Lenora Pearl Traxler

1886–1969 (Age 82)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lenora Pearl

When Lenora Pearl Traxler was born in April 1886, in Mississippi, United States, her father, David Cornelius Traxler, was 22 and her mother, Ida Elizabeth Collier, was 24. She married John Daniel Ferguson on 11 December 1904, in Rankin, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Rankin, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died in 1969, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Brandon, Rankin, Mississippi, United States.

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Lenora Pearl Traxler
John Daniel Ferguson
Marriage: 11 December 1904
Alice Vie Ferguson
Gladys Bernice Ferguson
Grace M. Ferguson
Edith Lorraine Ferguson
John Daniel Ferguson

Spouse & Children

11 December 1904
Rankin, Mississippi, United States


  • Alice Vie Ferguson


  • Gladys Bernice Ferguson


  • Grace M. Ferguson


  • Edith Lorraine Ferguson


  • Male1926–1992Male

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 21

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Pearl Furgenson in household of John D Furgenson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perl Traxler in household of David Traxler, "United States Census, 1900"

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