William Garfield Trego

1880–1953 (Age 72)
St. Clair, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Garfield

When William Garfield Trego was born on 16 March 1880, in St. Clair, Missouri, United States, his father, John Trego, was 31 and his mother, Mary Jane Dines, was 20. He married Maggie May Dean on 14 September 1904, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Green Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 29 January 1953, in Ray, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Garfield Trego
Maggie May Dean
Marriage: 14 September 1904
Alma Lee Trego
Orville Alva Trego
Hazel May Trego

Spouse & Children

14 September 1904
United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Trego


  • Mary Jane Dines




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

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

Sources (3)

  • William J Trego, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William G Trego, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Trego in household of John Trego, "United States Census, 1900"

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