Zimri Troth

1842–1885 (Age 43)
Cedar, Missouri, United States

The Life of Zimri

When Zimri Troth was born in 1842, in Cedar, Missouri, United States, his father, George William Troth, was 23 and his mother, Mary A L, was 21. He married Sarah Creech on 18 October 1866, in Mills, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Lyons Township, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 1 September 1885, in Mills, Iowa, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Zimri Troth
Sarah Creech
Marriage: 18 October 1866
Wolf William T Troth
Jeannah Troth
John W Troth
Mary Edna Troth
Nancy Emaline Troth
Jane A Troth
Laura Alice Troth

Spouse & Children

18 October 1866
Mills, Iowa, United States


  • Wolf William T Troth


  • Jeannah Troth


  • John W Troth


  • Mary Edna Troth


  • Female1869–1948Female

+2 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 4

Iowa is the 29th state.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 15

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): nickname from Middle English trowthe, trouthe ‘good faith’, ‘loyalty’. By my troth was a common phrase emphasizing the veracity of an assertion, and the nickname may have been bestowed on someone who used it habitually or to excess.

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

Sources (3)

  • Simon Troth in household of Geo W Troth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zemri Troth in household of George W Troth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zimri Troth, "United States Census, 1880"

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