Francis Petre Jr.

Brief Life History of Francis

When Francis Petre Jr. was born on 8 August 1855, in New Baltimore, Macomb, Michigan, United States, his father, Francis Petre, was 38 and his mother, Pauline Adélaïde Dagneau Dequindre, was 34. He married Ida Belle Ferteau in 1878, in New Baltimore, Macomb, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Jonesfield Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 December 1926, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Petre Jr.
1855–1926
Louisa Elizabeth Yax
1870–1926
Marriage: 31 May 1888
Orville Frank Petre
1889–
Mary-Elizabeth Petre
1890–1907
Mabel Caroline Petre
1892–1942
Esther Louise Petre
1894–1964
Helen-Goldie Petre
1896–1953
Rosie Petre
1898–1898
Oscar Louis Petre
1899–1959
Elmer-Henry Petre
1902–1964
Francis Theodore Petre
1904–1918
Ethel Josephine Petre
1906–1976
Bessie-Mae Petre
1911–1911
Eleanor E. Petre
1914–2002

Sources (66)

  • Francis Petrie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frances Petrie, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Francis Petro Jr., "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Peter .

Americanized form of German Petri .

Swedish (mainly Petré): shortened form of Petraeus, a Latinized patronymic from the personal name Per, Pär (see Peter ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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