Clyde Gerhart Trout


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Clyde Gerhart Trout

  • Born: 26 Dec 1892, Bart Township, Lancaster Co., PA
  • Marriage: Helen R. Dougherty
  • Died: 10 Oct 1957, Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA at age 64
  • Buried: 13 Oct 1957, Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster Co., PA

bullet   Cause of his death was Adenocarcinoma of Colon.


bullet  General Notes:

The WWI Draft Registration Card for Clyde Gerhart Trout dated June 5, 1917 in Lancaster, PA records his date of birth as February 26, 1892 in Bart Township, Lancaster Co., PA. He is single and kliving at 431 Chester AQvenue in Lancaster. His physical description is short and slender with Light brown eyes and Dark brown hair.

After the death of his wife, Helen, Clyde moves back to Lancaster and lives with his parents: The 1930 Federal Census for Lancaster City, PA, District 65, page 262A, dated April 4, 1930 records the widower Clyde Trout (38) living with his parents, Abram F. (63 - Maryland/PA/PA) and Katie S. (63 - PA/PA/PA) Trout and brother Robert F. Trout (24) at 431 East End Avenue. Also in the household is grand daughter, Ruth H. Trout (6). Clyde is employed as a Salesman for an Auto Supply Company.

Interesting to note that Clyde is not found in the 1940 census; however, his daughter is still living with her grandparents: The 1940 Federal Census for Lancaster City, PA, District 36-75, page 1328B, dated April 5, 1940 records Abraham F. (73 - Maryland) and Katie S. (73 - PA) Trout and their son Robert F. Trout (34) living at 431 East End Avenue. Also in the household is grand daughter, Ruth H. Trout (16).

The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Clyde Gearhart Trout dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as February 26, 1892 in Georgetown, Lancaster Co., PA. He is living at 431 East End Avenue, Lancaster, PA and the person who will always know his address is Mrs. A. F. Trout (mother) of the same address. He is working for Auto Equipment Company and his physical description is 5' 7", 179 lbs with brown eyes, brown hair and light complexion.

U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Clyde Gerhart Trout
Birth Date: 26 Dec 1892
Birth Place: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 10 Oct 1957
Death Place: Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Cemetery: Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Spouse: Helen R. Trout
Father: Abraham Ferree Trout
Mother: Catharine Souder Trout

Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, Pa.
Friday October 11, 1957, p. 2
Clyde G. Trout, sixty-five, of the Lancaster YMCA, died in Lancaster General Hospital at 12:10 p.m. after a brief illness.
Trout was the husband of the late Helen Dougherty Trout and was born in Bart Twp., a son of the late Abraham F. and Katie S. Gerhart Trout.
He was an automotive sales clerk for Joe the Motorists' Friend for many years.
He is survived by a daughter, Ruth H., wife of Robert E. Parish, San Diego, Calif.; two brothers, Paul G., Lexington, Ky., and Robert F., Lancaster, and five grandchildren.

p. 64 Burial Sunday October 13 in Longenecker's Reformed Mennonite Cemetery

bullet  Medical Notes:

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: Clyde G Trout
Residence: YMCA, Lancaster
Occupation: Sales Clerk
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 65
Birth Date: 26 Feb 1892
Birth Place: Bart Township, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 10 Oct 1957
Death Place: Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Burial: Oct 13, 1957 at Longenecker's Reformed Menonite Cemetery
Father Name: Abraham F Trout
Mother Name: Katie S Gerhart
Spouse Name: Helen Daugherty
Certificate Number: 91225
Informant: Robert F. Trout [brother] of 102 Sunrise Avenue, Lancaster


Clyde married Helen R. Dougherty, daughter of Thomas W. Dougherty and Ella Barbara Hagen. (Helen R. Dougherty was born on 8 Aug 1898 in Lancaster Co., PA, died on 9 Apr 1925 in York, York Co., PA and was buried on 11 Apr 1925 in Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster Co., PA.) The cause of her death was Acute Intestinal Obstruction with Perforation.

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