Benjamin Trigg

Male28 August 1791–12 July 1836

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Trigg was born on 28 August 1791, in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Trigg, was 32 and his mother, Priscilla Welsh, was 31. He married Elizabeth Roberts on 20 September 1813, in English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 July 1836, in Drybrook, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44.

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Benjamin Trigg
Elizabeth Roberts
Marriage: 20 September 1813
Sophia Trigg
William Trigg
Absalom Trigg

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Thryge - Church record: Baptism record or certificate: birth-name: Benjamin Trigg
  • Benjamin Trigg, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Benjamin Trigg in entry for Sophia Trigg, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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  • Marriage
    20 September 1813English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 10

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 17

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 24

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Gloucestershire): nickname from Middle English trig(ge) ‘trustworthy, faithful’ (Old Norse tryggr), or from the Middle English personal name Trig(ge) of the same origin.

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

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