WILLIAM TREMPER was born abt 1796 in NY State, probably Jefferson Co. He died in 1865 in Lake Co, Indiana.He married, about 1819, MARY 'POLLY' MYRICK, born in 1804 in NY. She died in Lower Lake, Lake Co, California on 12 May 1874.His parents were JACOB M. TREMPER b. 1776 in NYC and an unknown 1st wife. They lived alternately in NYC and in Jefferson Co, NY.They had 11 children:
1.HARRISON M. b.20 Apr 1820 in NY; d 26 Sept 1846 @Lake Co,IN. Unmarried.
2.GEORGE M/W. b.1823 in NY; d 2 Sept 1874 in Lower Lake,Lake Co, California. Unmarried
3.DIANTHA b.10 Feb 1824 in Lewiston, Niagara Co, NY; d 9 Nov 1898, prob in IN.Married in 1847 to John Higgins,M.D.Lvd in or nr Crown Pt,IN.
4.LORENZO BONAPARTE b. 25 Jan 1825 in Niagara Co, NY; d 12 Jan 1910 in Lower Lake, Lake Co, CA.Married on 21 May 1863 at Sacramento,CA to Matilda Alexandra Slater, b.Aug 1845 in IL.Gold miner,then a fruit & grain farmer in Lake Co, CA
5.LUCY A. b. 1828 in NY; d. 1890.Married on 30 Dec 1849 in Lake Co, IN to William Sherman.
6.VAN RENSSELAER b. 1831 in NY; d. ca 1877.Married in 1860 to Susan McClung.After he died, she went to Lake Co, CA.
7.POLLY JANE b. 1833 in NY; d. 31 Dec 1858 in Lake Co, IN.Married on 22 June 1851 in Lake Co, IN to Henry Myrick, who was her cousin.
8.WILLIAM L. b. April, 1835 or 36 in either Niagara or Jefferson Co, NY; d. 17 April 1908 in Boise, Ada Co, ID.Civil War Veteran and miner.
9.JOHN H. b. 20 July 1837 in NY; d. 19 July 1930 in Darien, Fairfield Co, CT.Married on 3 June 1863 to Frances Tompkins. Ice dealer,lvd in Westchester Co, NY and then CT.
10.JAMES S. b. 1843 in NY; d. 1880-1890, prob in Lake Co, IN. Farmer. Married Elizabeth Dyer on 27 Sept 1869 in Lake Co, IN.She was born abt 1850 in Canada.After his death, she moved out to Idaho, re-married Alfonso Barsalou.
11.OLIVE ANTOINETTE b. 1845 in IN; d. ??.Married 3 Jan 1866 in Lake Co, IN to Franklin Bedford, born 1830 in Canada.