Troll Family Genealogy

Martin Troll & Eva Mary Shafer

Martin Troll was born Nov. 19, 1833 in Landan, Rheinsfaltz Germany, son of Englebert and Otillia Troll, and died at place unknown Jan. 18, 1910. Martin married Aug. 24, 1854 at Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., Missouri to Eva Mary Shafer (she born Apr. 11, 1831 in Thungen, Bavaria Germany, died at place unknown 1898, daughter of Phillip Shafer and sister of Charles C. Shafer and Michael C. Shafer).

Children born to Martin and Eva were:

1-Martin C. Troll, born Aug. 1850 Illinois, married Elizabeth Corry on Oct. 16, 1884 at Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio. Elizabeth was born Feb. 1858 Ohio. Their children were Harry C. Troll (born Apr. 1885 Ohio, married Mary and had daughter Elizabeth who was born Washington 1909. This family appears in 1910 census of Seattle, King Co., Washington, Roll1658 Book 2, Page 90b, Household #147) and Annie Troll (Jul. 1886 Ohio)

2-Eunice Marie (Emma) Troll, born May 17, 1857, at Wilmington, Greene Co., Illinois, died Jun. 9, 1916, at Bright, Douglas Co., Washington, married William Campbell Snodgrass on May 10, 1882, at Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio. Refer to the William Campbell Snodgrass page for more information

3-Augusta Troll, born abt. 1865 Ohio

4-Caroline M. Troll, born abt. 1866 Ohio

5-Mary Josephine Troll, born Sep. 12, 1868 Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio, died Apr. 25, 1955 Mansfield, married Ferdinand Henry Fox on Sep. 18, 1889 in Mansfield. Ferdinand, the son of John Fox and Katherine Kocheisen, was born Sep. 4, 1860 at Belleville, Richland Co., Ohio, and died Oct. 17, 1933 at Mansfield. Their children, all born Mansfield, were Frederick M. Fox (born Nov. 1890); Carl T. Fox (born Oct. 1892); Marian E. Fox (born Feb. 1895, died Nov. 27, 1896); Augustus Henry Fox (born Sep. 28, 1902, died Jun. 15, 1975 Silver Spring, Montgomery Co., Maryland, married Katherine Bird Eckert); and Helen Fox (born 1907)

6-Karl P. Troll, born May 1872, married Ida A. and had the following children, all born Mansfield: Frederick Harold Troll (born Aug. 1895); Earl R. Troll (born Feb. 1898); and Mary Ida Troll (born 1907)

7-Rudolph G. Troll, born Sep. 27, 1874 Mansfield




1870 United States Census
Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, living in the Fourth Ward:

Martin Troll, age 28, cooper, born Bavaria
Mary Troll, age 28,born Bavaria
Eunice Troll, age 13, born Ohio
Martin Troll, age 13, born Ohio
Augusta Troll, age 5, born Ohio
Caroline Troll, age 4, born Ohio
Mary Troll, infant, born Ohio

(Martin C. born 1859, Augusta born 1865, Caroline born 1866, and Mary born 1869)

1880 United States Census
Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio, Film 1255062, NA Film Number T9-1062, Page Number 378A:

Martin TROLL Self M Male W 46 BAVARIA Cooper Parents born BAVARIA
Mary TROLL Wife M Female W 48 BAVARIA Keeping House Parents born BAVARIA
Emma M. TROLL Dau S Female W 23 IL Works In Suspender Factory Parents born BAVARIA
Martin C. TROLL Son S Male W 20 IL Cooper Parents born BAVARIA
Augusta TROLL Dau S Female W 15 OH At School Parents born BAVARIA
Carolina M. TROLL Dau S Female W 13 OH At School Parents born BAVARIA
Mary J. TROLL Dau S Female W 11 OH At School Parents born BAVARIA
Karl P. TROLL Son S Male W 8 OH Parents born BAVARIA
Rudolph G. TROLL Son S Male W 5 OH Parents born BAVARIA

1900 United States Census
1 Ward Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio, Roll 1316 Book 2, Page 105, Household #204:

Troll, Karl P., Age 28, Born Ohio
Troll, Ida A., Age 29, Born Ohio
Troll, Frederick H., Age 4, Born Ohio
Troll, Earl R., Age 2, Born Ohio
Troll, Martin, Age 66, Born Hungary (father)

Marriage records of St. Louis and St. Louis Co., 1806-1965

Martin Troll married Eva Mary SCHAEFER on 24 Aug 1854 at Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri LDS IGI Film or fische no. 1985275 Official temple record for deceased individuals, 1991- Batch number: M515694 --- Dates:1852-1856 --- Source Call No: 0528175 --- Type Film: Marriage records of St. Louis and St. Louis Co., 1806-1965

Death Certificate

Taken from the Death Certificate for Emma Marie Troll, June 19, 1916, Record #1346, Registered #13, Bright, Douglas County, Washington; Born Illinois, Name of father Martin Troll (born Germany), Maiden name of mother Eva Mary Schafer (born Bavaria)

The Herald's Directory to Mansfield, Ohio, 1883-1884
Richland Co., Ohio Directories List of Mansfield Residents, 1883-1884, website

Troll, Martin
Troll, Martin C

Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio City Directory, 1883-84

Post ID Name Occupation Employer Work Address Residence
4194 Troll, Martin cooper 37 S E Diamond37 S E Diamond
4195 Troll, Martin C cooper Hicks Brown Co37 S E Diamond

St. Louis, Missouri Marriages, 1804-76

Name Spouse Marriage Date Volume/Page
Schaefer, Eva Mary Troll, Martin 24 Aug 185406-455
Troll, Martin Schaefer, Eva Mary 24 Aug 185406-455

1920 Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio Directory

Troll, Earl K with YMCA res 118 S Diamond
Troll, Fred H clerk res 118 S Diamond
Troll, Karl P (Ida A) mgr savings dept Mans Sav Bank res 118 S Diamond
Troll, Mary student res 118 S Diamond

Naturalization Records
Court Journals, Mansfield Weekly News 08 December 1887, Vol. 4, No.4:

Troll, Martin, Origin Germany, Naturalized 1854. Web site

Richland Co., Ohio Historical Records
Officers Elected to Secret & Benevolent Societies. Source The Mansfield Herald  27 December 1883,Vol. 34, No. 6, Richland Lodge, No. 161, I.O.O.F.

Trustees Martin Troll, Internet site