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Jesse Marion Travis, Jr.

Male 1923 - 2014  (91 years)


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  • Name Jesse Marion Travis  [1, 2
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 6 Jul 1923  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Nov 2014  San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Yellowpine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Jesse M. Travis, Jr., 91, of Hemphill, died Friday afternoon in the Twin Lakes Care Center, San Augustine, Texas. Jesse was born in Hemphill to Jesse M. and Lilly Pearl Seals Travis. He has lived most all his life in Sabine County and always considered it his home. Jesse was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II as a mechanical instructor on B-52 bombers. He retired as a mechanic for DuPont Chemical. Jesse was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Camp Springs Baptist Church.

      He is survived by his sons; Phillip Travis and his wife Martha of Hemphill, Kirk Travis and his wife Wendy of Virginia, Kent Travis and his wife Sandra of Hemphill, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Jesse was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Travis.

      Visitation will be from 5:00PM until 9:00PM, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in the Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00PM, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Yellowpine Cemetery, Yellowpine, Texas.

      Copied from the Starr Funeral Home website
      Also published in the Sabine County Reporter, November 12, 2013, Page 14
    Person ID I16927  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2014 

    Father Jesse Marion Travis, Sr.,   b. 8 Aug 1892,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Lillian Pearl Seals,   b. Abt 1904,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Nov 1919  [1, 3
    Family ID F3693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mildred Marie Beasley,   b. 15 Oct 1924, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 2011, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1942 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F6198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1923 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 2014 - San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Yellowpine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S436] Travis, Jesse Marion, Jr.--Family Researcher Ancestry Chart Prepared 6 Nov 2000.

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), November 12, 2013, Page 14 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.).