Name: George W. TROUT
Birth: ABT 1755 in Paines Run, Augusta, VA
Death: ABT 1843 in Cherokee County, GA
Census: 1800 Pendleton District, SC, pg. 166; #678
Census: 1810 Pendleton District, SC, pg. 285
Census: 1820 Hall County, GA, pg. 147, Capt. Elias Miller's District
Census: 1830 Hall County, GA, pg. 118; George (age 70-80) living next door to son Gideon H. Trout (age 40-50)
Census: 1840 Cherokee County, GA, pg. 186; interestingly, he is listed as "Georg Trout" -- Was he still using the German pronounciation "gay-org, " or was this simply a census entry error?
Military Service: 1780 Rev. War; Private in SC Militia (pay stub - actually issued in 1782)
TROUT-DNA Project Line #35 See TROUT-DNA Research Project at https://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project/
Relationship That this George Trout is one and the same as George Trout, son of Hans Georg TRAUT (Line #1, TROUT-DNA Research Project) is assesesed as extremely likely based on a perfect Y-DNA match for proven descendants for both lines.
Land purchase 1821 George Trout draws land in Habersham County, GA from a location in Jackson County, GA
Land purchase 1824 George Trout purchases land in Hall County, GA
Land purchase 1827 George Trout draws land in Muksogee County, GA from a locatin in Hall County, GA and is noted as being a Revolutionary War soldier
Land sale 1823 George Trout hired or appointed attonry-in-fact to sell Habersham County property
Land sale 1841 George Trout sells land in Hall County, GA to son Gideon Trout, who in turn sells same land in 1843
Age at time of death ABT 1843 About 88 years old
Research Comment Trout family researcher Max B. Trout often refers to this individual as "Pendleton George" (as in Pendleton District) in his writings, so as to differentiate between his father, which Max calls "Bufalo George" (as in Bufalo Creek).
Linking Generation Based on Y-DNA testing, George Trout, Jr., Line #35, was the son of Hans George Traut, Sr., Line #1 in the TROUT-DNA Research Projectl
Middle name notes "w" may be for Wintel or Wendel, being named after his grandfather Johann Georg Wendel Traut, conjecture only - not proven
Reference Number: 17154|
Father: Hans Georg TRAUT b: 20 JAN 1724/25 in Kleinfischlingen (near Landau), Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire (now in Südliche Weinstraße, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany) c: 21 JAN 1724/25 in Evangelisch, Kleinfischlingen, Pfalz, Bavaria
Mother: Mary CLEMONS b: ABT 1734 in near Luray, Page County(?), VA
in NC or SC?
- Benjamin H. TROUT b: 1776 in Cleveland County, NC or York County, SC
- James TROUT b: ABT 1778 in Pendleton District, SC?
- Hannah TROUT b: ABT 1782 in Pendleton District, SC?
- Gideon H. TROUT b: 1790 in Pendleton District, SC?
- unknown TROUT b: BET 1791 AND 1800 in Pendleton District, SC?
- Susannah TROUT b: ABT 1800 in Pendleton District, SC
- Sarah B. TROUT b: ABT 1802 in Pendleton District, SC
- Didamay TROUT b: ABT 1809 in Pendleton District, SC
- Mary M. TROUT b: ABT 1810 in Pendleton District, SC
- Robert Wiley TROUT b: 10 JUL 1812 in Hall County, GA