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Moroni M. "Rony" & Nellia A. (Grenawalt) Traxler Family
Lamoni, Iowa

1. Peter Traxler, b. 1751, Prussia; d. 1825, Harwich, Canada
    m. Barbara Barthain, b. 1755, Germany; d. unknown, Kent, Ontario, Canada
    Children:
    1. Michael Traxler, b. 1779, Pennsylvania; d. 18 Jan 1855, Kent, Ontario, Canada
    2. Christian Traxler b 1777, Pennsylvania; d. 1822, Ontario, Canada
        m. John Jean Courtney (1770 - 1833); 8 children
    3. Susan Traxler, b. 1786, Michigan; d. unknown
        m. Patrick McGavin (1776 - 1811); 3 children
    4. John William Traxler, b. 1792; d. 1862
    5. Peter Traxler, b. 1775, Pennsylvania; d. 1837, Kent, Ontario, Canada
        m. Rebecca Field (1788 - 1879); 10 children
    6. Elizabeth Traxler, b. 1781, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. 1848, Kent, Ontario, Canada
        m. Johannes Arnold (1773 - 1847); 8 children
    7. Barbara Traxler, b. 1788, Kent, Ontario; d. 14 Jul 1869, Camden, Ontario, Canada
        m. James Blackburn (1788 - 1869), 13 children

    John William Traxler, b. 1792, Kent, Ontario, Canada
      m. 1st Mary Ann Kitchens, b. 1789; d. unknown
        Child:
        1. Peter I. Traxler, b. 1811, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. 21 Nov 1866, Camden Grove, Ontario, Canada
          m. 1st Mary Ann Sweet ( - 1839); 1 child
          m. 2nd Mary Blackburn (1818 - 1868); 9 children
      m. 2nd Elizabeth Parsons, b. 1791, Canada; d. Aug 1860, Kent, Ontario, Canada
        Children:
        1. John Lewis Traxer, b. 1821; d. 1897
        2. Lewis Traxler, b. 1823, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown, Kent, Ontario, Canada
        3. Isaiah Traxler, b 1827, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown, Chatham, Ontario, Canada
        4. Susan Traxler, b. 1835, Chatham, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown
          m. James Stephens (1834 - )
        5. Ann Traxler, b. 1837, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown
        6. Ruth Traxler, b. 1823, Ontario, Canada; d. 03 Mar 1882
          m. Obadiah Tompkins (1822 - 1878); 6 children
        7. Thomas Traxler, b. 1825, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown
        8. Salem Traxler, b. 1832, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown
          m. Mary Traxler (1839 - ); 6 children
        9. Elizabeth Ann Traxler, b. 1836, Ontario, Canada; d. unknown
          m. William Charles (1837 - )

        John Louis Traxler, b. 21 Nov 1821, Chatham, Kent, Ontario; d. 07 Oct 1897, Lamoni IA
          m. 25 Mar 1853, Kent, Ontario, Canada Esther Best, b. 06 Mar 1830, Perth, Ontario, Canada; d. 05 Sep 1914, Lamoni IA
             dau. of William Best (1802 - 1872) & Esther (Widows) Best (1802 - 1871)
          Children:
          1. Ann Martha Traxler, b. 08 Oct 1854, Chatham, Ontario, Canada; d. 14 Sep 1928, Lamoni IA
            m. Joseph Smith Snively, b. 21 Feb 1840, Indiana; d. 11 Aug 1921, Lamoni IA
                son of Hugh Nephi & Elenor (Stephenson) Snively
            Interments Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamon IA
            Children:
            1. Daughter Snively
            2. Esther Adelaide Snively, b. 25 Aug 1872, Ontario, Canada; d. 13 Jul 1950, Lamoni, IA
              m. John Valentine Poush, b. 16 Oct 1855, Marion Co. IA; d. 09 Oct 1950, Bethany MO
                son of Johannes Conrad & Rebecca A. (Bonewitz) Poush
              Interments Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
              Children:
              1. Audie Poush
              2. Maxine Poush
              3. Hildred Poush
            3. Nellie May Snively, b. 21 Sep 1876, Canada; d. 20 May 1964, Lamoni IA
              m. 21 Sep 1898, Harrison Co. MO Jason Briggs Bell, b. 06 Sep 1873, Clark Co. IN; d. 30 Apr 1963, Leon IA
              Interments Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
              Children:
              1. Gladys Velma Bell, b. 20 Aug 1899; d. 10 Jun 1990
                  Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
              2. Vera Aden Bell
            4. Vernon Snively, b. 08 Mar 1877, Harrison Co. MO; d. 09 Apr 1907, Lamoni IA
                Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
            5. Son Snively, b. unknown; d. unknown
            6. John Snively, b. 02 Feb 1874, Canada; d. 30 Jun 1950, Lamoni IA
            7. Maude Snively, b. 1879, Harrison Co. MO; d. 17 Aug 1972, Lamoni IA
                Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
          2. John Frank Traxler, b. 1859, Ontario, Canada; d. 18 Mar 1906
          3. Moroni M. Traxler, b. 1867; d. 1955
          4. Joseph Smith Traxler, b. 16 Mar 1869, Louisville, Ontario, Canada; d. 26 Sep 1932, Lamoni IA
              Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
          5. Sarah Ruth Traxler, b. 1855, Chatham, Canada; d. unknown
            m. Thomas Crow, b. unknown; d. unknown
            Child:
            1. Alexander Crow, b. unknown; d. unknown
          6. Mary Traxler, b. 1887, Chatham, Ontario, Canada; d. 09 Sep 1914, Tulare CA
            m. Herbert Chase Snively, b. 1861, Indiana; d. 06 Mar 1931, Nauvoo IL
              son of Hugh Snively (1804 - 1881) & Eleanor (Stevenson) Snively (1814 - 1868)
            Children:
            1. Donald Roy Snively, b. Mar 1887, Lamoni IA; d. unknown, Indepenence MO
              m. Addie unknown
            2. Rhea Ruth Snively, b. 13 Sep 1892, Lamoni IA; d. unknown
              m. ____ Cannon
            3. Herber Franklin Snively, b. 21 Jan 1898, Lamoni IA; d. unknown
            4. Mary Harriet Snively, b. 1902, Lamoni IA; d. unknown
              m. Samuel Harmon Black (1894 - 1981)
              Children:
              1. [private son] Black
              2. Eleanor M. Black, b. 1922, Visalia CA; d. 04 Nov 1973, Coalinga CA
            5. Walter Lewis Snively, b. 05 Jan 1907, Bakersfield CA
            6. Ester May Snively, b. 22 Mau 1910, Bakersfield CA; d. unknown
            7. Alvin Moroni Snively, b. Feb 1889, Lamoni IA; d. unknown Tulare CA
            8. Gertrude Blanch Snively, b. 06 May 1893, Iowa; d. 10 Nov 1997, Tulare CA
              m. Walter Damron, b. unknown; d. unknown
            9. David Chase Snively, b. 26 Apr 1900, Lamoni IA; d. unknown, Florida
            10. Gomer Traxler Snively, b. 01 Nov 1904, Gilliam OR; d. unknown
            11. Eleanor Lajune Snively, b. 1908, Bakersfield CA; d. unknown
          7. Emma Traxler, b. 1871, Chatham, Ontario, Canada; d. 1871, Chatham, Ontario, Canada

