Mary Elizabeth Troyer or Frazer

Indiana, United States

The Life 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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Ziba Winget
Mary Elizabeth Troyer or Frazer
Marriage: 26 April 1860
William Henry Winget
David Edwin Winget

Spouse and Children

26 April 1860
Elkhart, Indiana, United States


    William Henry Winget



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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 9

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
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

1 Altered spelling of German Troier, Treuer, in the south, a topographic name for someone who lived by a cattle track Treyen (from Latin trivium ‘trail’); in the north, from an occupational name from Middle Low German troye ‘jerkin’.2 Dutch (De Troyer): occupational name for a maker of jerkins ( see Troy 6).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Snyder in household of Simon Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Synder in household of Simon Synder, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Troyer in entry for William Henry Winget, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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