S. Peter “Peter” Jett
Born 1840
Died date unknown
Place of Birth: Presumed Stafford County, Virginia
Buried: Fairfax/Maley/Woodyard/Jett Family Cemetery, 11313 Hunting Horse Drive, Clifton, Virginia
How Died: Unknown
Military Service: Confederacy
Military rank held: Private
Unit: Co A, 30th Virginia Infantry
Battles/engagements: unknown

Little is known about Peter Jett. On July 17, 1861, he enlisted at Marlboro Point in Stafford County, Virginia. He was absent sick for two months during 1861 and for seven months in 1864.

In the 1880 census, S. Peter Jett was living in George Fairfax’s home. George was Peter’s brother- in-law and also a Private in the Confederate army. Both are buried in the family cemetery together with another Confederate soldier, Private John “Jeff” Woodyard.

1. Brothers and Cousins: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors of Fairfax County, VA, compiled by William Page Johnson, II
2. US census, 1880

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Researched and written by Mary Lipsey