Susan Catherine Travers

29 January 1881–17 December 1953 (Age 72)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Susan Catherine

When Susan Catherine Travers was born on 29 January 1881, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jonas Travers, was 37 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Grey, was 23. She lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. She died on 17 December 1953, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Thomas James Chippendale
Susan Catherine Travers

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonas Travers


    Mary Elizabeth Grey




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name for a gatherer of tolls exacted for the right of passage across a bridge, ford, or other thoroughfare, from Middle English, Old French travers ‘passage’, ‘crossing’, from Old French traverser ‘to cross’.2 Northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Treabhair ( see Trevor ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Chippendale in household of Thomas Chippendale, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan Catharine Travers, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Susan Katherine Travers in entry for Thomas James Chippendale, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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