Margaret Mary Troy

13 August 1889–
Ada, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Margaret Mary

When Margaret Mary Troy was born on 13 August 1889, in Ada, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, James Brian Troy, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Ann McCormick, was 25.

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Family Time Line

James Brian Troy
1859–1944
Lucy Ann McCormick
1864–1944
John Joseph Troy
1888–1972
Margaret Mary Troy
1889–
William Troy
1892–
Mabel Troy
1895–
Mrs Irene Malhoit
1897–
Catherine Troy
1903–
James P Troy
1905–
Margaret Mary Troy
1906–1999

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1888–1972Male

    Female1889–Female

    William Troy

    Male1892–Male

    Mabel Troy

    Female1895–Female

    Mrs Irene Malhoit

    Female1897–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Troighthigh ‘descendant of Troightheach’, a byname meaning ‘foot soldier’.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Troyes in Aude, France. There was also an Anglo-Norman family of this name in Ireland.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or an Americanized spelling of Treu .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Margaret Mary Troy, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Margaret Mary Troy, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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