History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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            MICHAEL SHOLL TRUMBAUER, a prosperous farmer of Bucks county, was there born in the old Trumbauer homestead, near Richland township.  December 7, 1850.  His grandparents were John and Elizabeth (BAUM) TRUMBAUER, both deceased.  His father was John TRUMBAUER, who in 1843 married Elizabeth SHOLL, daughter of Michael and Lydia (DONAHUE) SHELL, of Montgomery county, Pennsylvania, and the following children were born to them:  Henry S. 1845: Milton S., 1848: Michael S., 1850, mentioned at length hereinafter; Levi S., 1853; Lydia A. S. 1855: Mary Elizabeth S. 1859: and Sarah Jane S., 1861.  For twelve years Mr. TRUMBAUER followed the occupation of shoemaking.  He was a Democrat in polities and a member of the Lutheran church.

            Michael Sholl TRUMBAUER received his education in the district school, which he attended until his eighteenth year, assisting his father on the farm during his spare time.  From 1897 to 1900 Mr. TRUMBAUER attended school in Bedminster and Milford townships, thus acquiring a good, practical education.  He followed farming for a time with his brother, having purchased a tract of land of about forty acres, and was attended with considerable success.  In 1808 Mr. TRUMBAUER removed to Quakertown, where he has since resided.  Mr. TRUMBAUER is a Republican in politics, but has never aspired to public office.  In matters of religion he accords with the doctrines of the Lutheran church, being a member of the Scheetz Lutheran church at Spinnerstown, Milford township.

            February 25, 1897, Michael Sholl TRUMBAUER was united in marriage to Eliza MOYER, daughter of Henry Beidle and Susan (KRATZ) MOYER, who was born March 1, 1860, in Bedminster township, Bucks county, Pennsylvania.  Her father Henry Beidle MOYER, was born December 26, 1826, in Milford township, the son of Abram and Anna (BEIDLE) MOYER.  He followed the occupation of a farmer all his life.  In politics he was a Whig, but after the formation of the Republican party, he joined that organization.  He was a member of the Lutheran church, September 18, 1858, Mr. MOYER married Susan KRATZ, settled in Bedminster township and the following children were born to them: Eliza: Mary Ellen, born April 16, 1869.



Text taken from page 695 to 696 of: 


Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed September 2007 by Joan Lollis as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

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