George Beecher
Maria Barbara Graef
Abraham Troxel
(Abt 1815-)
Mary Ann Beecher
(Abt 1827-1896)
George Washington Troxel


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1. Sarah Ann Keller

George Washington Troxel 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 21 May 1862, , , PA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Ann Keller
  • Died: 27 Jan 1937, West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA at age 74 1 2 3 4
  • Buried: 30 Jan 1937, Lincoln: Lincoln Cemetery, Lancaster, PA, USA 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: M1LM-NGK.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Tulpehocken Twp., Berks, PA. 5 The 1880 census recorded Mary Troxel, widowed, 54, living with son George, farm laborer, 18. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is Mary's daughter Ellen, 27, living with her husband Augustus Miller, farm laborer, 29; son Jonathan, 4; Daniel, 2; and Katie, 5 months, born in Dec 1879. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage, 27 Jan 1937, West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1

3. Occupation: cigar maker in cigar factory on 27 Jan 1937 in West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1

4. Obituary: Reading Times: obituary of George W. Troxel on 29 Jan 1937 in Reading, Berks, PA. 2 George W. Troxel, 74, retired farmer of Stevens, Lancaster County, died Wednesday morning at the home of his son, Normal Troxel. He leaves a son, two daughters, Mrs. James Doyle, living in the state of Washington, and Mrs. Peter Phelan, Lancaster; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Dr. E. R. Miller, Ephrata, deputy coroner, was called in the case, as Mr. Troxel had been found dead in bed. He decided death was due to an attack of apoplexy.
Private services will be held 1.30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the house and public services at 2 o'clock in the Reformed church, Lincoln. Burial in adjoining cemetery. Funeral director Mellinger, Denver, has charge.

George married Sarah Ann Keller. (Sarah Ann Keller was born on 15 Jun 1858 in , , PA,4 6 died on 1 Jul 1927 in , , PA 4 6 and was buried in Lincoln: Lincoln Cemetery, Lancaster, PA, USA 6.)


1, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 5431. George W. Troxel. Father Abraham Troxel. Mother Mary Beichert. Wife Hettie Troxel. Informant Norman Troxel.

2 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 29 Jan 1937, page 14. Obituary of George W. Troxel.

3 Find A Grave,

4 Research of John Franklin Beecher (1877-1971) (File GA-B-414 at Berks History Center library, amily tree dated 1961 of the descendants of George Beecher (1791-1842) created by John Franklin Beecher.).

5 1880 United States Census, Mary Troxel, Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 67, sheet 324A.

6 Find A Grave,

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