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.
Louisa Elizabeth Yax
Marriage: 31 May 1888
Orville Frank Petre
Mary-Elizabeth Petre
Mabel Caroline Petre
Esther Louise Petre
Helen-Goldie Petre
Rosie Petre
Oscar Louis Petre
Elmer-Henry Petre
Francis Theodore Petre
Ethel Josephine Petre
Bessie-Mae Petre
Eleanor E. Petre

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)


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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