Thelma Arlene Furr

Female4 April 1903–9 January 1972

Brief Life History of Thelma Arlene

When Thelma Arlene Furr was born on 4 April 1903, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Mortimer Furr, was 27 and her mother, Alice Eve Long, was 25. She married Walter Ray Trobaugh on 17 June 1924, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Rockingham, Virginia, United States in 1935. She died on 9 January 1972, in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States.

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Walter Ray Trobaugh
Thelma Arlene Furr
Marriage: 17 June 1924
Walter Ray Trobaugh Jr

Sources (16)

  • Thelma A Trobaugh in household of Polly Wine, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Arlene Furr, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Thelma Furr Trobaugh, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1924Rockingham, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

    Age 14

    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 20

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English furre ‘fur, a fur lining for a garment, a coat made of or trimmed with fur’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such garments, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore one.

    Americanized form of German Fuhr .

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

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