Benjamin Petrie

New York, United States

The Life of Benjamin

Benjamin Petrie was born about 1842, in New York, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah Peck. He lived in Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1880.

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Benjamin Petrie
Sarah Peck
Mary Elizabeth Petrie
Benjamin Petrie
Sarah Petrie
Frank Apple

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Benjamin Petrie, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin Petrie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Benjamin Petrie in entry for Benjamin Petrie and Maude Ellen Grover, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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