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07-Columbus Craig Troutman
Birth: 21 Mar 1834, Bardstown, Nelson Co, KY
Death: 18 Jan 1923, Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY: Vol.6/2719- age 88
Burial: Rolling Fork Baptist Cemetery
Father: John Butler Troutman

Marriage: Apr 1872, Bardstown, Nelson Co, KY
Spouse: Cora A MILLER

Birth: 29 Jul 1855, Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY
Death: 21 Mar 1929, Jefferson Co, KY: Vol.20/9754- age 73
Burial: Rolling Fork Baptist Cemetery

Columbus and Cora had ten children (9 listed):
08----HORACE MANN TROUTMAN [b. 1874, KY; d. 1931- age 57], m. Josie L FOSTER [b. about 1871, had children:

     09----VIDA M (or T) TROUTMAN [b. 25 Jul 1907, Nelsonville, KY; d. 7 Jan 1992, Battle Creek, MI- age 84], m. Richard C LANXON [b. 14 Jun 1911, ND;d. 28 Jan 1981- age 69, bur. Oak Hill Cemetery], US Army 1942-1945, SSN: 474-12-8983/MN, had son:

​          10----RICHARD ALAN LANXON [b. 1951; d. 11 Dec 1987- age 36, bur. Oak Hill Cemetery];

     09----LOIS N TROUTMAN [b. about 1910, KY];

     09----EDNA H TROUTMAN [b. about 1912, KY]; and

     09----WOODROW TROUTMAN [b. about 1913, KY];
08----ANNIE GERTRUDE TROUTMAN [b. 4 Dec 1875, KY; d.  23 Feb 1967- age 91, bur. Nelsonville Cemetery], m. Reno Melvin SHEPHARD [b. 19 Aug 1874, KY; d. 27 Aug 1949, Nelson Co, KY- age 75, bur. Nelsonville Cemetery], had son:

     09----WILLARD RENO SHEPHARD [b. 17 Jun 1899, KY; d. 8 Jan 2001- age 101, bur. Nelsonville Cemetery], m. Virginia Lee ALLEN [b. 16 May 1912; d. 29 May 1998- age 86, bur. Nelsonville Cemetery];
08----ALANSON RAY TROUTMAN [b. 30 Sep 1878, KY; d. 18 Nov 1880- age 2, bur. Rolling Fork Baptist Cemetery];
08----VIRGIL HEWITT TROUTMAN [b. 18 Nov 1881, Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY; d. 10 Jan 1972, Bardstown, Nelson Co, KY- age 91, bur. Bardstown City Cemetery], m. Lela Letitia "Lettie" BROWN [b. 11 Nov 1884; d. 13 Apr 1965- age 80], had three children:
     09----IVO CRAIG TROUTMAN [b. 22 Jun 1912; d. 27 Apr 1978- age 65, bur. Boston Christian Church Cemetery], m. Gladys LESLIE [b. 3 Mar 1914; d. 28 Nov 1954- age 40, bur. Boston Christian Church Cemetery], daughter of Burr Solomon Leslie (1883-1951) and Bessie Lee Monroe (1892-1978), had daughter;

     09----NINA RAMONA TROUTMAN [b. 1916; d. 1992], m. Malcomb KURTZ; and
     09----RAY SMOCK "HANK" TROUTMAN [b. 15 Mar 1918; d. 20 Nov 1986, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY- age 68, bur. Bardstown City Cemetery], m. Essie May MATTINGLY [b. 26 Jul 1922, Balltown, Nelson Co, KY; 9 Mar 2011, Marion Co, KY- age 89, bur. Bardstown City Cemetery], daughter of James Eugene Mattingly (1877-1930) and Anna May Norris (1882-1972);
08----GEORGE LEE TROUTMAN [b. 11 Aug 1887, Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY; d. 1977- age 90, bur. Parrish Family Cemetery], Farmer, m. Ossie C PARRISH [b. 2 Apr 1891, Nelson Co, KY; d. 7 Nov 1981, Nelson Co, KY- age 90, bur. Parrish Family Cemetery], the daughter of Benjamin Absolum Parrish (1860-1941) and Sarah Melvina Cash (1864-1931) on 21 Apr 1915, Nelson Co, KY, had four children:
     09----NAOMI TROUTMAN [b. 6 Jun 1917, Nelson Co, KY; d. 7 Jun 1917, Nelson Co, KY- age 1 day, bur. Parrish Family Cemetery];
     09----VIVIAN TROUTMAN [b. about 1919, KY; d. 2004- age 85];
     09----OPAL TROUTMAN [b. about 1921, KY]; and
     09----DOROTHY TROUTMAN [b. about 1926, KY];
08----ZULA CRAIG TROUTMAN [b. 27 Dec 1889, Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY; d. 25 Oct 1990, Port St. Lucie, FL- age 100], SSN:  322-22-0095/IL, m. Rodney Deane MILLER [b. 11 Oct 1886, Hodgenville, LaRue Co, KY; d. 21 Oct 1961, Chicago, Cook Co, IL- age 75] on 24 Sep 1912, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY, had daughter:
     09----IRMA JEAN MILLER [b. 13 Sep 1921, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY], m. William Aaron THATCHER [b. 19 Oct 1921, Chicago, Cook Co, IL] on 23 Sep 1943, Chicago, Cook Co, IL;
08----CLAUDY COLUMBUS TROUTMAN [b. 10 Jan 1892, Nelson Co, KY; d. 1 Jan 1968, Port St Lucie, FL- age 75], SSN: 290-10-0680/OH;
08----LIDA BEE TROUTMAN [b. 22 Jul 1896, Nelson Co, KY; d. 3 Jan 1897- age 5 mo, bur. Rolling Fork Baptist Cemetery]; and
08----LILLIE DEE TROUTMAN [b. Jul 1897, KY; d. 1910- age 13, bur. Rolling Fork Baptist Cemetery]. ​

