A Few Interesting Folks in the Family Tree
- Charles Nelms Lewis
State senator from Kentucky in 1813
- Merrill Emmet Noble
Elected Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court in 1969
- William Page
- Edwin W Pauley
Founder of Petrol Corp in 1923
Pauley Paviliion at UCLA is named in his honor for his philanthropy and service as a Regent
- Dick Van Patten
- Richard Stockton
Richard signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776
- Donald R Van Petten
He ranched and taught history and political science at Arizona State College/Arizona State University from 1942 to 1961.
He served in the House of Representatives of the Arizona Legislature from 1928 to 1930.
During his faculty years, he wrote several editions of a text on Arizona government, used extensively in schools throughout the state.
- John Bullock Van Petten
Known as the 'Reverend General'
- John Greenleaf Whittier
American Quaker poet, abolitionist and supporter of women's sufferage