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Re: Troyer name
Posted by: Jon Troyer (ID *****5557) Date: December 05, 2007 at 07:41:18
In Reply to: Troyer name by Charlene Byers of 264

The name was most likely "Dreher," which when pronounced in German, sounds a lot like "Troyer," however, this issue is somewhat unsettled since there are also other similar European references. In all, these are the spellings I have found that might have some connection to Troyer:

Treyer
Streyer
Strayer
Treher
Dreher
Tryar
Trayer
Drä˙er
Dre˙er
Treier
Tre˙er
Träger
Traeger
Tręher
Treger
Troeher
Dreger
Dreyer
Dreier

When you recognize how often a name gets misspelled in official records, you can almost despair at believing that a thorough search is possible.


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