Una Beatrice Troup

Brief Life History of Una Beatrice

When Una Beatrice Troup was born on 8 May 1915, her father, Rufus Henry Troup, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Ann Walls, was 26. She married Lotus Markum Elkins on 28 December 1933, in Marshall, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bucksnort, Marshall, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 16 Woodville, Jackson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 8 January 1992, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Woodville, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lotus Markum Elkins
1908–1992
Una Beatrice Troup
1915–1992
Marriage: 28 December 1933
Donald M Elkins
1940–2013

Sources (11)

  • Una B Troop in household of Ruth Troop, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Una B Troup, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Una Beatrice Troup Elkins, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish (eastern): habitational name from a place in the parish of Gamrie, near Banff. The placename is unexplained, perhaps a Pictish cognate of Welsh trwp ‘vessel, dish, basin’.

Possibly also English, a metathesized form of Thorpe .

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

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