George Trefry 1st
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George Trefry 1st (1799 - 1864)

Capt. George Trefry 1st
Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 64 [location unknown]
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Biography

George Trefry was born August 13, 1799, the son of Joshua Pitman Trefry and Elizabeth Kinney of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia[1] [2]

Circa 1822, he married Abigail Perry, daughter of Elisha Perry, and they had children[1], including:

  1. George Kendall Trefry, born June 12, 1823[3], who married Catherine Crowell, daughter of Thomas Crowell on November 5, 1850, and who died September 24, 1899
  2. Anna Clements Trefry Richards, born June 7, 1825, who married David Richards, son of John Richards II, and died March 15, 1887[4] [5]
  3. Silas Clements Trefry, born August 29, 1826, who married Abigal (Bent) Dowley, widow of John Dowley on September 29, 1860; and who died January 8, 1885[6]
  4. Elisha Perry Trefry, September 19, 1828, who married Sarah K. Hitchens, daughter of Richard Hitchens on December 4, 1859; and who died December 4, 1895[7]
  5. Delancy Gesner Trefry, who was born January 24, 1830; who married Rachel M. Westcott, daughter of Robert Westcott[8]
  6. Abigail, born July 10, 1831, who died January 4, 1833
  7. Joseph Foster Crosby Trefry, born February 2, 1833, who died in 1837
  8. Avery Piper Trefry, born May 2, 1834, who died in 1837
  9. Caleb Cook Trefry, born Feb 18, 1836, who died in 1853
  10. Joseph Avery Trefry, born March 22, 1838; who married Mary Emily Brown, daughter of Samuel Brown on December 8, 1863; and who died February 29, 1880[9]
  11. Abigail Maria, born December 9, 1839, who died June 5, 1861
  12. Norman Leander, born June 7, 1844; who married Rosebella Meads Crosby, daughter of Wallace Crosby on January 10, 1864[10]

George Trefry died January 4, 1864[1], and is buried in Arcadia Cemetery in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia[11]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Genealogies : Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald, by George S. Brown; prepared for publication by Martha & William Reamy, assisted by John McDonald Hilton ... et al.; published in Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1993. ISBN: 0806313722; page 589, 592
  2. Familysearch shows various family trees with this information
  3. "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV6T-9H1 : 18 November 2014), George Trefry, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 60; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13171, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,807.
  4. "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F26L-95R : 27 November 2014), Anne C Trefry Richards in entry for Edwin Arthur Richards, 19 Mar 1867; citing Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 19 Mar 1867, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,319,586.
  5. Findagrave Memorial #112867782 for Anna C. Trefry Richards, 1827-1887
  6. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2VR-6TG : 5 December 2014), Silas Trefry and Abigail Dowley, 29 Nov 1860; citing Arcadia, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, reference p 79 cn 110; FHL microfilm 1,298,877.
  7. "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV6T-ZN8 : 18 November 2014), Elisha Trefry, Cheboque, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 22; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13171, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,807.
  8. "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1711-1909," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XL53-KVM : 5 December 2014), Delancy J. Trefrey and Rachel Westcoat (sic), 1853; citing , Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; FHL microfilm 1,298,878.
  9. "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F248-LGX : 27 November 2014), Joseph A. Trefry in entry for Frederick Richd. Trefry, 17 Mar 1869; citing Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 17 Mar 1869, reference item 3 p 83; FHL microfilm 1,298,877.
  10. "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV6R-BJP : 18 November 2014), Norman L Trefry, Cheboque, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 33; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13171, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,807.
  11. Findagrave memorial #57459814 for Captain George Trefry 1799-1864




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