The Shemwell Family

William Troutman Tombstone

William TroutmanAge: 84 years18021887

William Troutman
Given names
Birth September 22, 1802 33 26
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 3 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a brotherEli Ambrose Troutman
April 4, 1804 (Age 18 months)
Birth of a sisterCynthia Troutman
about 1806 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherHiram Troutman
February 23, 1808 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a sisterAmanda C Troutman
1809 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherGreenup Troutman
May 28, 1811 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherAlvin Milton Troutman
about 1814 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Michael Trautmann Sr
April 13, 1814 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 9 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Death of a motherCatherine Spurgeon
April 10, 1818 (Age 15 years)
Marriage of a parentPeter TrautmannMary “Polly” RobinsonView this family
November 9, 1818 (Age 16 years)
Note: The Marriage Bond Mary's marriage to Peter Troutman document that she is the widow of a John Robinson. No record of her proper maiden name and marriage to John Robinson has yet to be found.
Birth of a half-sisterHarriet Troutman
September 2, 1819 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterArmenia Troutman
December 22, 1824 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a half-sisterCatharine Troutman
August 21, 1825 (Age 22 years)
Death of a half-sisterRebecca Troutman
July 26, 1826 (Age 23 years)
Marriage of a parentPeter TrautmannMargaret Virginia HarrisonView this family
March 29, 1827 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterAmanda C Troutman
1830 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Greenup Troutman Sr
April 27, 1831 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 29 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Death of a fatherPeter Trautmann
April 12, 1836 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Probate 1836 (Age 33 years)
Note: Peter Troutman died in 1836. That same year his sons (William Troutman and Hiram Troutman) created a Bond for the Probate Court.
Death of a brotherGreenup Troutman
May 9, 1847 (Age 44 years)
Death of a half-brotherJames Troutman
September 16, 1847 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 43 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
MarriageRachel SawyersView this family
March 9, 1851 (Age 48 years)
Death of a half-brotherMichael A Troutman
May 24, 1852 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Greenup Troutman SrIsabel BruceView this family
April 4, 1855 (Age 52 years)
Name: John G Troutman Sex: Male Spouse's Name: Isabel Bruce Spouse's Sex: Female Officiator's Name: Peter Bixler Marriage Place: Fulton, Indiana Marriage License Date: 04 Apr 1855 Marriage License Place: Fulton, Indiana, United States Event Type: Marriage License Page: 197 Number of Images: 1
Death of a brotherJohn Troutman
December 6, 1855 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sisterMalinda Troutman
about 1857 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 54 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a half-sisterRachel Margaret “Peggy” Troutman
November 15, 1864 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 58 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 64 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 64 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a wifeRachel Sawyers
October 12, 1869 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 66 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a brotherAlvin Milton Troutman
about 1874 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherHiram Troutman
May 8, 1878 (Age 75 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 75 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sonJohn Greenup Troutman Sr
June 18, 1886 (Age 83 years)
Death August 25, 1887 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Shaffer Cemetery
Last change September 7, 202019:18:00

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 15, 1798Bourbon, Kansas, United States
11 months
elder sister
Malinda Troutman
Birth: about 1798 28 21Virginia, United States
Death: about 1857Indiana, United States
22 months
elder brother
John Troutman TombstoneJohn Troutman
Birth: October 19, 1799 30 23Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 6, 1855Cass, Indiana, United States
3 years
William Troutman TombstoneWilliam Troutman
Birth: September 22, 1802 33 26Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 25, 1887Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
18 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
22 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Greenup Troutman TombstoneGreenup Troutman
Birth: May 28, 1811 42 35Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 9, 1847Fulton, Indiana, United States
4 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Margaret Peggy Duncan - View this family
Marriage: September 4, 1790Nelson, Kentucky, United States
15 months
Michael A Troutman TombstoneMichael A Troutman
Birth: December 6, 1791 22 18Nelson, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 24, 1852Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
2 years
Rebecca Troutman TombstoneRebecca Troutman
Birth: 1793 23 20Kentucky, United States
Death: July 26, 1826Indiana, United States
16 months
James Troutman TombstoneJames Troutman
Birth: April 26, 1794 25 21Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 16, 1847Fletcher, Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 years
Rachel Margaret Troutman TombstoneRachel Margaret “Peggy” Troutman
Birth: November 1796 27 23Nelson, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 15, 1864Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States
Father’s family with Mary “Polly” Robinson - View this family
Marriage: November 9, 1818Shelby, Kentucky, United States
10 months
Harriet Troutman
Birth: September 2, 1819 50 25Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 25, 1906Clay City, Clay, Illinois, United States
5 years
8 months
Catharine Troutman TombstoneCatharine Troutman
Birth: August 21, 1825 56 31Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 20, 1902Fulton, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Margaret Virginia Harrison - View this family
Margaret Virginia Harrison
Birth: October 4, 1773Kerr Creek, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death: June 12, 1857Hanover, Jefferson, Indiana, United States
Marriage: March 29, 1827Jefferson, Indiana, United States
Family with Rachel Sawyers - View this family
William Troutman TombstoneWilliam Troutman
Birth: September 22, 1802 33 26Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 25, 1887Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Rachel Sawyers TombstoneRachel Sawyers
Birth: November 10, 1800 36 30Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1869Indiana, United States
Marriage: March 9, 1851Fulton, Indiana, United States
-20 years
John Greenup Troutman SrJohn Greenup Troutman Sr
Birth: April 27, 1831 28 30Nineveh, Johnson, Indiana, United States
Death: June 18, 1886Indiana, United States

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