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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Henry Troth
Hannah Starr
William Troth
Sarah Mary Troth
John Troth
Hannah Starr Troth
Jane Troth
Margaret Troth
Hannah Troth
Elizabeth Troth

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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.

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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