Homer Melvin Troffer

Brief Life History of Homer Melvin

When Homer Melvin Troffer was born on 22 December 1899, in Nenzel, Cherry, Nebraska, United States, his father, George Melvin Troffer, was 32 and his mother, Ina May Stump, was 28. He married Verna May Lince on 25 June 1927, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Clover Valley Election Precinct, Island, Washington, United States in 1940 and Island, Washington, United States in 1950. He died on 22 February 1966, in Oak Harbor, Island, Washington, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Oak Harbor, Island, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Melvin Troffer
1899–1966
Verna May Lince
1908–1988
Marriage: 25 June 1927
Mary Ann Troffer
1931–2016
Betty Loraine Troffer
1934–1937
Gilbert Melvin Troffer
1941–1941

Sources (18)

  • Homer M Troffer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Homer E Troffer, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Homer Troffer, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1908

Historical Boundaries 1908: Yakima, Washington, United States

1917

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

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a gardener or horticulturist, from Middle High German proffer, pfropfer ‘grafter’.

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

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