Caswell County Genealogy
 

Travis, George Emmett

Male 1888 - 1942  (53 years)


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  • Name Travis, George Emmett  [1
    Born 27 Mar 1888  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 30134 
    Died 1942  Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Moons Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29527  Caswell County
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 

    Father Travis, Robert Samuel,   b. 6 Mar 1854, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1927  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cole, Rosa Belle,   b. 1864, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Reference Number 420447 
    Family ID F6264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1888 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1942 - Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moons Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • George Emmett Travis

      World War I veteran whose biographical sketch was published in Caswell County in the World War, 1917-1918: Service Records of Caswell County Men, George A. Anderson, Compiler (1921).
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      He was a native of Caswell County, the son of the late Robert Samuel and Rosa Belle Cole Travis. He was a member of the Yanceyville Post of the American Legion, having served two years in France with the 81st Division during the First World War. He was a deputy sheriff in Caswell County for six years. Buried: Moon's Creek Primitive Baptist Church (Caswell County, North Carolina). Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. E. C. Hammack, Yanceyville, Mrs. Emma Page, Route 1, Reidsville, Mrs. Lucy Matkins, Route 4, Burlington, and Mrs. W. H. Russell, Orlando, Fla.; three brothers, R. T. Travis and S. W. Travis, Route 2, Elon College, and A. G. Travis, Route 1, Reidsville.

      The News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), 24 September 1942, Thursday, Page 2.

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Anderson, George A., Compiler. Caswell County in the World War, 1917-1918: Service Records of Caswell County Men. Raleigh (North Carolina): Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1921.