When Frederick W Petrie was born about 1905, in Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick Bryant Petrie, was 28 and his mother, Carrie Stella Strawn, was 27. He married Viola M Toussaint on 10 February 1928, in Niagara, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died about 1952, at the age of 49.
Scottish: from the Scots personal name Petrie, a pet form of both Peter and Patrick .