George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 166.
*Troxell, James Wilson - Born April 1, 1831, Frederick county, Md. ; p., Joseph and Amy Troxell ; prep., Dickinson grammar school; entered 1852; A. B., 1856 ; A. M., 1859 ; farmer ; principal of classical institute, Churchland, Va., 1856-60 ; principal of academy, Augusta, Ga., 1860-61 ; county surveyor, Frederick county, Md., two years ; school commissioner, eight years ; B. L. society ; married, December 11, 1866, Mary E. Zacharias of Frederick, Md. ; children, Mary A., Florida, Irene, Naomi, Marian, Elizabeth and Thomas W. Died February 2, 1904.