William Troth

1784–1816 (Age 31)
New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of William

When William Troth was born on 24 October 1784, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Henry Troth, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Starr, was 25. He died on 16 July 1816, in United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Troth
1758–1821
Hannah Starr
1758–1828
William Troth
1784–1816
Sarah Mary Troth
1787–1875
John Troth
1790–1857
Hannah Starr Troth
1791–1862
Jane Troth
1791–1866
Margaret Troth
1794–1860
Hannah Troth
1796–
Elizabeth Troth
1799–1819

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787

Age 3

Delaware was the first state to ratify the federal Constitution -- December 7, 1787, becoming the first state in the Union
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 10

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): nickname from Middle English trowthe, trouthe ‘good faith’, ‘loyalty’. By my troth was a common phrase emphasizing the veracity of an assertion, and the nickname may have been bestowed on someone who used it habitually or to excess.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Troth, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"
  • William Troth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935

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