Troy Ellis Sink

13 June 1898–18 January 1954 (Age 55)
Whitman, Washington, United States

The Life of Troy Ellis

When Troy Ellis Sink was born on 13 June 1898, in Whitman, Washington, United States, his father, Thomas Floyd Sink, was 49 and his mother, Lenora Jane Eslinger, was 25. He married Della Doris Buroker on 12 June 1921, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States. He lived in Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 4 Missoula City, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 18 January 1954, in Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Corvallis, Ravalli, Montana, United States.

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Troy Ellis Sink
Mildred Evelyn Snell
Marriage: 7 October 1939

Spouse and Children

7 October 1939
Philipsburg, Granite, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Charles R Sink


    William Sink


    Carl Cosand


    Clyde Cosand



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries 1902: Teton, Montana, United States 1919: Pondera, Montana, United States
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch, from Middle Dutch sinke, Middle High German zinke ‘trumpet’, ‘horn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a musician.2 Slovenian (central Slovenia; Šink): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Troy Sink in household of Thomas Sink, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Troy Sink, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Troy Sink in household of Thomas F Sink, "United States Census, 1920"

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