Otto Charles Petrich

19 May 1873–24 April 1958 (Age 84)
Schokken, Wongrowitz, Posen, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Otto Charles

When Otto Charles Petrich was born on 19 May 1873, in Schokken, Wongrowitz, Posen, Prussia, Germany, his father, Ernst Friedrich Petrich, was 29 and his mother, Anna Louisa Otto, was 36. He married Bertha Louise Bahr on 2 January 1900, in Washington, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Falls, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 2, McLennan, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 April 1958, in Marlin, Falls, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Riesel, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto Charles Petrich
1873–1958
Bertha Louise Bahr
1875–1950
Marriage: 2 January 1900
Anna Louise Julia Petrich
1900–1976
Walter William Petrich
1901–1988
Edna Martha Petrich
1904–1996
Emma Bertha Petrich
1908–1999
Lillie Petrich
1912–
Earnest Otto Petrich
1914–2003
Erwin August "Pete" Petrich
1919–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1900
Washington, Texas, United States
children

(7)

    Female1900–1976Female

    Walter William Petrich

    Male1901–1988Male

    Edna Martha Petrich

    Female1904–1996Female

    Female1908–1999Female

    Lillie Petrich

    Female1912–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ernst Friedrich Petrich

    Male1843–1917Male

    Anna Louisa Otto

    Female1837–1919Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 3

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1890

Age 17

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 28

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

1 Slovenian (Petrič); Croatian and Serbian (Petrić): see Petric .2 East German: enlarged form of Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Otto C Petrich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • O C Petrich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otto C Petrich, "United States Census, 1920"

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