William J. Trego Sr.

1744–1826 (Age 82)
Upper Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of William J.

When William J. Trego Sr. was born on 16 March 1744, in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, John Trego Cartledge, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Lester Dickerson, was 24. He married Rebecca Hibbs on 14 September 1768, in Wrightstown MM, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 December 1826, in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wrightstown Friends Meeting Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wrightstown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William J. Trego Sr.
1744–1826
Rebecca Hibbs
1740–1849
Marriage: 14 September 1768
Thomas Trego
1769–1837
Mahlon Trego
1770–1849
Joseph B Trego
1772–1849
William Trego Jr.
1774–1850
John Trego
1776–1832
Mary Trego
1778–1784
Jacob Trego
1780–1870
Jesse Trego
1782–1783
Hannah Trego
1784–
Rebecca Trego
1785–1865
Mary Trego
1788–1867

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1768
Wrightstown MM, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 32

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 43

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Trego, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • William Trego, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • William Trego, "Find A Grave Index"

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