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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Alanson Trigg
Frances M. Willis
Marriage: about 1893
Joseph Ethan Trigg
Alanson Trigg
Alvah Lee Trigg
John Clay Trigg
Hayden Trigg
Lorin Ben Trigg

Spouse and Children

about 1893
Texas, United States



    Alvah Lee Trigg


    Alanson Trigg


    John Clay Trigg



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.