The surname Trenholm comes from the place name Trenholme, in the North Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Trenholm family
The surname Trenholm was first found in Yorkshire.
Important Dates for the Trenholm family
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Trenholm Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Trenham, Trenholm, Trenholme, Trenghans and others.
Early Notables of the Trenholm family (pre 1700)
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Trenholm migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Trenholm Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Trenholm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
William Trenholm, who immigrated to Charleston, South Carolina in 1787
Trenholm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Richard Trenholm, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1864
Contemporary Notables of the name Trenholm (post 1700)
William L. Trenholm, American Confederate Army veteran and politician, United States Comptroller of the Currency from 1886 to 1889, eponym of Trenholm Point, Antarctica
George Trenholm (1807-1876), American Confederate politician, Confederate States Secretary of the Treasury (1864-1865)
Victoria Cole Trenholm (1902-1994), American scholar of Native American culture
Francis Trenholm Crowe (1882-1882), American chief engineer of the Hoover Dam
Historic Events for the Trenholm family
HMS Royal Oak
Thomas William Trenholm (1919-1939), British Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking