Vera Lelia Troth

1899–1977 (Age 78)
Going Snake District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States

The Life of Vera Lelia

When Vera Lelia Troth was born on 4 March 1899, in Going Snake District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States, her father, Dairus Brittain Troth, was 30 and her mother, Susan Elizabeth Glenn, was 23. She married Alton Joseph Wilds on 29 May 1919, in Oak Creek, Routt, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Henry Township, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 27 May 1977, in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Vera Lelia Troth
Alton Joseph Wilds
Marriage: 29 May 1919
Alton J Wilde
Lee Roy Wilds

Spouse & Children

  • Female1899–1977Female

  • Alton Joseph Wilds


29 May 1919
Oak Creek, Routt, Colorado, United States


  • Male1920–1964Male

  • Lee Roy Wilds


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 2

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Vera Lelia Wilds in household of Alton Joseph Wilds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Veria L Troth in household of Susan E Grubbs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera L Troth in household of D Briton Troth, "United States Census, 1900"

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