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Benjamin Trefry (1801 - 1867)

Mr. Benjamin Trefry
Born in Yarmouth Co, NSmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 65 in Onondaga, Ingham, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Biography

Benjamin Trefry was born August 23, 1801, the son of Joshua Pitman Trefry and Elizabeth Kinney of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia[1]

Circa 1823, he married Deborah Hatfield, daughter of Colonel Job Hatfield, and they had children[1] [2] [3], including:

  1. Job Trefry, born circa 1825[4], who married Lydia Ellen Perry, daughter of Captain Edward Perry I on January 29, 1846
  2. Gabriel Trefry, born circa 1825, [5] , who married Mary Brown, daughter of Charles Brown II, and then married Samantha Dakin in 1894[6]
  3. Benjamin Trefry, who married Elizabeth Frye of Onondaga, Michigan and moved to California[7] [8]
  4. George Trefry, who died unmarried
  5. Stephen Trefry, born in 1837, who married Hannah Burns of Lymon Michigan[9], and moved to California[10]
  6. Avery Trefry, born 1838, who married Nellie Wood of New York[11], and moved to California[12] [13] Benjamin and his wife appeared to have moved to Michigan circa 1848 (based on information in their children's records). Benjamin Trefry died January 20, 1867[1], likely in Onondaga Michigan.

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, 594
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF86-NQ4 : 9 November 2014), Benjamin Trefry, Onondaga, Ingham, Michigan, United States; citing family 685, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWDT-BV5 : 30 December 2015), Benjamin Trefry, 1860.
  4. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHCD-54H : 17 October 2014), Job Trefry, Michigan, United States; citing p. 22, family 169, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,196.
  5. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHHP-TBG : 17 October 2014), Gabriel Trefry, Michigan, United States; citing p. 7, family 64, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,175.
  6. "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ39-H9V : 4 December 2014), Benj Trefry in entry for Grabriel Trefry and Samantha N. Wessle Dakin, 20 Jan 1894; citing Ionia City, Ionia, Michigan, v 2 p 246 rn 349, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,499.
  7. "California Great Registers, 1866-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTXC-WX7 : 26 November 2014), Benjamin Charles Trefry, 1875; citing Voter Registration, E Bear River Twp, Yuba, California, United States, county clerk offices, California; FHL microfilm 978,599.
  8. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6PK-HV5 : 14 July 2016), Benjamin Trefry in household of Stephen K Trefry, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States; citing enumeration district ED 89, sheet 474B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0082; FHL microfilm 1,254,082.
  9. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHCD-CNH : 17 October 2014), Stephen Trefry, Michigan, United States; citing p. 22, family 162, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,196.
  10. "California Great Registers, 1866-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VT6R-Q57 : 26 November 2014), Stephen Kenney Trefry, 1892; citing Voter Registration, West Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, county clerk offices, California; FHL microfilm 977,282.
  11. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9G6-QBC : accessed 13 March 2017), Avery Trefry, Precincts 1-2 Stockton city Ward 3, San Joaquin, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 112, sheet 4A, family 76, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,108.
  12. "California Great Registers, 1866-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VT65-4WQ : 26 November 2014), Avery Piper Trefry, 1884; citing Voter Registration, Stockton 4, San Joaquin, California, United States, county clerk offices, California; FHL microfilm 977,281.
  13. https://www.ancestry.ca/genealogy/records/benjamin-trefry-24-2lm0t.




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