Categotry Archives: Trout Family

Trout Family History

The House of Names reports that the Trout family surname was first found in Westmorland where they held a family seat at Trowtbeck in the Windermere parish. The Ancestry website reports the surname being of Middle English origin meaning fisherman. Click to learn more about the family history. Trout is reportedly an altered spelling of German Traut. There are several variations of this surname including: Trowtbeck, Trowtback, Troutbeck, Troutback, Trowteback, Trowback, Trowbeck, Troubeck, Trueback, Truebeck, Truback, Trubeck, Truwbeck, Truwtbeck, Truwtback, […]

Catherine Trout

Catherine Trout was born on 23 August 1796, according to U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, in Frederick County, Virginia. According to Ancestry, Catherine married William Buchanan on 23 August 1813. According to the 1850 United States Federal Census, Catherine lived with William Buckhanon on a farm with their children: Sarah – age 18, Priscilla – age 16, James – age 13, and Jerry – age 23.  William was 48 years old and a Farmer.  Catherine was 54 years old […]