Sylvia Evelyn Trump was born in 1914 to Ruth Frederick and Andrew Trump. She died in 1985. Sylvia's cousin, Fred Trump, writes in his autobiography, Woundrous Journey, Part 1 "On September 9  we had a rare visit from Aunt Ruth Trump and her married daughters, Sylvia and Jane. I talked with poetess Sylvia while watching a spectacular barn fire."
- 1920 United States Federal Census, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin.
- 1930 United States Federal Census, Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York.