Josephine Traxler

1887–1953 (Age 66)
Exline, Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Traxler was born on 20 September 1887, in Exline, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph O Traxler, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Cenith Black, was 38. She had at least 2 daughters with Harvey Foster. She lived in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States for about 15 years. She died on 2 December 1953, at the age of 66.

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Josephine Traxler
Harvey Foster
Marie Foster
Hildred Mae Foster

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph O Traxler


  • Elizabeth Cenith Black




  • Ida Belle Traxler


  • Oswa Traxler


  • Male1870–1949Male

  • Mary Traxler


  • Female1873–1954Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Josie Foster in household of Harvey Foster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josaphine Foster in household of Harvey H Foster, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Josephine Foster in household of Harvey H Foster, "United States Census, 1940"

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