Abraham Trout

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Trout was born on 26 December 1783, in Strasburg Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Paul Traut, was 44 and his mother, Anna Maria Schaeffer, was 37. He had at least 10 sons and 9 daughters with Susanna Shertz. He lived in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Paradise, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 22 May 1872, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Trout
1783–1872
Susanna Shertz
1799–1874
Christiana TROUT
1817–1845
Susan Trout
1818–1826
Sarah Trout
1819–1894
Christian H Trout
1820–1837
Barbara Trout
1821–1895
Emanuel Trout
1822–
Elenora Trout
1823–1860
Hannah Trout
1825–1828
Samuel Trout
1829–1837
John A. Trout
1830–1909
John Trout
1831–
Henry H Trout
1832–1906
Sample Trout
1834–1913
George B Trout
1836–1917
Abraham W. Trout
1838–1907
Susanna Trout
1841–1910
Mary A. Trout
1844–
Susan Trout
1845–
Frank T Trout
1868–

Sources (12)

  • Abram Trout, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abraham Trout, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Abraham Trout, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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.

1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): nickname from Middle English trout(e), trut(e), trought(e), trot ‘trout’ (Old English trūht), perhaps for someone who caught or sold trout, or who was thought to resemble the fish in some way.

Altered form of German Traut .

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

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