William Trego

1754–1814 (Age 59)
Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of William

When William Trego was born on 18 September 1754, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Howard Trego, was 22 and his mother, Alice Piersol, was 21. He married Elizabeth Stubbs about 1780, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 22 February 1814, at the age of 59, and was buried in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Trego
1754–1814
Elizabeth Stubbs
1758–1815
Marriage: about 1780
Joseph Trego
1784–1842
John Trego
1784–
Alice Trego
1789–1868
Hannah Trego
1806–
Orpha Trego
1785–1859
Sarah Trego
1787–1835
Daniel Trego
1796–1876
Vincent Trego
1798–1841
Thomas Trego
1804–
Elizabeth Trego
1814–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1780
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

  • Joseph Trego

    Male1784–1842Male

  • Male1784–Male

  • Orpha Trego

    Female1785–1859Female

  • Female1787–1835Female

  • Alice Trego

    Female1789–1868Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

  • Male1754–1814Male

  • Moses Trego

    Male1759–1791Male

  • Alice Trego

    Female1761–1807Female

  • Joseph Trego

    Male1763–1794Male

  • Margaret Trego

    Female1765–1850Female

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 22

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

Age 22

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • Myheritage family trees- William Trego

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