Rev. Benjamin D. Troyer

5 August 1821–23 March 1899 (Age 77)
Holmes, Ohio, United States

The Life of Benjamin D.

When Rev. Benjamin D. Troyer was born on 5 August 1821, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, his father, David Troyer, was 44 and his mother, Barbara Schrock, was 41. He married Saloma Yoder about 1843, in Sugarcreek, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 23 March 1899, in Canaan Township, Madison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Daniel H Raber Farm Cemetery, Walnut Creek, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Benjamin D. Troyer
1821–1899
Saloma Yoder
1825–1909
Marriage: about 1843
Catherine Troyer
1844–1865
Lydia B Troyer
1846–1934
Barbara Troyer
1847–1930
Levi B Troyer
1849–1882
Anna B. Troyer
1852–1925
Mary B Troyer
1853–1936
Daniel B Troyer
1856–1943
Magdalena Troyer
1857–1860
Benjamin B. Troyer
1859–1941
Jacob Troyer
1861–1879
John B Troyer
1863–1953
Elizabeth Troyer
1865–1950
Sarah B. Troyer
1867–1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1843
Sugarcreek, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
children

(13)

    Catherine Troyer

    Female1844–1865Female

    Lydia B Troyer

    Female1846–1934Female

    Barbara Troyer

    Female1847–1930Female

    Levi B Troyer

    Male1849–1882Male

    Anna B. Troyer

    Female1852–1925Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 15

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of German Troier, Treuer, in the south, a topographic name for someone who lived by a cattle track Treyen (from Latin trivium ‘trail’); in the north, from an occupational name from Middle Low German troye ‘jerkin’.2 Dutch (De Troyer): occupational name for a maker of jerkins ( see Troy 6).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Troyer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Troyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin Troyer, "United States Census, 1880"

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