Othneil Trawick

1767–1862 (Age 95)
Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Othneil

When Othneil Trawick was born in 1767, in Wake, North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert C Trawick, was 38 and his mother, Moore Berryman, was 27. He married Sarah Eason on 6 May 1797, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1850. He died in 1862, in McConnell, Sumter, Alabama, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Othneil Trawick
Sarah Eason
Marriage: 6 May 1797
Mary Traweek
Adelaide Traywick
George Rufus Traweek Sr.
Sarah 'Sally' Traywick

Spouse and Children

6 May 1797
Johnston, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 9

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

Age 9

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 25

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form, under German influence, of Polish Trawicki, a habitational name from a place called Trawice in Gdańsk voivodeship, or some other place named with Polish trawa ‘grass’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Othniel Trawick in household of Abraham Gridley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Othniel Traywick, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Oathniel Traywick, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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