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William H. Trudel (1843 - 1921)

William H. Trudel
Born in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canadamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 26 Sep 1864 (to 1873) in Ste. Anne, Detroit, Wayne County, Michiganmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 78 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Sep 2009
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William Trudell was born in Canada in 1843, the son of Antoine Trudell and Margaret Antrean. He (secondly) married Susan Slatterly. William died on 9 June 1921, aged78, in Detroit, Michigan. He is buried with his wife Susan (d. 1926) at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan[1] [2]

William first married Clara Peters (Claire Pitre, 1841-1873). They had a son, James John Trudell, born in 1870 in Detroit, Michigan. After Claire’s death, William married Susan Slaterly. They had a daughter, Mary Edith Trudell, born in 1877 in Ontario, Canada. [3] [4]

This record shows that in 1886, William Trudell, 43 (born in 1843) and his family was living in Rochester, Essex, Ontario, Canada. He had five children, two of whom were in school (1886 Canada Tax Assessment). [5]


  1. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 21 February 2022), memorial page for William Trudell (5 Mar 1843–9 Jun 1921), Find A Grave: Memorial #145012000, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Tulips (contributor 47204949).
  2. "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), William Trudell, 09 Jun 1921; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,957.
  3. birth of daughter Mary Edith Trudell "Canada, Ontario Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899", database, FamilySearch ( : 13 February 2020), William Trudell in entry for Mary Edith Trudell, 1877.
  4. marriage of son James J. Trudell "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), Wm. Truedell in entry for James J. Trudell and Bertha C. Mann, 22 Jul 1899; citing Marriage, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, , Citing Secretary of State, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 4208640.
  5. "Canada, Ontario Tax Assessment Rolls, 1834-1899", database, FamilySearch ( : 5 January 2022), William Trudell, 1886.

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