Maldon Vere Trout

Brief Life History of Maldon Vere

When Maldon Vere Trout was born on 29 December 1894, in Adams Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Russell Maldon Trout JR, was 36 and his mother, Felora Ritsert, was 41. He married Mrs. Irene H. Trout on 29 December 1921, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States. He lived in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States for about 5 years and Clover Hill District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 29 October 1956, in Winterpock, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61.

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Maldon Vere Trout
Mrs. Irene H. Trout
Marriage: 29 December 1921

Sources (14)

  • Maldon Ritsert, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Meldon V. Trout, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Maldon Vere Trout, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): nickname from Middle English trout(e), trut(e), trought(e), trot ‘trout’ (Old English trūht), perhaps for someone who caught or sold trout, or who was thought to resemble the fish in some way.

Altered form of German Traut .

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

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