The Shemwell Family

Michael Leroy TroutmanAge: 55 years18851941

Name
Michael Leroy Troutman
Type
birth name
Given names
Michael Leroy
Surname
Troutman
Birth August 26, 1885 36 31
Birth of a brotherJoseph Elmer Troutman
September 7, 1888 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Troutman
January 24, 1892 (Age 6 years)

Census March 1, 1895 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 23, 1900 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherPhoebe Clark
October 14, 1900 (Age 15 years)

Census May 1, 1905 (Age 19 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherJonah C Troutman
January 6, 1916 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
Michael Leroy Troutman WWI Draft Card 1917
1917 (Age 31 years)
Newspaper Articles
Michael Leroy Troutman Newspaper Articles
between January 13, 1898 and March 10, 1922 (Age 12 years)

Note: Newspaper articles from Missouri, Kansas, and Wyoming
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 31 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 32 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
MarriageBertha Jane RitterView this family
October 19, 1920 (Age 35 years)
MarriageMary Mae McGeheeView this family
between 1921 and 1925 (Age 35 years)

Death of a brotherJoseph Elmer Troutman
April 24, 1925 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#1Donald Leroy Troutman
June 23, 1926 (Age 40 years)
Death of a wifeMary Mae McGehee
May 23, 1929 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 44 years)
Death of a motherDeliah Warner
1933 (Age 47 years)

Census April 6, 1940 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterCora Belle Troutman
July 8, 1940 (Age 54 years)
Residence 1941 (Age 55 years)
Address: 111 East Montana Street
Death February 15, 1941 (Age 55 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lewistown City Cemetery
Note: The local funeral parlor has records supporting his burial; however, there are no records concerning the grave site location. Since the funeral/burial was paid for by the county, it is assumed he is in an unmarked grave.
Last change March 12, 202119:23:26

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1878
3 years
elder sister
Phoebe Jane Troutman
Birth: November 2, 1880 32 27Kansas, United States
Death: February 3, 1961San Diego, California, United States
18 months
elder sister
Grace Kate Troutman
Birth: May 11, 1882 33 28Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Death: May 3, 1961Delano, Kern, California, United States
20 months
elder sister
Cora Belle Troutman
Birth: January 17, 1884 35 30South Haven, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Death: July 8, 1940Denver, Colorado, United States
19 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
Joseph Elmer Troutman
Birth: September 7, 1888 39 35Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Death: April 24, 1925Ten Sleep, Washakie, Wyoming, United States
Family with Mary Mae McGehee - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: between 1921 and 1925
6 years
son
Donald Leroy Troutman
Birth: June 23, 1926 40 39El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: February 15, 2008Chico, Butte, California, United States
Family with Bertha Jane Ritter - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 19, 1920Big Horn, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States
Luther Erie Hooper + Mary Mae McGehee - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: May 29, 1905Washington, Arkansas, United States
1 year
step-daughter
23 months
step-daughter
Vivian L Hooper
Birth: April 16, 1908 26 20Arkansas, United States
Death: February 12, 1996Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
step-daughter
4 years
step-son
Luther Wayne Hooper
Birth: September 30, 1913 31 26Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 8, 1995Orange, California, United States
Edmund Ralston + Mary Mae McGehee - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: between 1914 and 1920
6 years
step-daughter
Jean Reigh Ralston
Birth: June 2, 1920 50 33Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States
Death: October 16, 2006El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States

Michael Leroy Troutman has 11 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Jonah C Troutman - Household

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Troutman, Jonah CheadWMOct184851M22INFarmer
Troutman, DeliahwifeWFSep185346M2255OHOHPA
Troutman, Phoebe JdaughterWFNov188019M0KSINOH
Troutman, Cora BdaughterWFJan188416SKSINOH
Troutman, Michael LsonWMAug188514SKSINOH
Troutman, Joseph EsonWMSep188811SKSINOH
King, James Dson in lawWMNov187227M0PAPartner

Census
1905 Kansas State - Census transcript - Jonah C Troutman - Household Name Sex Age BirthYear BirthPlace J C Trautman Male 56 1849 Ohio D Trautman Female 51 1854 Kansas M R Trautman Male 19 1886 Kansas J E Trautman Male 17 1888 Kansas
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Jonah C Troutman - Household

