Henderson M Trogdon

9 August 1825–13 May 1877 (Age 51)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henderson M

When Henderson M Trogdon was born on 9 August 1825, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Erman Trogdon, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Jane Hendricks, was 22. He married Lucinda M Wright on 28 November 1854, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870. He died on 13 May 1877, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States.

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Henderson M Trogdon
Lucinda M Wright
Marriage: 28 November 1854

Spouse and Children

28 November 1854
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Erman Trogdon


    Sarah Jane Hendricks




World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 5

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henderson Trogden in household of Saml Trogden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henderson M Trogdon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henderson M Trogdon, "United States Census, 1870"

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