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TRAPNELL, Laura Kennedy

TRAPNELL, Laura Kennedy[1]

Female 1896 - 1981  (84 years)

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  • Name TRAPNELL, Laura Kennedy 
    Born 21 Aug 1896  Jefferson County, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1 Aug 1900  3 Washington, Charles Town, Jefferson, WV USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Last: Trapnell / F: Laura K / Rel to Head: G Dau / Race: W / S: M / Birth Month-Year: Aug 1896 / Age: 3 / Birthplace: New York / Father's Birthplace: West Virginia / Mother's Birthplace: Maryland -
    Residence 1930  Chatham, Morris, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 10 Apr 1930  90 Main Street, Chatham, Morris, NJ USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Name: Rawling, Laura / Wife / ... / Sex: F / Race: W / Age: 33 / Married: M / Age at first marriage 30 / Attending school: N / Can read-write: Y / Birth: New York / Father's Birth: Virginia / Mother's Birth: Maryland / Occupation: Clerk-bank-
    Obituary From Spirit of Jefferson

    Laura K. Trapnell

    Funeral services were conducted Monday morning from Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town, for Laura Kennedy Trapnell, 84, who died Thursday, February 5, at her home in Hoboken, NJ. The Rev. Roger Henshaw officiated, burial was in Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home.

    The deceased was born in Jefferson County August 21, 1896, a daughter of the late Joseph and Laura Kennedy Trapnell.

    A member of the Episcopal Church, she was a retired employee of the National City Bank in New York City.

    She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Stanley Dosh, Catonsville, Md; and a brother, Retired Lieutenant-General Thomas John Hall Trapnell, Falls Church, VA. 
    Occupation Worked for National City Bank, NYC  [7
    Religion Episcopalian  [7
    Residence Aug 1932  102 Main Street, Chatham, Morris, NJ USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • “Miss. Polly Trapnell is visiting her sister, Mrs. James Rawling, at 102 Main Street in Chatham”
    Died 5 Feb 1981  Hoboken, Hudson, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Buried 9 Feb 1981  Zion Cemetery, Charles Town, Jefferson, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I1016  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2019 

    Father TRAPNELL, Joseph IV,   b. 21 Jun 1871, Charles Town, W. Va. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1922, Chatham, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother KENNEDY, Laura Virginia,   b. 21 Aug 1870, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1963, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1895 
    Photos
    Waters, Billy, Hall, Scott, Laura, and Joe Trapnell circa 1910 (1)
    Eleanor, Laura, and William Trapnell
    Trapnell children
    Albums
    Trapnell Family
    Trapnell Family (265)
    Descendants of Joseph Trapnell (1775-1870) and related lines
    Family ID F2169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family RAWLING, James William,   b. 8 Dec 1874, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1950, Trenton, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1926  New York, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Notes 
    • Something looks off about circumstances in which James & Laura were married. James has married Lillie Lester in 1896, when both were 21. They are shown as still living together married in 1920 census in Mt. Vernon NY. But in 1930 census, James gives his age when first married as what appears to be 52, which coincides with his 2nd marriage to Laura. When Lillie dies in 1947, she is noted to be widow of James Rawling, though he did not actually die until 1950.

      It’s not clear whether James divorced Lillie before marrying Laura. It’s also not clear how long marriage to Laura lasted, as she was not living with him by the 1940 census, and her death/obituary have her as Laura Trapnell, with no mention of marriage to James.

      From Chatham Press, Jan 9 1927:

      RAWLING-James Rawling-Laura Trapnell-Marriage-1926-NY

      Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Laura Trapnell of 18 North Hillside Avenue and James
      Rawling of Massachusetts on December 26, 1926 at New York. Rev H Pierson performed the ceremony. [6, 14, 15, 16, 17]
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1896 - Jefferson County, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Aug 1900 - 3 Washington, Charles Town, Jefferson, WV USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Dec 1926 - New York, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Chatham, Morris, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Apr 1930 - 90 Main Street, Chatham, Morris, NJ USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aug 1932 - 102 Main Street, Chatham, Morris, NJ USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Feb 1981 - Hoboken, Hudson, NJ, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Feb 1981 - Zion Cemetery, Charles Town, Jefferson, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Eleanor, Laura, and William Trapnell
    Laura Trapnell circa 1910
    Trapnell children
    Laura Trapnell Wedding

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Joseph Trapnell Descendants, Frederica Holmes Trapnell, (1964).

    2. [S572] Laura K Trapnell, The deceased was born in Jefferson County August 21, 1896, a daughter of the late Joseph and Laura Kennedy Trapnell.

    3. [S856] 1900 United States Federal Census, Last: Trapnell / F: Laura K / Rel to Head: G Dau / Race: W / S: M / Birth Month-Year: Aug 1896 / Age: 3 / Birthplace: New York / Father's Birthplace: West Virginia / Mother's Birthplace: Maryland -.

    4. [S572] Laura K Trapnell.

    5. [S17] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Chatham, Morris, New Jersey, ED 10, roll 1373, page , image 265.0.

    6. [S860] 1930 Census.

    7. [S572] Laura K Trapnell, A member of the Episcopal Church, she was a retired employee of the National City Bank in New York City.

    8. [S857] Personals and Local Notes, Miss. Polly Trapnell is visiting her sister, Mrs. James Rawling, at 102 Main Street in Chatham.

    9. [S122] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Online publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - Social Security Adminisration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.

    10. [S572] Laura K Trapnell, Laura Kennedy Trapnell, 84, who died Thursday, February 5, at her home in Hoboken, NJ. .

    11. [S572] Laura K Trapnell, Funeral services were conducted Monday morning from Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town, for Laura Kennedy Trapnell...burial was in Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery. .

    12. [S72] Joseph Trapnell Descendants, Frederica Holmes Trapnell, (1964), Had date as 1926. Since disproved by more accurate source.

    13. [S655] RAWLING-James Rawling - Laura Trapnell Marriage, Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Laura Trapnell of 18 North Hillside Avenue and James Rawling of Massachusetts on December 26, 1926 at New York. Rev H Pierson performed the ceremony.-.

    14. [S859] 1920 Census.

    15. [S855] Mrs. Lillie L. Rawling.

    16. [S853] James W Rawling.

    17. [S655] RAWLING-James Rawling - Laura Trapnell Marriage.




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