Branson, Taney, Missouri, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Troutman, Jonah CheadMW61M32INRetail Merchant
Troutman, DeliahwifeFW56M3255OHOHPA
Troutman, Michael LsonMW24SKSINOHRetail Merchant
Troutman, Joseph EsonMW21SKSINOHRetail Merchant

Newspaper Articles
Newspaper articles from Missouri, Kansas, and Wyoming People’s Voice, January 13, 1898, Image 8 A birthday party was given at the home of J. N. Allen in the Fifth ward this week in honor of the 13th natal day of Master Fred Allen…….Those present were Miss Cora Troutman and (Migel Le)Roy Troutman. The Taney County Republican, June 07, 1906, Image 4, Pedrow News Roy Troutman caught two young red fox last week by digging them out. He failed to capture the old one. He was assisted by Thornbrug. The Taney County Republican, August 23, 1906, Image 4 Forsyth, Missouri, Pedrow News (Migel Le)Roy Troutman was home for a Sunday visit, returning Monday to his work. The Taney County Republican, September 13, 1906, Image 4, Pedrow News Roy Troutman and John Kink were here from Friday until Sunday. The Taney County Republican, November 05, 1908, Image 8 Forsyth, Missouri Pointers from Pinetop or Henri. Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Powers have gone to Taneyville on account of her serious illness of Mrs. Powers’ sister, Mrs. Roy Troutman. Pedrow News There is a family by the name of Chinn, from Kansas, camping down at Troutman’s. They will work at the sawmill. The Taney County Republican, June 03, 1909, Image 3 Forsyth, Missouri, Pedrow News Roy Troutman went to Gretna Saturday. Joe Troutman has gone to Branson where he is at work on the section. Migel Leroy Troutman and Joseph Elmer Troutman, sons of J. C. Troutman. The Taney County Republican, January 26, 1911, Image 2 Forsyth, Missouri, Branson News Roy Troutman came home Sunday. He has been in Kansas for some time. The Taney County Republican, October 19, 1911, Image 1 Forsyth, Missouri Court cases include (Migel Le)Roy Troutman vs. Ella Ooutcalt injunction and damages. The Basin Republic No. 8, Friday August 13, 1920, Page 8 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler no. 3, October 15, 1920, page 4 Wanted— Lady wants general housework on ranch. Troutman Bros. Basin Gardens. The Basin Republic No. 18, Friday October 22, 1920, Page 1 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler, Friday October 22, 1920, Page 4 <see attached document for photo> The Basin Republic No. 19, Friday October 29, 1920, Page 1 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler no. 7, November 12, 1920, page 7 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler No. 21, Friday February 18, 1921, Page 8 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler no. 22, February 25, 1921, page 1 Troutman Brothers announce a sale which is to take place on the Pat Stewart ranch north of town on March 8. At this sale they will dispose of a number of work horses, about twenty head of good cows and a lot of surplus machinery, which, with the combining of the two Interests, is not needed. Big Horn County Rustler no. 23, March 04, 1921, page 4 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler No. 33, Friday May 13, 1921, Page 5 <see attached document for photo>   Big Horn County Rustler No. 48, Friday August 26, 1921, Page 1 <see attached document for photo> Big Horn County Rustler No. 48, Friday August 26, 1921, Page 8 <see attached document for photo> Basin Republican no. 13, September 16, 1921, page 7 <see attached document for photo> The Basin Republic No. 14, Friday September 23, 1921, Page 6 <see attached document for photo> The Basin Republic No. 38, Friday March 10, 1922, Page 2 <see attached document for photo>
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Michael Leroy Troutman - Household

Burns Road Lincoln, Butler, Kansas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Troutman, M LeroyheadMW35Wd35KSINOHLaborerOil Fields
Troutman, DeliahmotherFW67WdOHUSUS
Troutman, Donald LsonMW3-9mS20KSKSKS

Ages?

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Michael Leroy Troutman - Household

Tensleep, Wyoming

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Troutman, Michael LheadMW54WdKSLaborerFarm
Troutman, Donald LsonMW13SKS

Burial
The local funeral parlor has records supporting his burial; however, there are no records concerning the grave site location. Since the funeral/burial was paid for by the county, it is assumed he is in an unmarked grave.