William H. Troth

1915–2003 (Age 88)
Pennington, South Dakota, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Troth was born on 2 November 1915, in Pennington, South Dakota, United States, his father, George Roy Troth, was 23 and his mother, Flora E Pinney, was 18. He married Gertrude Maurine Callison on 25 May 1938, in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in New Underwood, Pennington, South Dakota, United States in 1920 and St. Lawrence Township, Hand, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 31 December 2003, in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William H. Troth
1915–2003
Gertrude Maurine Callison
1917–2013
Marriage: 25 May 1938
William H Troth Jr
1939–2006
Phyllis Mae Troth
1947–1964

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1938
Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States
children

(2)

  • Male1939–2006Male

  • Phyllis Mae Troth

    Female1947–1964Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1892–1979Male

  • Flora E Pinney

    Female1897–1935Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1941

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • William Troth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Troth in household of George R Troth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Troth in household of George R Troth, "United States Census, 1920"

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