Emma L Troyer

15 April 1867–6 August 1951 (Age 84)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Emma L

When Emma L Troyer was born on 15 April 1867, in Indiana, United States, her father, Levi D Troyer, was 20 and her mother, Sevilla T Hochstetler, was 21. She married John J Hershberger on 18 April 1886, in Shanesville, Sugarcreek, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sugarcreek, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Berlin, Berlin Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 6 August 1951, in Millersburg, Hardy Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Hardy Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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John J Hershberger
Emma L Troyer
Marriage: 18 April 1886
Miles Campbell Hershberger
Ralph Adlai Hershberger
Edward Hershberger
Vera Hershberger
Evora Hershberger

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 1
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
Age 1
As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 23
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (9)

  • Emma Hershberger in household of John J Hershberger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Troyer in household of Levi Troyer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma Troyer in household of Levi D Troyer, "United States Census, 1870"

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