Family Tree Maker 2011

Trail Family

This is the Nonnie that I knew.
No matter what age her age,
this is the way she looked to me.

Back of photo says
Bazil Trail
about 20 years old

With the name spelt with a Z
it would make him the son of
William Martin Trail
But over the years there has developed a
problem with the spelling of Basil – Bazil.
So it is difficult to be sure which
Basil – Bazil is which.

Bazil is the one in the middle
Don’t know who the other boys are.

William Martin Trail and Wife Eldora (Mcgrew) Trail. My Great Great Grandparents.

Seated: Laura Joan Trail and David Walker Standing: William Martin Trail and Calvin Walker Children of Basil Trail and Sarah Wright Source: Mercer County Pioneer Traces Volumes I and II

Laura Joan Trail and her husband Charlie Mulholland.
Charlie and Laura had 2 adopted children
Eddy and Grace
Laura was a sister to William Martin Trail, and settled in the
Sundance Wyoming area, where she married Charley.
Photo courtesy of David Wakeman.
* source: page 816-816 Vol. 2 “Mercer County Pioneer Traces”

Laura Trail ” Aunt Josie” married Charley Mulholland¬† and settle in the Sundance Wyoming area. This photo is of the family in front of their log cabin.

Charley Clinton Trail Brother to Hazel May Trai

This photo is some of the Trails of Mercer Missouri, and identified by Hazel Irene Trail daughter of Bazil Trail The man in the center in the hat is William Martin Trail. From the left Is Aud, Bird, Ocal ( in the white hat ) William Martin Trail, Hazel May Trail, who married James Garfield Hicks. And Bazil Trail (Hazel Irene Trail's father).

This photo taken on another one of the trips home to Mercer.

2 Responses to “Trail Family”

  • I have a question, I’m looking Duritha Trail b. 5 Jan 1813. Solomonn Trail b. 1770, Basil Trail b. ? They are daughter, father, Grandfather. do you have any information on these people?

    thank you for your time………..

    Arvin Winkelkotter

  • Glenn:

    Hi Arvin
    I am sorry to say that I do not have a Duritha or a Solomon Trail in my files. The Basil Trails in my files are born 1805, 1893, and 1924. Perhaps a fellow researcher will have answers for both of us.
    Glenn

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