Petrie

Descendants of Alexander Bisset Munro of Bristol, Maine

Alexander Bisset Munro was born 25 Dec. 1793 at Inverness, Scotland to Donald and Janet (Bisset) Munro. Alexander left Scotland at the age of 14, and lived in Dimecrana in the West Indies for 18 years. He owned a plantation, raising cotton, coffee and other produce. He brought produce to Boston Massachusetts on the ship of Solomon Dockendorff. To be sure he got his money, Solomon asked his to come home with him, where he met Solomon’s sister, Jane Dockendorff. Alexander went back to the West Indies, sold out, and moved to Round Pond, Maine, and married Jane. They had 14 children: Janet, Alexander, Margaret, Nancy, Jane, Mary, Solomon, Donald, John, William, Bettie, Edmund, Joseph and Lydia.

Biographical Sketch of John Robertson Petrie

Petrie, John Robertson; plumber; born, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1863; son of William and Charlotte Robertson Petrie; 1869-1877, Cleveland public schools, and Elgin, County of Moray, Scotland; married, Elgin, Sept. 23, 1886, Margaret Sutherland; six children; 18 years in military service, volunteer; retired as col. sergt. of B Go., 6th U. B., Carlton, Highlanders, 1905; sixteen …

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Obituary of John Bull

Private services were held Tuesday at the Sunnyside Memorial Park Chapel for John Bull, 85, who died Feb. 10 at his home in Toppenish after a long illness. John Bull was born in Ellensburg and lived here until 1919. He is survived by his wife, Ida K. Bull of Toppenish and three daughters, Mrs. Spencer …

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Biography of Hazel G. Petrie

HAZEL G. PETRIE, (some of the family spell the name Petree, others as above, which is the original and correct orthography), is a descendant of Peter Petrie, who was born in Scotland, of Scotch-Presbyterian parents. When in his seventh year, Peter attended a school taught by a Presbyterian minister, somewhat distinguished for his rigid enforcement …

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