David Troyer

28 February 1875–8 January 1876
Holmes, Ohio, United States

The Life of David

When David Troyer was born on 28 February 1875, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, his father, Simon D. A. Troyer, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Miller, was 23. He died on 8 January 1876, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, at the age of 0.

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Simon D. A. Troyer
Catherine Miller
Susan Troyer
David Troyer
Moses S. Troyer
Magdalena Troyer
Elizabeth Troyer
Emma Troyer
Catherine Troyer
Sarah Troyer
Mary Ann S. Troyer

Parents and Siblings

    Simon D. A. Troyer





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World Events (2)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

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 (3)

  • Troyer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • David Troyer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Troyer, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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