Robert M Trestrail

Their Story

Estimated birth year:1852
Marital Status:Y
Real Estate Value:0
Value of Personal Estate:0
Family Number:27
House Number:27
Household Members:
 Robert Trestrail   44
 Elizabeth Trestrail   38
 Robert M Trestrail   8
 Mary L Trestrail   5
 William H Trestrail   1

From 1881 "History of Lafayette Co." - Robert Trestrail was born in Cornwall, England in 1816. He learned the boot and shoe trade in England and came to Shullsburg in 1851. He continued with his business until his death in April 29' 1873. He was a member of the Village and School Boards and was appointed Postmaster in 1869. His wife, Elizabeth, took over his position as Postmaster in 1873. They had 3 children - Robert M., Mary S., and William H.

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