Viola Essie Troth

1902–1929 (Age 27)
Cherokee Nation, Going Snake, Native America

The Life of Viola Essie

When Viola Essie Troth was born on 6 January 1902, her father, Dairus Brittain Troth, was 33 and her mother, Susan Elizabeth Glenn, was 26. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with William Herbert "Bill" Butler. She lived in Township 3, Craig, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 27 August 1929, in Eufaula, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Eufaula, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States.

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Viola Essie Troth
William Herbert "Bill" Butler
William Herbert Butler
Ben Butler
Jack Butler
Roberta Butler

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 5

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 8

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Veola E Troth in household of Susan E Grubbs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola Essie Troth, "Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907"
  • Viola Essie Troth, "Oklahoma Applications for Allotment, Five Civilized Tribes, 1899-1907"

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