William James Troth

1846–1904 (Age 57)
Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, United States

The Life of William James

When William James Troth was born on 8 March 1846, his father, Henry B Troth, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Weston, was 23. He married Catherine Jane Houts on 6 June 1875, in Center Point, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Luzerne Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died in 1904, in Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Troth
1846–1904
Catherine Jane Houts
1852–1920
Marriage: 6 June 1875
Alfred Brown Troth
1876–1970
William Henry Troth
1877–1974
Mary Catherine "Katie" Troth
1879–1964
Ida May Troth
1881–1911
John Walter Troth
1884–1959
Jennie June Troth
1888–1959
George Roy Troth
1892–1979
Elizabeth Nancy Troth
1895–1987

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1875
Center Point, Linn, Iowa, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1815–1885Male

  • Catherine Weston

    Female1823–1904Female

siblings

(7)

  • Male1846–1904Male

  • Joseph Stanley Troth

    Male1849–1928Male

  • Mary Augusta Troth

    Female1853–1890Female

  • Oliver J. Troth

    Male1855–1930Male

  • John H. Troth

    Male1859–1940Male

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 31

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

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)

  • James W Froth in household of Henry Froth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Troth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jas W Troth in household of Henry Troth, "United States Census, 1860"

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