Vera Fern Trott

1901–1980 (Age 78)
Muskegon Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Vera Fern

When Vera Fern Trott was born on 2 December 1901, in Muskegon Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, James Franklin Trott, was 29 and her mother, Ada Eliza Rosenberry, was 33. She married Arthur Earl Burgess on 28 May 1925, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1980, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Vera Fern Trott
Arthur Earl Burgess
Marriage: 28 May 1925
Margaret Burgess

Spouse & Children

28 May 1925
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


  • Margaret Burgess


Parents & Siblings



  • Roy Stanley Trott


  • Female1901–1980Female

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 2

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Trotter 1.2 South German: metonymic variant of Trotter 2.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Vera Trott in household of James Trott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera Trott in household of James Trott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vera F Trott, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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