L T Travis

8 March 1923–7 February 2004 (Age 80)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of L T

When L T Travis was born on 8 March 1923, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Leonard Andrew Travis, was 27 and his mother, Oma Bruner, was 26. He married Marjorie Buckley on 20 May 1943, in Clark, Indiana, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 6, Henry, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 7 South Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 7 February 2004, in Waddy, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States.

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L T Travis
Virginia Lisby
Marriage: 25 June 1945

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  • Marriage
    25 June 1945Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered
    Age 3
    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
    Age 4
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
    1945 · Peace in a Post War World
    Age 22
    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire and Yorkshire): from Old French and Middle English travers, also Middle English travas, travis, a word with several meanings. It may denote a toll paid for the right to cross a boundary or bridge, the surname perhaps being for someone who paid or collected such tolls. Alternatively, it may mean ‘crosswise, sideways’ or ‘dispute, disagreement’. The Old French word also had the sense ‘crossing, passage’, and it is more than likely that the surname is Norman in origin, for someone who lived at a crossing place or at a place so named (compare French Travers 3). The presence of the preposition ‘de’ (and perhaps also ‘le’) in early forms of the surname appears to indicate a topographic or habitational explanation, but the French preposition and definite article were sometimes added gratuitously to Norman surnames as a sign of their high social status. See also Travers 1.Americanized form of German Drewes .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • L T Travis in household of Leonard Travis, "United States Census, 1940"
    • L T Travis, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • L T Travis in household of Leonard Travis, "United States Census, 1930"

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