Walter J Trotter1

#14959, (13 September 1837 - 12 November 1917)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Joseph Trotter1 (s 1816 - c 1845)
Mother*Hannah Johnson1 (c 1817 - 1894)

Family

Mary Maria Smith b. 1840, d. 1909
Child 1.Walter G Trotter Jr.9 (c 1871 - )
Birth*13 September 1837He was born on 13 September 1837 at TennesseeG.2 
1840He appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of Joseph Trotter and Hannah Johnson at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG, age5; (poss. Anna Bridges in hh.)3 
19 September 1850He appeared on the census of 19 September 1850 in the household of Charles Johnson and Rebecca Corbly at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, as W Trotter, age 10, b. TN [prob. Charles's nephew, son of Hannah].4 
He was.5 
Marriage*1868He married Mary Maria Smith, daughter of George Smith and Annie E _____, in 1868 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.6 
11 June 1880He and Mary Maria Smith appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at Beat 1, Morgan Co., AlabamaG.7 
21 May 1892In Hannah Johnson's will dated 21 May 1892, Walter J Trotter was named as an heir, to receive $150, "pien table and glass," bedstead and bureau with all the army pictures and the Family Bible.8 
24 April 1910He appeared on the census of 24 April 1910 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.9 
Death*12 November 1917He died on 12 November 1917 at Cincinnati, Ohio, at age 80.2 

Citations

  1. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, Vol. 61, pp. 541-542.
    Hannah Cord Deceased
    In the Name of the Benevolent Father of All:
    I, Hannah Cord, of Mt. Washington Anderson Township Hamilton County and State of Ohio, do make and publish this my last will and Testament;
    First, that at my death, all my funeral expenses of every kind must be paid;
    2nd That all my just debts of every kind properly verified be paid;
    3rd To Walter J. Trotter, my son, I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars in money to be paid to him from my estate and the ien table and glass the Family Bible. Also the bedstead and bureau in the spain bed room with all the army pictures.
    4th To Walter Trotter, my (grandson) I give my silver Castor.
    5th To Joseph T. Stoms my (grandson) I give the silver fife that belonged to my (son) Joseph Trotter.
    6th To Susan L Stoms my (daughter) I give and devise the house and lot, where she now lives on the North Side of Wolf Street in the Village of Mt. Washington, and further described as follows: Bounded on the South by Wolf Street, on the north by J. & Z. Demar, on the west by Wm. M. Tugman and on the east by A. Cordana and being the same property deeded to me by Samuel Woodruff, to have and to hold the same for her own proper use forever.
    7th To Susan L. Stoms my (daughter) I give and bequeath all the remainder of my household goods not otherwise disposed of together with all my chattel property forever.
    In testimony hereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 21st day of May in the year 1892.
    Hannah Cord
    Signed and acknowledged by said Hannah Cord as her last will and testament in the presence, and signed by us in her presence
    May E. Smith
    John Stagewald

    Will presented 11 June 1894 by May E. Smith and John Stagewald.
    Noted that there was no husband. Letters of Administration granted to David A. Garrett, sureties by John Coffey and John Stagewald.

    Howard Ferris, Probate Judge.
  2. [S1387] Ohio Certificates of Death 1908-1953, Reg. Dist. 494, Primary Reg. Dist. 8227, File No. 71056, Reg. 6284.Walter J Trotter, b. TN 13 Sep 1837; father Richard Trotter, b. TN; mother Hannah Johnson, b. Mt. Washington [Hamilton Co. OH]; wid., commission merchant; d. 12 Nov 1917, 3558 Michigan Ave., Cincinnati OH, cerebral apoplexy; inf. W G Trotter, Seattle WA; bur. 15 Nov 1917, Mt. Washington, Microfilm of original records, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio, online FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (20-29); F (20-29) [Hannah]; m (<5) [Walter]; f (<5) [___1]; F (60-69) [prob. mother of Joseph Hannah; if Hannah, the Anna Bridges].
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Charles (31), b. OH, farmer; Rebecca (32), b. OH.
  5. [S1409] United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933, online FamilySearch.org, Payment Cards, 1907-1933 (Tron, Henry F. - Trout, William S.), img 350/654. Act of 11 May 1912. Walter J Trotter, cert. 1032317, 1st Lt 5th Indpt Batty Ohio Vol L. A.; army invalid; original commencement 15 Feb 1907, final cert. 24 May 1913; d. 13 Nov 1917. Old address 304 Foote Ave., Bellevue, Newport, KY; new address RFD 1, Mt. Washington OH. Roll 34563, act. 27 Jun 1890.
  6. [S177] Hamilton County Genealogical Society Record Index: Hamilton County Marriage Indexes, online www.hcgsdata.org/marriage.shtml, Grooms T-Z. Walter Trotter and Mary Smith, marr. 1868. Source: Cincinnati Daily Gazette Newspaper.
  7. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Walter (41), b. and father b. TN, mother b. NC, farmer; Mary (35), b. OH, father b. IA [sic], mother b. [blank], keeping house.
  8. [S714] Hamilton Co. Probate Court Will Books, online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, Vol. 61, pp. 541-542.
    Hannah Cord Deceased
    In the Name of the Benevolent Father of All:
    I, Hannah Cord, of Mt. Washington Anderson Township Hamilton County and State of Ohio, do make and publish this my last will and Testament;
    First, that at my death, all my funeral expenses of every kind must be paid;
    2nd That all my just debts of every kind properly verified be paid;
    3rd To William J. Trotter, my son, I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars in money to be paid to him from my estate and the ien table and glass the Family Bible. Also the bedstead and bureau in the spain bed room with all the army pictures.
    4th To Walter Trotter, my (grandson) I give my silver Castor.
    5th To Joseph T. Stoms my (grandson) I give the silver fife that belonged to my (son) Joseph Trotter.
    6th To Susan L Stoms my (daughter) I give and devise the house and lot, where she now lives on the North Side of Wolf Street in the Village of Mt. Washington, and further described as follows: Bounded on the South by Wolf Street, on the north by J. & Z. Demar, on the west by Wm. M. Tugman and on the east by A. Cordana and being the same property deeded to me by Samuel Woodruff, to have and to hold the same for her own proper use forever.
    7th To Susan L. Stoms my (daughter) I give and bequeath all the remainder of my household goods not otherwise disposed of together with all my chattel property forever.
    In testimony hereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 21st day of May in the year 1892.
    Hannah Cord
    Signed and acknowledged by said Hannah Cord as her last will and testament in the presence, and signed by us in her presence
    May E. Smith
    John Stagewald

    Will presented 11 June 1894 by May E. Smith and John Stagewald.
    Noted that there was no husband. Letters of Administration granted to David A. Garrett, sureties by John Coffey and John Stagewald.

    Howard Ferris, Probate Judge.
  9. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Walter (72), wid., b. and parents b. OH, mail carrier.