Abraham Troutman
(1785-Abt 1848)
Eleanor (Nellie) Magruder
Dorsey Hoagland
Ellen Polly Kurtz
Michael Troutman
(Abt 1812-Abt 1870)
Sophia Hoagland
Henry Frank Troutman
(1844-Abt 1910)


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Henry Frank Troutman 2

  • Born: 29 Mar 1844, Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Died: Abt Aug 1910, Bullitt County, Kentucky about age 66
  • Buried: Cave Hill Cemetery, Bullitt County, Kentucky

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Info from C. Leach:

#3018: Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 5th ed., 1887, Anderson Co. H. F. TROUTMAN, son of Michael and Sophia (Hoagland) Troutman, was born in Bullitt County March 29, 1844. Michael Troutman, the paternal grandfather, was a native of Pennsylvania and settled in Louisville, subsequently making Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, his home. H. F. Troutman was reared and educated in Bullitt County, and at the age of nineteen in 1861 enlisted in Company A, Twenty-eighth Kentucky Federal Infantry, under Col. W. P. Boone, and served until the close of the war. He participated in all the engagements under Gen. Sherman in the campaign from Atlanta to the sea. In 1865 he engaged in the hotel business at Shepherdsville, conducting the business there for five years. He then accepted a position as telegraph operator with the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, and remained with them three years. In 1873 he was appointed United States revenue storekeeper for the Fifth District of Kentucky. In 1879 was appointed United States gauger for the same district and filled the position until 1885. He then accepted a position as general manager for T. B. Ripy, distiller of Lawrenceburg. Mr. Troutman is also the principal partner in the firm of Troutman Bros., dry goods and grocery merchants of Shepherdsville.
From: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ky/bullitt/wills/t635002.txt

Will of : H. F.Troutman
Febuary 13th 1909.

Being of sound mind, I make this my last will. To W.H. Troutman and R.L. Troutman I give
each three thousand dollars, to be placed by my executors on interest, said interest to be
paid to them semi-annually, at thier death the principal to be divided equally with any
older sisters and brothers, providing they are living, other wise to be divided with thier
children, the girl children, if any , to recive double the amount each that the boys get in
each family. where no girl children are living, then the boys shall share equally. To my
sister, Minnie Humes and Ida Carroll, I give two thousand dollars , to be paid them within
two years after my death. should eighter or both of them be dead at the time payment is to
be made, then their children are to get the same. To my brother , J.H. Troutman I give
two thousand dollars, to be paid in the same manor as Mrs. Hume and Mrs. Carroll, except if
my brothet, J.H. troutman, is dead, then the above amount is to go to his children, the
girls to get double amount of the boys. To my sister, Mrs. M.E. Meredith, I give three
thousnad dollars , said amount to be put on interest and said interest to be paid her semi
-annually ,at her death to go to her children, Claud to get one-third and Maud two-thirds,or
if either of them is dead then it goes to thier children. All the remainer of my estae to be
divided equqlly . To Tot Carroll, Bud Combs and Phill's boys I give what personal effects I
may leave, such as guns, watch, furunture, clothes, trinkets, & c I appoint C.F. Troutman
and J.F. Combs as my executors without bond. should eighter of them die before my estate
is wound up. then the survivor may select someone to act with him if he so desires. shouls
both die before winding up my estate. the wives of each shall select someone in thier place,
provided it not a second wife, in such case when the surviving frist wife shall make the
selection unless Bud Combs, Tot Carroll and Millard Troutman all or any two are living, then
they shall select the person.
H. F. Troutman

Possible title of Colonel

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