William Ferdinand Trostdorf

14 May 1862–4 June 1929 (Age 67)
New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Ferdinand

When William Ferdinand Trostdorf was born on 14 May 1862, in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, Georg William Ferdinand Trostdorf, was 33 and his mother, Maria Anna "Mary Ann" Reist, was 27. He married Hester Augusta Jacob on 20 December 1887, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Goshen, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 4 June 1929, in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fair Street Cemetery, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ferdinand Trostdorf
Hester Augusta Jacob
Marriage: 20 December 1887
Herbert J Trostdorf
Karl Henry Trustdorf

Spouse and Children

20 December 1887
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Georg William Ferdinand Trostdorf


    Maria Anna "Mary Ann" Reist




    Henry John Trostdorf



    Minnie Trostdorf


    W Minnie Trostdorf


    G Franklin Trostdorf


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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Sources (3)

  • William Trostdorf in household of Ferd Trostdorf, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William F Trostdorff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Trostdorf, "United States Census, 1900"

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