James Madison Petry

Male13 August 1875–23 January 1957

Brief Life History of James Madison

When James Madison Petry was born on 13 August 1875, in Monroe Township, Preble, Ohio, United States, his father, Aaron W Petry, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Jane Wehrley, was 24. He married Armina Alice Stump on 28 June 1902, in Darke, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Darke, Ohio, United States for about 50 years and Greensfork Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 23 January 1957, in Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Branch Cemetery, Baker, Darke, Ohio, United States.

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James Madison Petry
Armina Alice Stump
Marriage: 28 June 1902
Lora Pearl Petry
Jennie Lanya Petry
Ada Lucille Petry
Joseph Kenneth Petry
Theresa Aletha Petry
Marvin Eugene Petry
Elva Pearl Petry
Marietta Alice Petry

Sources (20)

  • James M Petry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James M. Patry, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • James M. Petry, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1902Darke, Ohio, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 1

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 23

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    German, French (mainly Lorraine), Walloon, Flemish, and Luxembourgish: variant of Petri .

    Scottish: variant of Petrie .

    English and Scottish: variant of Patry 2.

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

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