James C Travers

Male2 June 1835–15 December 1886

Brief Life History of James C

When James C Travers was born on 2 June 1835, in Ellicottville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Abel Travers, was 23 and his mother, Mary Eliza Runnels, was 20. He married Helen M Kent on 7 October 1857, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 15 December 1886, in Sherwood, Sherwood Township, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

James C Travers
1835–1886
Helen M Kent
1841–1916
Marriage: 7 October 1857
Eugene A Travers
1860–1894
Abel Earl Travers
1868–1955

Sources (22)

  • J C Traverse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Travers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • James C. Traverse, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1857Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 1

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

    Age 19

    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Travis 1 and a cognate of 3 below, or a variant of Trevors, itself a variant of Trevor .

    Irish (Leitrim and Donegal; of Anglo-Norman origin): variant of Trower .

    French: topographic name for someone who lived at a crossing place, Old French travers, or a habitational name from (Le) Travers, the name of several places in various parts of France, named with this word.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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