William Trefethen

5 June 1751–17 June 1825 (Age 74)
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of William

When William Trefethen was born on 5 June 1751, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Robinson Trefethern, was 30 and his mother, Abigail Locke, was 25. He married Elizabeth Tucker on 27 January 1774, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 June 1825, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Trefethen
1751–1825
Elizabeth Tucker
1753–1837
Marriage: 27 January 1774
William Trefethen
1775–1853
Nancy Trefethen
1790–1818
Nathaniel Tucker Trefethen
1777–1784
Abigail Trefethen
1779–1784
Nathaniel Trefethen
1785–1856
Joseph Trefethen
1787–1859
Polly Trefethen
1792–1820
Elizabeth Trefethern
1792–1870
Henry Trefethen
1794–1828
John Adams Trefethen
1799–1870
Thomas Joe Sebastian Trefethen
1801–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1774
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 25

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1791

Age 40

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William in entry for Elizabeth Taefey Hartley, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • William Trefey Hadley in entry for Elizabeth Trefey Hadley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • William Treferrin in entry for William Treferrin, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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