Violet May Troth

1899–1971 (Age 71)
Coseley, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Violet May

When Violet May Troth was born on 9 December 1899, her father, William Troth, was 39 and her mother, Harriet Spooner, was 38. She lived in Coseley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1971, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, at the age of 72.

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Violet May Troth
Joseph Cole

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Troth


  • Harriet Spooner




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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 5

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 19

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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)

  • Violet May Troth, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Violet May Troth in household of Harriet Troth, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Violet May Troth in household of Harriet Troth, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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