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
1733–1808
Esther Borton
1738–1815
Marriage: 9 May 1757
Paul Troth
1759–1841
Deborah Troth
1759–1791
Isaac Troth
1762–1834
Jacob Troth
1764–1764
John Troth
1767–1813
Esther Troth
1771–1851

Spouse & Children

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

(6)

  • Male1759–1841Male

  • Deborah Troth

    Female1759–1791Female

  • Isaac Troth

    Male1762–1834Male

  • Jacob Troth

    Male1764–1764Male

  • John Troth

    Male1767–1813Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

  • Elizabeth Troth

    Female1723–Female

  • Mary Troth

    Female1725–1830Female

  • Male1733–1808Male

  • Jane Troth

    Female1736–Female

  • Male1737–1783Male

World Events (4)

1775

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."
1776

Age 43

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791

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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