Jesuna Georgia Travasso

1894–1969 (Age 75)
Hanamaulu, Kauai, Hawaii, United States

The Life of Jesuna Georgia

When Jesuna Georgia Travasso was born on 4 April 1894, in Hanamaulu, Kauai, Hawaii, United States, her father, Jacinto Travasso, was 36 and her mother, Philomena Gonsalves Pereira, was 33. She married John Garcia in 1908, in Kapaia, Kauai, Hawaii, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1920 and Representative District 6, Kauai, Hawaii, United States in 1940. She died on 4 August 1969, at the age of 75.

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Jesuna Georgia Travasso
John Garcia
Marriage: 1908
Daniel Garcia
Ernest Garcia
Marie Garcia
Flora Garcia
William Garcia

Spouse & Children

Kapaia, Kauai, Hawaii, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Jacinto Travasso


  • Philomena Gonsalves Pereira




  • Maria Travasso


  • Travasso


  • Travasso


  • Female1887–1953Female

  • Male1892–1971Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from trapasso ‘Maundy Thursday’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone born on that day or otherwise associated with it.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Georginia Travasso in household of Jacinth Travasso, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Georginia Garcia in household of John Garcia, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Georgiana Garcia in household of John Garcia, "United States Census, 1940"

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