Walter G Trotter Jr.1

#14997, (circa 1871 - )
Relationship3rd cousin of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Walter J Trotter1 (1837 - 1917)
Mother*Mary Maria Smith1 (1840 - 1909)
Birth*circa 1871He was born circa 1871 at OhioG.1 
11 June 1880He appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 in the household of Mary Maria Smith and Walter J Trotter, age 8, b. OH.2 
21 May 1892In Hannah Johnson's will dated 21 May 1892, Walter G Trotter Jr. was named as an heir of a slver Castor.3 
24 April 1910He appeared on the census of 24 April 1910 in the household of Walter J Trotter at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 39, single, house painter.1 


  1. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Walter (72), wid., b. and parents b. OH, mail carrier.
  2. [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.
  3. [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 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.