Hello Jo: Below is some information that I have received regarding The Traylor / Trayler Family in Alabama.My Mother has also mentioned a first cousin named JosieMae? (not sure of last name or spelling).I hope this gives you some fuel to run with.Good luck in your search.
1870Federal Census Talladega County, Alabama Township 21 - Range 3East ChildersburgPost Office July 13, 1870 Census Page #639 family# 40 - black
Cato Trayler - 37 - m - head - GA - farmer -$150 / $120 Elizabeth "- 30 - f - wife - VA - keeping house Mary"- 16 - f - dau. - AL - farm hand Claricy"- 12 - f - dau. - AL - at home Anderson"- 9- m - son- AL - at home William"- 5- m - son- AL - at home Sam"- 4- m - son- AL - at home John"- 1- m - son- AL - at home