Name: Christian TROUT
Birth: 1753 in Sharpsburg, Frederick (now Washington), MD
Death: 16 JUN 1847 in Hurricane Creek, Pike County, KY
Military Service: BET 1778 AND 1780 Rev. War; Pension file #W.7326
Military Service: MAY 1778 Rev. War; Private, 6 months, Captain Joseph Chaplins' Company, Col. Jones' Regt.
Military Service: MAR 1779 Rev. War; Private, 3 moths, Captain Aken's Company, Col. Jones' Regt.
Military Service: OCT 1779 Rev. War; Private, 6 months, Captain Christian Orendorf's Company, Col. Waton's Regt.
Military Service: 10 APR 1780 Rev. War; Private, 6 months, Captian Sisox's Company, Col. Highter's Regt.
Moved BEF 1787 Sharpsburg, Washington, MD to Franklin County, VA (conjecture this is the same Christian Trout)
Moved BEF 1795 to Rockbridge County, VA, perhaps on/ near the headwaters of Buffalo Creek some 10 miles NW of Natural Bridge; was married by Rev. Elija Vansandt, first Methodist minister in Rockbridge Cnty who had erected a meeting house on headwaters of Buffalo Creek
Moved 1822 Scott County, VA to Pike County, KY
Fact 6 SEP 1776 Washington County was erected from western portion of Frederick County, MD
Residence: 1787 Franklin County, VA tax list of Mose Greer; Chrisitan Trought 1 0 0 1
Residence: 10 MAR 1789 Franklin County, VA tax list of Mose Greer; Chrisitan Trought 1 0 0 1; Joseph Trout also on same list 30 Jun
Residence: 1790 Franklin County, VA tax list of Mose Greer; Chrisitan Trought 1 0 0 1; both Joseph Trout Sr. and Jr. also on same list
Residence: 1795 Rockbridge County, VA (married at that location)
Residence: 1805 Tazwell County, VA (series of deeds recorded)
Census: 1810 Tazwelll County, VA
Census: 1820 Scott County, VA
Census: 1830 Pike County, KY, page 362; (age 70-80)
Given name variations Per naming conventions of the time, may have actually been "Johann Christian" or "Hans Christian"
Surname Variations May have also been spelled "TRAUT/DRAUT"
TROUT-DNA Project Line #4; See TROUT-DNA Research Project at http://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project
Tax List 30 APR 1800 Wythe County VA, Personal Tax List-A, page 24.
Tax List 1801 Tazell County, VA
Tax List 1815 Tazell County, VA
Age at time of death 16 JUN 1847 age about 94
Land grant 13 MAY 1825 Christian Trout is granted 50 acres on Hurricane Creek, Pike Ocunty, KY; Pike W:344
Land grant 6 SEP 1836 Christian Trout is granted 65 acres on Spring Banch, Hurricane Creek, Pike Ocunty, KY; Pike L-2:223 (near Harold, Pike, KY)
Land grant 11 JAN 1839 Christian Trout is granted 50 acres on Hurricane Creek, Pike County, KY; Pike O-2:64
DNA-Proven Relationship Christian TROUT Line #4 and Joseph TROUT Line #5, both lving in Franlkin County, VA 1789; are directly related (brothers?) based on perfect Y-DNA matches by proven descendants, and in turn are directly related to Line #2, The TRAUT Brethren of Germantown
Pension Application 6 OCT 1834 Christian Trout's application for for a pension as a Revolutionary War veteran is recorded in Pike County, KY -- Court Order Book A:159 (later relabeled book B)
DAR Ancestor # National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Ancestor #A116177
TROUT Rev War# RW-4
Reference Number: 9320|
Mary Elizabeth GEERHART b: ABT 1771 in VA
15 SEP 1795
in Rockbridge County, VA
15 SEP 1795
in Rev. Elijah Vansandt, first Methodist minister in Rockbridge County, VA; Vansandt purchased land on the headwaters of Buffalo Creek in 1794 and established log Methodist meeting house at that location.
12 SEP 1795
in Rockbridge County, VA; bondsman Henry Geerhat, witness ----- Geehart; Wilem Young, Henry Geerhart; mother Catherine Geerhart
- John TROUT b: 6 JUN 1800 in Wythe County VA
- Ruth TROUT b: ABT 1805 in Tazwell County, VA
- Letitia TROUT b: ABT 1805 in Tazwell County, VA
- Mary TROUT b: 1808 in Tazwell County, VA
- David Lewis TROUT b: ABT 1809 in Tazwell County, VA
- Lewis TROUT b: BET 1809 AND 1812 in Tazwell County, VA
- Charles TROUT b: 1813 in Tazwell County, VA
- Sarah TROUT b: 6 MAY 1813 in Tazwell County, VA
- Nancy TROUT b: BET 1817 AND 1827 in Pike County, KY?