Martha L Trachsel

16 December 1917–14 April 1985 (Age 67)
Humbird, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Martha L

When Martha L Trachsel was born on 16 December 1917, in Humbird, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Jacob Trachsel, was 37 and her mother, Rosetta Aebersold, was 39. She married Howard Earl Pierce on 14 October 1941, in Humbird, Clark, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 April 1985, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cataract, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Howard Earl Pierce
Martha L Trachsel
Marriage: 14 October 1941

Spouse and Children

14 October 1941
Humbird, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Trachsel





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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 2

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German (Swiss, Bavarian, and Austrian): variant of Drechsel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Trachsel in household of Rosette Trachsel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Trachael in household of Jacob Trachael, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Pierce in entry for Jacob Trachsel, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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