Ola Belle Trotter

10 February 1913–2010 (Age 96)
Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States

The Life of Ola Belle

When Ola Belle Trotter was born on 10 February 1913, in Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States, her father, James Bates Trotter, was 46 and her mother, Luella Joyce McIntosh, was 29. She died in 2010, in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

James Bates Trotter
1866–1928
Luella Joyce McIntosh
1884–1975
Lennes Walton Trotter
1902–1995
Virgil R. Trotter
1909–1928
Ola Belle Trotter
1913–2010
Thelma Elizabeth Trotter
1919–2009

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1941

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a messenger, from an agent derivative of Middle English trot(en) ‘to walk fast’ (Old French troter, of Germanic origin, akin to 2 below).2 German: occupational name for a grape-treader, from a derivative of Middle High German trot(t)e ‘winepress’. The word and the surname are confined largely to Alsace, Lorraine, Switzerland, and Swabia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ola Trotter in household of James B Trotter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ola Belle Roebuck, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mrs Ola Belle Roebuck, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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