Mary Magdalene Traxler

25 October 1863–14 February 1940 (Age 76)
Sherwood, Defiance, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Magdalene

When Mary Magdalene Traxler was born on 25 October 1863, in Sherwood, Defiance, Ohio, United States, her father, David William Traxler, was 28 and her mother, Anna F Aldorfer, was 22. She married Samuel Wine on 13 November 1881, in Lintner, Piatt, Illinois, United States. She lived in Cerro Gordo Township, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Clay Township, Howard, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 February 1940, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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Samuel Wine
Mary Magdalene Traxler
Marriage: 13 November 1881

Spouse and Children

13 November 1881
Lintner, Piatt, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David William Traxler





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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

South German (Bavarian and Austrian): occupational name for a wood turner, a variant of Drechsler ( see Dressler ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Traxler in household of David Traxler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Criss in household of Clark A Criss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary M Criss in household of Clark A Criss, "United States Census, 1920"

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