Name: John TROUT , Sr.
Birth: ABT 1745 in Rowan County, NC?
Death: AFT 29 JUN 1833 in Hamilton County, IL?
Census: 1820 John "Trowt, " Franklin, Williamson, TN, pg. 156; several neighbors also from Rowan County, NC living close by, to include the Howard, Crouse, Nall, Taylor, and other families
Census: 1830 White County, IL, pg. 36; John Trout, Sr, is about 85 years old, and his wife Mary is about 65 years old; daughter Elizabeth and her husband Charles Hutcheson is living next door; and son John Trout, Jr., is living one door beyond;
Land sale 18 SEP 1827 John Trout and wife Mary of Williamson County, sell 100 acres of land on Rush Creek to Green B. Greer of Davidson County,TN; Crouse, Rupard, Howard, Taylor, and Nall families live very close by on Brush Creek, all previous neighnbors from Rowan County, NC;
Military Service: BET 1776 AND 1781 Rev. War; US Army (or militia), perhaps served in Rowan County, NC or surrounding region; details peding
Military Service: BET 1776 AND 1781 John Trout's name appears with others on monument across from White County, IL Courthouse honoring those who served in the Revolutionary War
Pension Application 29 JUN 1833 John Trout files his declaration of Revolutionary War service with the District Court in Carmi, White County, IL; details pending
Research Comment It is not clear whether John Trout, Sr., was married once or twice. Regardless, in an 1827 deed, his wife is named as "Mary, " and in the 1840 census, we find a "Moley" (common nickname for Mary) who appears to be his widow; research continues;
Research Comment While some researchers have theorized that John Trout, Sr., was from Lincoln County, NC, emerging research now strongly suggests Rowan County, NC; research continues
Tax List 1820 Rowan County, NC Manufacturing Schedule; John Trout, used steel and iron, 1 male, had 1 set of blacksmith tools, produced wagons $45.00 and axes $2.00; not confirmed whether this is same John Trout, or related;
TROUT-DNA Project Line #44 appears to be a subset of Line #21; See TROUT-DNA Research Project at https://www.familytreedna.com/public/TROUT_DNA_Research_Project/
DNA-Proven Relationship 14 JAN 2010 Y-NDA testing of proven descendants of Line #21 Jacob TROUT, Sr., b. circa 1749 NC and Line #44, John TROUT, Sr., b. circa 1745 NC results in perfect match, proving directly related - most likely brothers.
Reference Number: 28699|
Father: unknown TROUT b: 1 JAN 1719/20
Mary UNKNOWN b: BET 1765 AND 1770 in Rowan County, NC?
in Rowan County, NC?
- George TROUT , Sr. b: 3 DEC 1791 in Rowan County, NC?
- Jacob TROUT , Sr. b: ABT 1796 in Rowan County, NC?
- unknown TROUT b: ABT 1800 in Rowan County, NC?
- Catherine TROUT b: ABT 1801 in Rowan County, NC?
- Elizabeth TROUT b: ABT 1804 in Rowan County, NC?
- Daniel TROUT , Sr. b: ABT 1805 in Rowan County, NC?
- Nancy R. TROUT b: 17 APR 1806 in Rowan County, NC?
- John TROUT , Jr. b: ABT 1808 in Rowan County, NC?
- Juliana TROUT b: ABT 1811 in Williamson County(?), TN