- Birth Date
- 26 July 1825
- Death Date
- 18 July 1900
The Pettits traveled to Utah in 1848 because Lorenzo Pettit's name is found on the list of people who received lots in Salt Lake City in 1848.His death date is confirmed by his obituary and his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 22
- Andrew Jenson, "Pettit, Lorenzo" and "Pettit, Lucy Ann Merrill," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson History Company, 1971), 405-406.
- "Death of Lorenzo Pettit, After a Lingering Illness," Salt Lake Herald , 19 July 1900, 6.
- "Faithful Man Laid Away," Deseret Evening News , 23 July 1900, 8.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- [List of those filing for lots, 1848], in Salt Lake County Recorder's Office, Land records [ca. 1847-1860].
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.