Sara Irena Petrie

Brief Life History of Sara Irena

When Sara Irena Petrie was born on 26 September 1892, in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States, her father, Freedline Petrie, was 47 and her mother, Eva Cordelia Davis, was 31. She married Charles K Allesee on 26 August 1912, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Clinton Township, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 17 January 1976, at the age of 83, and was buried in Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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Charles K Allesee
1891–1975
Sara Irena Petrie
1892–1976
Marriage: 26 August 1912
Charles Gordon Allesee
1914–1966

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  • Irena Petra in household of Amelia Philips, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Sara Irena Petrie, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Irene Petrie, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from the Scots personal name Petrie, a pet form of both Peter and Patrick .

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

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