Mary Garland Bacon

18 April 1922–6 February 2014 (Age 91)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Mary Garland

When Mary Garland Bacon was born on 18 April 1922, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, Garland Harris Bacon, was 31 and her mother, Lois Foster, was 28. She married William Carl Travis on 11 July 1945, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She lived in Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 6 February 2014, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.

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William Carl Travis
Mary Garland Bacon
Marriage: 11 July 1945

Spouse and Children

    William Carl Travis



11 July 1945
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Joann Bacon


    L Jean Bacon


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 19

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to Back 1).2 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary G Bacon in household of Garland H Bacon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Garland Bacon in household of Garland Bacon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Garland Bacon, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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