Russell Valentine Trone

14 February 1916–6 August 1992 (Age 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Russell Valentine

When Russell Valentine Trone was born on 14 February 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Guy Raymond Trone, was 33 and his mother, Estella Pearl Wilkinson, was 35. He married Reva May Webb on 30 August 1947, in Lyman, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1930 and Coalville Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 6 August 1992, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Fort Rosecrans, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Valentine Trone
1916–1992
Reva May Webb
1912–2001
Marriage: 30 August 1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 August 1947
Lyman, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1882–1952Male

    Estella Pearl Wilkinson

    Female1880–1919Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1918 · Chapman Branch Library

Age 2

The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 18

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1945 · George Albert Smith becomes the Prophet

Age 29

After the death of Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith became the 8th Prophet of this dispensation.

Name Meaning

English and French: metonymic occupational name, from Middle English, Old French trone ‘weighing machine’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell Valentine Trone in household of Leroy Raymond Trone, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Russell Valentine Trone, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Russell Valentine Trone, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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