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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Family Time Line

Josephine Traxler
1887–1953
Harvey Foster
1881–1975
Marie Foster
1907–
Hildred Mae Foster
1909–1992

Spouse & Children

children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph O Traxler

    Male1845–1913Male

  • Elizabeth Cenith Black

    Female1849–1916Female

siblings

(12)

  • Ida Belle Traxler

    Female1866–1868Female

  • Oswa Traxler

    Male1868–1919Male

  • Male1870–1949Male

  • Mary Traxler

    Female1872–1922Female

  • Female1873–1954Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

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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