Mary Margret Trimmier

Female27 September 1840–8 September 1920

Brief Life History of Mary Margret

When Mary Margret Trimmier was born on 27 September 1840, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Obadiah Watson Trimmier ll, was 30 and her mother, Catherine N Ballew, was 27. She lived in East Chickamauga, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1850. She died on 8 September 1920, in Ringgold, Catoosa, Georgia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ringgold, Catoosa, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obadiah Watson Trimmier ll
1809–1882
Catherine N Ballew
1813–
Lucy Elizabeth Trimmier
1837–
Robert Bruce Trimmier
1838–1913
Mary Margret Trimmier
1840–1920
Catherine Trimmier
1842–
William T Trimmier
1844–
Rose S Trimmier
1848–1927
Mary E Trimmier
1853–
Rose S Trimmier
1856–

Sources (5)

  • Mary Trimyer in household of O W Trimyer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Margret Trimmier, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
  • Mary Trimmer, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

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

1846

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1846: Walker, Georgia, United States 1853: Catoosa, Georgia, United States

1861

Age 21

South Carolina is where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Hampshire):

occupational name from Middle English trimmer, a derivative of the verb trimmen (Old English trymman) which had multiple meanings, including ‘to strengthen, confirm, make ready’. The modern sense ‘to cut, trim’ is not attested in Middle English literature, but it is possible that the surname was for someone who cut something, perhaps cloth.

perhaps occasionally from the Middle English personal name Triamor, of uncertain origin but found as the name of an Egyptian ruler in Alexandria in the medieval romance Guy of Warwick. It remained in use for many years in a Baldwin family from the Hertfordshire area.

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

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