Viola S Trott

1893–1976 (Age 83)
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States

The Life of Viola S

When Viola S Trott was born on 30 March 1893, in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States, her father, Frederick Joseph Trott, was 29 and her mother, Mary Kane Condon, was 30. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Joseph William Sognier. She died on 25 March 1976, in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Viola S Trott
Joseph William Sognier
Joseph Sognier Jr.
Edith C Sognier
John Woodward Sognier

Spouse & Children

  • Female1893–1976Female

  • Joseph William Sognier




  • Joseph Sognier Jr.


  • Edith C Sognier


  • Male1919–2013Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 13

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Trotter 1.2 South German: metonymic variant of Trotter 2.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Viola Sognier in household of Joseph W Sognier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola Trott Sognier in entry for Judge John Savannah Judge Woodward Sognier, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Viola Trott Sognier in entry for Judge John Woodward Sognier, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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