Name: Johann Paul TRAUT
Birth: 30 JUN 1726 in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Death: AFT 7 OCT 1803 in near Strasburg, Shenandoah, VA?
Religion: “Evangelisch-Reformiert” (Evangelical Reformed)
TROUT-DNA Project Lines #3 & #45; See TROUT-DNA Research Project at http://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project
TROUT-DNA Project This is the linking generation between proven Line #3 and presumptive Line #45; See TROUT-DNA Research Project at http://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project
Baptism: 1 FEB 1726/27 Sponsors Johann Nicolay Meiyer, Johan Paul Bukliscj. and Anna Margaretha Löw(in)
Middle name variations Pauly (as a child)
Occupation: 1753 3rd generation Master Shoemaker ("Schuster" or "Schuhmachermeister" in German, "cordwainer" or "cardwinder" in early colonial American usage; not to be confused with a "cobbler" that simply repairs shoes)
Occupation: 1762 Cardwinder (shoe maker)
Age at time of death AFT 7 OCT 1803 Perhaps about 77 years old
Apprenticed 23 MAR 1762 George Elias, b. 20 Nov 1746, son of Paul Elias, apprenticed to Paul Traut to become a cardwinder (shoemaker)
Burial: AFT 7 OCT 1803 near Strasburg, Shenandoah, VA??
Ethnicity Palatine, with deep ancestry origins (Haplogroup) of Northwestern Europe (Viking or Nordic peoples)
LDS IGI Record File number 452817, reference number 91955
LDS IGI Record Film number 455310
Member BET 1795 AND 1803 Evangelical Lutheran Church, Strasburg, Shenandoah, VA
Moved ABT 1785 Loudoun County, VA to near Strasburg, Senandoah, VA by about this time.
Moved ABT 1769 York County, PA to near Taylorstown, Loudoun County, VA, most likely via the historic Monocacy Road.
Research Help? ANY CORRESPONDANCE REGARDING THIS INDIVIDUAL GREATLY APPRECIATED
Residence: BET 1762 AND 1769 Hellam Twp, York, PA
Residence: 1762 Windsor Twp, York PA by this time (perhaps several years earlier)
Surname Variations Traudt, Draut, Trout
Y-DNA Haplogroup Haplogroup (Hg) "I1a" based on SNP test by proven descendant; deep ancestral origins in Northwest Europe (Viking or Nordic peoples); Recent Ancestral Origins, Germany
Physical Descripton 8 JAN 1754 age about 24, "about 5' 6", fresh smooth complexion, with dark brown hair, and well set, and speaks English very well" (per "reward for runaways" artical in newspaper)
Genetic Relationship Although a near perfect Y-DNA match at 67 markers with descendants with Line #2, The Traut Brethren, the relationship must have been at a much early generation, perhaps in the 1600s
Legal Status JAN 1754 Paul and wife Anna Katherina were runaway indented servants of prosperous bootmaker Patrick Hinds, Charleston, SC
Arrived 1 OCT 1753 Arrived 1 Oct 1753 Port on Charleston, SC with 125 other passengers from Rotterdam, Holland (via a prost call in England?) on the snow Anne, Captain Orr, master
Sailed ABT JUL 1753 From Rotterdam, Holland with 125 other passngers on the snow Anne, Capt. Orr master, bound for Port of Charleston, SC
Emigration: ABT MAY 1753 From Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany to American Colonies via the Port of Charleston, SC
Research Comment That Johann Paul Traut, Line #45, and Paul Trout Line #3 are one and the same is assessed as highly likely but not proven; final Y-DNA testing for descendents of Line #45 Are still pending
Relationship Johann Paul Trout is my 4th Great Grandfather - Craig H. Trout
Reference Number: 5744|
Father: Johann Friedrich Jacob TRAUT b: 31 DEC 1700 in Schandau, Sachsen, Germany
Mother: Anna Margarethe BOHRER b: 14 SEP 1704 in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Catrina Margreth UNKNOWN b: ABT 1733 in PA or Electoral Palatinate (SW Germany)??
in File number 455310
- Paul TRAUT b: ABT 1755 in Hellam Twp, York, PA?
- Casper TROUT b: ABT 1762 in Windsor Twp (now Lower Windsor Twp), York, PA
- Anna Marie Magdalene TRAUT b: 23 JUN 1763 in Hellam Twp, York, PA
- Anna Margreth TROUT b: 25 MAR 1773 in Loudoun County, VA