TRAYNOR-L ArchivesArchiver > TRAYNOR > 2006-02 > 1139583506
From: Shelley Van Etten <>
Subject: Re: [TRAY] Anything new here?
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 09:58:26 -0500
I will look into it more and give you some info. My father was Howard
Thomas Traynor and his father was Thomas Vincent Traynor, sounds like
there is definately a link. Shelley
Jay & Janet Schmidt wrote:
> Shelley, I think we may have a match at least in theory. My
> husband's a descendant of George Traynor's (b. 1857 in Westport,
> Ontario, Canada) son, Archie Traynor (born 1904), in Pierce County,
> Wisconsin. George's father is also George Traynor (b. approx. Aug.
> 1820/baptized on August 20, 1820) in Upper Creggan Parish, Armagh Co.,
> Ireland, to Patrick TRAYNOR/TRENOR and Anne ATKINSON. This family
> emigrated to Canada first (Westport, Ontario) by 1848 when George
> TRAYNOR (b. 1820) married Ellen "Nellie" DONNELLY (b. Co. Armagh about
> 1827) in August of 1848 in Westport, Leeds County, Ontario.
> Then this family had about ten children in Canada between 1848 and
> 1867, and then went on to emigrate to the U.S. (Wisconsin) in 1868,
> via Detroit, Michigan. Their last child, Elizabeth, was born in 1870
> in Wisconsin. George died in Rock Elm, Pierce Co., Wisconsin on May
> 18, 1910, and is buried in El Paso at the Catholic Cemetery, Pierce
> County, Wisconsin, as are many other TRAYNORs. Ellen "Nellie"
> DONNELLY died on October 5, 1899, in Pierce Co., and is buried next to
> There were at least three other siblings of George's (children also of
> Patrick and Anne (ATKINSON) TRAYNOR/TRENOR: Sara (b. about 1813);
> Thomas (b. about 1815); and possibly Bernard (b. about 1817), in Upper
> Creggan Parish, Armagh Co., Ireland.
>> From a subscription I briefly had of the Irish Flax Growers List of
> these were the TRAYNORS listed in Armagh County in 1797 (and their ID
> ID County Surname Given Name
> 1196 Armagh Traynor Patrick and Thomas
> 1220 Armagh Traynor John
> 2021 Armagh Traynor John
> 2293 Armagh Traynor Phillip
> 2423 Armagh Traynor Richard
> 3520 Armagh Traynor Patrick
> 4047 Armagh Traynor Patrick
> 4135 Armagh Traynor Terence
> 4326 Armagh Traynor Bryan
> James and Mary Threanor/Trenor are the sponsors (godparents) for
> George TRENOR. There is also a Daniel TRENOR who was the sponsor
> (along with Margt Sherridan) of Sara TRENOR.
> I'm hopeful there's a connection with your TRENORs/TRAYNORs from
> Armagh Co. -- Janet Schmidt