     1880 Nelson Furnace, Nelson Co, KY census:
has Columbus Troutman 40, Trader; Cora Troutman 24, Housekeeper; Horace M Troutman 6; Annie G Troutman 4; and Alanson R Troutman 2.
     1900 Boston, Nelson Co, KY census: has (all b. KY) C C Troutman 66, Farmer; Cora Troutman 43 (10 children-8 living?); Horrace Troutman 26, Farm Laborer; George Troutman 12; Clardy Troutman 8; Zoulon Troutman 10; and Lillie Troutman 3.
     1910 Magisterial District 3, Nelson Co, KY census: has (all b. KY) Columbus Troutman 76, Farmer-Home Farm; Cora Troutman 54 (10 children-8 living); Vergil Troutman 26, Farm Laborer; Zula Troutman 20; Lillie Troutman 13; and George Troutman 23, Student.

     1920 Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY census: has (all b. KY) Harce Troutman 45, Merchant-Store; Josie L Troutman 48, Housewife; Veda M Troutman 12; Louis N Troutman 10; Edna H Troutman 8; and Woodroe Troutman 7.
     1920 Nelsonville, Nelson Co, KY census:
has (all b. KY) George Troutman 32, Farmer-Own Self; Ossie Troutman 28, Housekeeper; Vivian Troutman 1; Columbus Troutman 85 (Father); and Cora Troutman 63 (Mother).
     1930 District 2, Jefferson Co, KY census: has (all b. KY) George Troutman 42, Carpenter-Contracting Co; Osie Troutman 39; Vivian Troutman 11 (son); Opal Troutman 9; and Dorothy Troutman 4.

     1972 OBITUARY:
Birth: Nov 18, 1881, Nelsonville, Nelson County Kentucky, USA, Death: Jan 10, 1972, VH Troutman, 90, retired carpenter, farmer, dies (Jan 10, 1972)
     Virgil Hewitt Troutman, 90, retired carpenter and farmer, died early Monday morning, January 11, at his residence, 405 East Daugherty, Bardstown. He has been in declinlng health for the past year.
     Born November 18, 1881 in the Nelsonville area, Mr. Troutman as a young man farmed and worked in railroad bridge building. He was employed for a time with one of the rubber companies at Akron, Ohio before 1920, later returning to the farm. In World War II he was a carpenter building Government installtions in the Aleutian Islands.
     Before moving to Bardstown, he and his family lived on a farm on 3IE south of Bardstown for several years, locating in the early 1940's on Daugherty Avenue. After his retirement he took great pride in his gardening, growing top quality produce. He was a member of the Bardstown Church of Christ and was a Mason most of his life.
     His wife, who died several years ago, was the former Lettie Brown. He is survived by two sons, Ivo E and Ray S Troutman, of Bardstown, and one daughter, Mrs Malcolm (Nina) Kurtz, Fern Creek; two sisters, Mrs Emmett Chambers, Louisville, and Mrs Rodney Miller, Fort Pierce, FL; one brother, George Troutman, Nelsonville; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
     The body was at the M H Proffitt Funeral Home, North Third Street, where services were conducted at 10 am Wednesday by Brother Harley Walker, minister of the Bardstown Church of Christ. Burial was in the Bardstown Cemetery. Pallbearers were Terry Troutman, Col W R Shephard, Larry, Kenny, Allen and Keith Kurtz.

[The Kentucky Standard, Jan 1972] ​

     2011 OBITUARY: Essie M Troutman 88, Bardstown, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx. She was born July 26, 1922, in Balltown. She was a graduate of Bethlehem Academy, a former employee of Bardstown Transfer and retired from bookkeeping at Barton Brands Distillery. She also volunteered her time as a bookkeeper at St Joseph Parish of which she was a member. She was an avid bridge player and a caregiver to her sisters who have passed away.
     She was preceded in death by her husband of many years, Ray S "Hank" Troutman; her parents, Eugene and Anna Mae Norris Mattingly; three brothers, Everett Mattingly, Jack Mattingly and Chester Mattingly; and six sisters, Sr Justin Marie, Sr Estelle Marie, Estelle Coomes, Ethel Mattingly, Beulah Begar and Mabel Young. Survivors include a sister, Flaget Clark, Louisville; and several nieces and nephews.
     A Mass of Christian burial will be noon Saturday at the Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. The Rev Thomas Clark will be the celebrant. Visitation is 4-8 pm Friday at Mann and Greenwell Funeral home with a prayer service at 6:15 pm by Deacon Dick Walsh. Memorial contributions may be made to St Joseph Church or to Masses for Essie Troutman. Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[The Kentucky Standard, Mar 2011]