Mary Elizabeth Troyer or Frazer


Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Troyer or Frazer was born in 1842, in Indiana, United States, her father, Daniel Troyer, was 43 and her mother, Catherine Reep, was 39. She married Ziba Winget on 26 April 1860, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Union Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Simon Snyder
Mary Elizabeth Troyer or Frazer
Marriage: about 1872
Daniel Fenton Snyder
Albert Snyder

Sources (12)

  • Mary E Snyder in household of Simon Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Troyer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Mary Troyer in entry for William Henry Winget, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1872St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Historical Boundaries 1842: Monroe Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States 1845: Union Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 33

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Swiss German Treyer, a cognate of 2 below and 3 below or a variant of Dreyer .

    German: variant of Treuer (and, in North America, probably also an altered form of this), in the south a topographic name for someone who lived by a cattle track (Treyen, from Latin trivium ‘trail’), in the north an occupational name derived from Middle Low German troye ‘jerkin’ (compare 5 below). The surname Troyer is very rare in Germany.

    Americanized form of Austrian German Trojer: topographic name derived from South German dialect troi ‘cattle track’, a cognate of 2 above.

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

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