Julia Anna Travis

25 November 1903–11 June 2010 (Age 106)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Julia Anna

When Julia Anna Travis was born on 25 November 1903, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Charles Edward Travis, was 37 and her mother, Mary Eunice Spear, was 28. She married Eugene Enoch Closson on 3 August 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Chase, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 June 2010, in Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 106, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Enoch Closson
Julia Anna Travis
Marriage: 3 August 1927
Edward Eugene Closson
Mary Jane Closson

Spouse and Children

3 August 1927


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edward Travis


    Mary Eunice Spear




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 10

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 31

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire and Yorkshire): occupational name for a gatherer of tolls exacted for the right of passage across a bridge, ford, or other thoroughfare, from Middle English travis ‘crossing’, variant of travers ( see Travers ).2 German: Americanized variant of Drewes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julia Closson in household of Eugene E Closson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Julia A Travis in household of Edward Travis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Julia A Travis in household of Edward Travis, "United States Census, 1920"

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