Betsey Petrie

1838–1892 (Age 53)
Albion, Orleans, New York, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Petrie was born about 14 October 1838, her father, Joseph Petrie, was 27 and her mother, Pamelia Penulira Staring, was 19. She married Valentine J. Terpening before 1855. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Dugway, Albion, Oswego, New York, United States in 1880 and Albion, Oswego, New York, United States in 1892. She died on 15 June 1892, in Albion, Orleans, New York, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Dugway Cemetery, Albion Center, Albion, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Betsey Petrie
1838–1892
Valentine J. Terpening
1832–1897
Marriage: before 1855
Addie M Terpening
1867–1954

Spouse & Children

  • Female1838–1892Female

  • Valentine J. Terpening

    Male1832–1897Male

MARRIAGE
before 1855
children

(1)

  • Addie M Terpening

    Female1867–1954Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal names Peter or Patrick .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Betsy Terpening in household of Valentine Terpening, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsy Terpening in household of D Snell, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Betsey Terpening in household of Valentine Terpening, "New York State Census, 1855"

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