Alexander Petrie

20 November 1824–3 February 1908
Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Petrie was christened on 20 November 1824, in Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Petrie, was 24 and his mother, Elisabeth Reid, was 24. He died on 3 February 1908, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Petrie
1800–
Elisabeth Reid
1800–
Jean Petrie
1822–
Alexander Petrie
1824–1908
Helen Petrie
1829–1861
Anne Petrie
1832–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1830
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1843
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Peter
Patrick
Patry
Petree
Petrey
Petry
Pettry

Sources (1)

  • Alexander Petrie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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