William Henry Troth

1877–1974 (Age 96)
Toddville, Linn, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Troth was born on 19 October 1877, in Toddville, Linn, Iowa, United States, his father, William James Troth, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Jane Houts, was 25. He had at least 4 sons with Lucile Dennis. He lived in Colburn, Bonner, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 May 1974, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 96.

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William Henry Troth
Lucile Dennis
Jason Royce Troth
Dennis Troth
Joel Troth
William Troth

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  • Jason Royce Troth


  • Dennis Troth


  • Joel Troth


  • William Troth


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 14

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 26

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.

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)

  • Wm H Troth in household of Frank Gray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William H Troth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William H Troth, "United States Census, 1930"

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