Shared Photo: George Ford Petrie with his daughter, Marie Annette

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I wanted to share this family photo of George Petrie with the community. Location: unknown. Date: c. 1897 (She died 7 Nov. 1898 at age 4 yrs. 31/2 months, I'm estimating that she was 3 in the photo).  Her father served in the Spanish American War.
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WikiTree profile: George Petrie
in The Tree House by Christine Cook G2G Crew (530 points)
edited by Christine Cook

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Thanks for sharing this photo of adorable little Marie and her doting Daddy.  What a cute picture!  I was so sad to read that she died at such a young age.  Based on her age, can you estimate the date of the photo and add it to the photo page?  And be sure to create a profile page for Daddy's little girl.  It may not have a lot of information, but you can add her cause of death and link her photo.  I'm sure that George wants her to be remembered.
by Star Kline G2G6 Pilot (537k points)
selected by Susan Laursen
I really liked your comment.  To me, it's such a happy sad photo.  Her father never really recovered from her death and he was a really nice man.  His wife was a super nice lady and she died in 1955 when I was 11, but I still remember her gifts.  She always sent a small gift at Christmas George Petrie was my great grandmother's brother.
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This is really adorable George with his daughter Marie look at there happy faces I just enjoy looking at this photo

Thank you for sharing
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
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by Gerald Baraboo G2G6 Pilot (949k points)

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