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John Amos Travis

Male 1841 - Aft 1920  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name John Amos Travis  [1
    Born Between 1839 and 1841  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1920 
    Notes 
    • On the 1880 Sabine County, Texas census, Amos's family was listed as follows:

      117-124
      Travis, Amos   W M 39 HeadMiss --- Miss
      Travis, Josephine W F 39  Wife Ala Ala Ala
      Hines, EmilyW F 17 Step Dau     TX (Tx) Ala
      Hines, MarthaW F 15 Step Dau     Tx (Tx) Ala
      Travis, John            W M  8 son              Tx Miss Miss
      Travis, James          W M 5 son              Tx Miss Miss
      Travis, Cooke          W M 3 son               Tx Miss Miss
      Scruggs, Paralee     W F15 Niece   Tx  at school

      Josephine was the widow of Charlton Hines.
      Per the 1920 Sabine County, Texas census:

      Travis, Amos  Head  MW 78 WD TX MI MI
      Travis, Allie   G/Daug F W 17 S TX TX TX
      Travis, Burnice G/Daugh F W 15 S TX TX TX
    Person ID I4055  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John Travis,   b. Abt 1803, Barnwell District, Orange County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Amite County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Raborn,   b. Abt 1812, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Jul 1827  Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Josephine Davidson,   b. 9 Jun 1840, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1918  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Aft 1865  [4
    Children 
     1. John Amos Travis,   b. 9 Jan 1872, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1959  (Age 87 years)
     2. James H. Travis,   b. 18 Jan 1875,   d. 18 Apr 1937  (Age 62 years)
     3. Richard Coke Travis,   b. 4 Nov 1877, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1938, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S444] Unknown Compiler "Davidson, Richard and White, Ruth Benina Descendancy Chart" 61 pages, handwritten by one of their children., Courtesy of Bettye Bragg Wagstaff of Sabine County Genealogical Society.

    2. [S308] 1880 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005., (1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. This database is an index to 50 million individuals enumerated in the 1880 United States Federal Census. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, occupation, relationship to the head of household, race, sex, age at last birthday, marital status, place of birth, parentsí place of birth. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1880 Federal Census.), Family 117-124 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S322] Pressley-Holley, Nanci "Pressley-Price Family Tree" (formerly posted at RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project, no longer available).

    4. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 69345737 (Reliability: 3).