Travis Lee Passmore

7 September 1898–21 December 1979 (Age 81)
Brazoria, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Travis Lee

When Travis Lee Passmore was born on 7 September 1898, in Brazoria, Texas, United States, his father, John Harmon Passmore, was 35 and his mother, Eva Ella Parker, was 34. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Brazoria, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 6, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 21 December 1979, in Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Hamilton, Burnet, Texas, United States.

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Travis Lee Passmore
1898–1979
Lorene Passmore
1913–1993

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 3
"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1920
Age 22
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon):1. from Middle English pass(en) ‘to pass or go across’ + more ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, a nickname, bestowed no doubt on someone who lived on the far side of a tract of moorland near the main settlement, or for someone who was familiar with the safe routes across a moor. 2. several early forms have -e- in place of -o- in the second syllable, and may have a different origin. They could derive from an Anglo-Norman French nickname for a seafarer, Passemer, from passe(r) ‘to cross’ (as above) + mer ‘sea’, ‘ocean’, or the second element could be from Old English mere ‘lake’, ‘marsh’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Travis Passmore in household of Ella Passmore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Travis Lee Passmore in household of John H Passmore, "United States Census, 1900"

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