Benjamin Bristow Petrie

1868–1946 (Age 78)
Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Benjamin Bristow

When Benjamin Bristow Petrie was born on 19 June 1868, in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States, his father, Hazel Garland Petrie, was 47 and his mother, Mary Margaret Petrie, was 33. He married Flora E Perkins in 1892, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 1 December 1946, in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Bristow Petrie
Flora E Perkins
Marriage: 1892
Ruben Durrett Petrie

Spouse & Children

Kentucky, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Frank Petrie


  • Emma Petrie


  • Mattie Petrie


  • Female1865–1892Female

  • Male1868–1946Male

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Ben B Petree in household of Hazel G Petree, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ben B Petrie in household of Hazbe G Petrie, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamine Bristow Pitsil, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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