Joseph Trotter1

#14958, (say 1816 - circa 14 October 1845)


Hannah Johnson b. c 1817, d. 1894
Children 1.Walter J Trotter+6 (1837 - 1917)
 2.___1 Trotter4 (c 1838 - )
 3.Joseph Trotter Jr.7 (c 1842 - 1864)
 4.Susan L Trotter+6 (c 1844 - 1922)
Joseph Trotter was also known as Walter (dau. Susan's death cert.) 
Joseph Trotter was also known as Richard (son Walter's death cert.)2 
Birth*say 1816He was born say 1816 at TennesseeG.2 
Marriage*September 1836He married Hannah Johnson, daughter of Walter Johnson and Anna Bridges, in September 1836 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.1,3 
1840He and Hannah Johnson appeared on the census of 1840 at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG; (poss. Anna Bridges in hh.)4 
Death*circa 14 October 1845He died circa 14 October 1845 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.5 


  1. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online
  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, Franklin Co., Ohio, online
  3. [S177] Hamilton County Genealogical Society Record Index: Hamilton County Marriage Indexes, online, Grooms T-Z. Joseph Trotter and Hannah Johnson, marr. 1836. Source: 1. Restored Court House Marriage Licenses. 2. Cincinnati Daily Gazette Newspaper.
  4. [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].
  5. [S1386] Hamilton County Death Notices 1827-1920 (Cincinnati: Hamilton County Genealogical Society, index online, Cincinnati Daily Gazette, 16 Oct 1845. Joseph Trotter d. age 32 (no date of death given).
  6. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online, 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.
  7. [S520] VWH, based on name and 1860 census entry.