Clifton Charles Petrie

22 June 1896–May 1953 (Age 56)
Pierson, Montcalm, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clifton Charles

When Clifton Charles Petrie was born on 22 June 1896, in Pierson, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, his father, Walter H. Petrie, was 40 and his mother, Martha F Heath, was 36. He married Beatrice Richmond Heilner on 18 June 1918, in Montcalm, Michigan, United States. He died in May 1953, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pierson, Montcalm, Michigan, United States.

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Clifton Charles Petrie
Beatrice Richmond Heilner
Marriage: 18 June 1918

Spouse and Children

18 June 1918
Montcalm, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Walter H. Petrie


    Martha F Heath




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 7

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifton Petrie in household of Martha Petrie, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clifford C Petrie in household of Fanny Heilnu, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clifton C Petria in household of Martha Petrie, "United States Census, 1900"

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