William Troth

1733–1808 (Age 75)
Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of William

When William Troth was born on 20 June 1733, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Paul Troth, was 27 and his mother, Deborah Haines, was 30. He married Esther Borton on 9 May 1757, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 10 July 1808, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Laurel, Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Troth
Esther Borton
Marriage: 9 May 1757
Paul Troth
Deborah Troth
Isaac Troth
Jacob Troth
John Troth
Esther Troth

Spouse & Children

9 May 1757
Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, British Colonial America


  • Male1759–1841Male

  • Deborah Troth


  • Isaac Troth


  • Jacob Troth


  • John Troth


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • Elizabeth Troth


  • Mary Troth


  • Male1733–1808Male

  • Jane Troth


  • Male1737–1783Male

World Events (4)


Age 42

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 43

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

Age 58

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): nickname from Middle English trowthe, trouthe ‘good faith’, ‘loyalty’. By my troth was a common phrase emphasizing the veracity of an assertion, and the nickname may have been bestowed on someone who used it habitually or to excess.

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

Sources (3)

  • Troth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Genealogy of the Troth family of Burlington County, New Jersey, 1700-1800 : to w..
  • New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817 for William Troth

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