David Cook Petrie

9 December 1887–23 July 1953 (Age 65)
Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David Cook

When David Cook Petrie was born on 9 December 1887, in Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Guild Petrie, was 38 and his mother, Isabella Girdwood Cook, was 32. He married Beatrice Anne Carter on 27 June 1920, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Ada, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Boise, Idaho, United States in 1938. He died on 23 July 1953, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Cook Petrie
Beatrice Anne Carter
Marriage: 27 June 1920
Mary Elizabeth Petrie
Laura Isobel Petrie

Spouse and Children

27 June 1920
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Guild Petrie


    Isabella Girdwood Cook




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries 1892: Ada, Idaho, United States
1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 18

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

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

Sources (3)

  • David P Petrie in household of James P Petrie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David C Petrie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Petrie in household of James G Petrie, "United States Census, 1910"

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