William H Wallace Trego

1837–1916 (Age 78)
Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William H Wallace

When William H Wallace Trego was born in March 1837, in Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward Trego, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Fenton, was 25. He married Sarah Ann Bennett on 23 September 1861, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died about 1916, in Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Newtown Cemetery, Newtown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H Wallace Trego
Sarah Ann Bennett
Marriage: 23 September 1861
Mary Lena Trego
Elizabeth Trego
William Wallace Trego Jr.

Spouse & Children

23 September 1861
Pennsylvania, United States


  • Mary Lena Trego


  • Elizabeth Trego


  • William Wallace Trego Jr.


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Trego


  • Sarah Fenton




  • Male1837–1916Male

  • Elizabeth F. Trego


  • Charles T. Trego


  • Morris H. Trego


  • Samuel Warren Trego


+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 9

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

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 26

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Wallace W Trego, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wallace W Trego in household of Thomas S Murray, "United States Census, 1860"
  • W H Wallace Trego, "United States Census, 1880"

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