John J. Trost
Margaret Elizabeth Gable
Henry R. Trost
Susan Auxer
Clarence Adam Trost


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Francis V. Biggs

Clarence Adam Trost

  • Born: 6 Feb 1893, Lancaster City, PA.
  • Marriage: Francis V. Biggs about 1920
  • Died: 7 Jun 1965, Lancaster, Pennsylvania at age 72
  • Buried: Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster Co., PA

bullet  General Notes:

Clarence is listed as the youngest of 6 children of Henry and Sue Trost of Lancaster City, Pa. in the 1900 census.

The WWI Draft Registration Card for Clarence Adam Trost records his date of birth as February 6, 1893 in Lancaster, PA. He is a salesman for the Gulf Refining Company.

The 1920 Federal Census for Lancaster, Pa. (ED#56, page 80A) taken in January 1920 records William and Eva Biggs with daughter Amy living with Emma Hagen (sister to Eva), Clarence and Francis [Biggs] Trost, and grandchildren Richard (6), Bernard (5), and Louise (3 9/12) Walker.

The 1930 Federal Census for Haverford, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, District 70, page records Clarence A. Trost (36) with his wife Frances B. (35) and their sons Henry B. (9) and James B. (2) living at 725 Aubrey Ave.

The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Clarence Adam Trost dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as February 6, 1893 in Lancaster, PA. He is living with his wife, Francis B. Trost, at 816 5th Street in Lancaster, PA. He is working for Everitt Pump Company and his physical description is 5' 7", 170 lbs with blue eyes, gray hair and ruddy complexion. He signs his card as "Clarence A. Trost".


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Manage a Plumbing Supply (1930).


Clarence married Francis V. Biggs, daughter of William Snyder Biggs and Mary Eva Hagen, about 1920. (Francis V. Biggs was born in Oct 1893 in Lancaster City, PA, died in 1980 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was buried in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster Co., PA.)

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