Alanson Trigg

22 December 1846–8 May 1922 (Age 75)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Alanson

When Alanson Trigg was born on 22 December 1846, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Hodge Trigg, was 36 and his mother, Catherine T. Shepherd, was 33. He married Frances M. Willis about 1893, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 May 1922, in Grapevine, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Grapevine Cemetery, Grapevine, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Trigg
1846–1922
Frances M. Willis
1874–1942
Marriage: about 1893
Joseph Ethan Trigg
1893–1969
Alanson Trigg
1898–1900
Alvah Lee Trigg
1895–1915
John Clay Trigg
1903–1987
Hayden Trigg
1909–1992
Lorin Ben Trigg
1912–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1893
Texas, United States
children

(6)

    Male1893–1969Male

    Alvah Lee Trigg

    Female1895–1915Female

    Alanson Trigg

    Male1898–1900Male

    John Clay Trigg

    Male1903–1987Male

    Male1909–1992Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 16

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse byname Triggr meaning ‘trustworthy’, ‘faithful’, a cognate of Trow 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alanson Trigg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alanson Trigg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alanson Trigg, "United States Census, 1910"

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