William Lewis Trego

1886–1977 (Age 90)
Benton Township, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Lewis

When William Lewis Trego was born on 15 July 1886, in Benton Township, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, George Washington Trego, was 41 and his mother, Mahalia Virginia Culp, was 28. He married Pearl Blanche Perry on 15 July 1921, in Madison, Indiana, United States. He lived in Benton, Benton, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died in January 1977, at the age of 90.

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William Lewis Trego
Pearl Blanche Perry
Marriage: 15 July 1921

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15 July 1921
Madison, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 24

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

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

Sources (3)

  • William L Frego in household of George H Frego, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William L Tugo in household of George W Tugo, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Lewis Trego, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950"

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