        

          Moroni M. Traxler, b. 05 Jan 1867, Louisville, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. Apr 1955, Leon IA OBITUARY
            m. 17 Sep 1890 Davies Co. MO Nellie Grenawalt, b. 14 Feb 1872, Lamoni IA; d. 1950, Lamoni IA
              daughter of John L. Grenawalt (1851 - 1927) & Franes "Fannie" (Robinson) Grenawalt (1851 - 1904)
            Interments Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
            Children:
            1. Myrle R. Traxler, b. 26 Jun 1892, Harrison Co. MO; d. 12 Feb 1919, Chicago IL, influenza epidemic
                Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
                m. William Windsor "Will" Reese, Jr. (1890 - 1960) Interment Des Moines IA
            2. Nina Marie Traxler, b. 20 Jul 1897, Louisville, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. 25 Mar 1971, Bethany MO
                m. Ben Gerald Crouch, b. 21 Apr 1892, Blythdale MO; d. 1958, Bethany MO
            3. Earl Robinson Traxler, b. 31 Mar 1898, Louiseville, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. Feb 1949, San Francisco CA
                m. Florence Elizabeth Johnston, b. 04 Mar 1901, San Francisco CA; d. unknown
                Interments San Francisco CA
                Children:
                1. John Robinson Traxler, b. 1926
                2. Earl Roderick Traxler, b. 1931
            4. Esther Alta Traxler, b. 16 Dec 1900, Louisville, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. 25 Dec 1991, Lamoni IA
                m. 1st 05 Mar 1921 Thomas WIlliam "Tom" France, b. 11 Sep 1897, Lamoni IA; d. 25 May 1959, Lamoni IA
                  son of William Albert & Mary Alice (Atkinson) France
                Interments Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
                Children:
                2. Wanda Lee France
                3. Barbara Ann France
                m. 2nd ca. 1964 David Wallace France, b. 30 Sep 1901; d. 11 Jun 1996, Davis City IA
                  son of William Albert & Mary Alice (Atkinson) France
                Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
            5. Lottie "Lenore" Traxler, b. 31 Jan 1904, Louisville, Kent, Ontario, Canada; d. 06 May 1977, Jackson MI
                Interment Moserville MI
                m. 1st 1924, div. 1935 Guy D. Feaker, b. 1904, MO; d. unknown
                  son of William John Feaker (1876 - ) & Louise (Webb) Feaker (1878 - )
                Children:
                1. William "Bill" Feaker, b. 1929; d. 1991
                2. Sarah Nadine Feaker, b. 1927
                m. 2nd 30 Jan 1936 John Lewis Van Wert, b. 12 Sep 1904, Moserville MI; d. 27 Mar 1993, Vacaville CA
                  son of M/M Willis Van Wert
            6. Leigh Irving "Bud" Traxler, b. 1905, Lamoni IA; d. Jul 1978, San Francisco CA
                career USAF; Interment Presidio, San Francisco CA
                m. Jessie unknown
            7. Ralph Moroni Traxler, b. 1907, Lamoni IA; d. 27 Mar 1941, Laramie WY
                Interment Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni IA
                m. Marjorie Harlow, b. 16 Apr 1915; d. 24 Sep 1972, Boulder CO
                   Interment Boulder CO
                Children:
                1. William Ralph Traxler, b. 1937
                2. Robert "Bob" Traxler
            8. Anabel Traxler, b. 1914, Lamoni IA; d. 1941, Indianapolis IN
                m. 1st Carl Buss
                m. 2nd Paul Jaques, Indianapolis IN
                Children:
                1. Robert "Bob" Jaques (adopted)
                2. Doug Jaques

     

Submission by Denell Burks, Vacaville CA, January 17, 1999