In a written statement, he recalled the title of his father's book "True Compass" in speaking about his relationship with Petitgout."My father spoke about his true compass, guiding him through his journey of life. "She has helped me navigate the uncharted waters of life beyond politics and given me the reason to look forward to a personal life with family and friends." Petitgout, who teaches sixth grade in a public school, has a 3-year-old daughter, Harper, from a previous marriage."We feel so fortunate to have found each other," she said in a written statement."Patrick is caring and values me, giving me friendship and love.His sister Kara (1960–2011) was a television and film producer while his brother Ted Jr.(born 1961) is a lawyer and member of the Connecticut State Senate.
They were engaged in March 1992, and married July 3, 1992, in a civil ceremony at his home in Mc Lean, Virginia.
It includes the immigrant Rev Johann Nicholas Martins ancestry and descendants.
Also included is book lists, marriages, cemeteries, DNA project, early churches, and famous people in the line.
He served two terms in the House representing District 9 in Providence, Rhode Island.
He chose not to run for a third term, and was succeeded by Anastasia P. In 1994 Kennedy was elected as a Democrat to represent the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island.