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George H. Travis

Male 1859 - 1933  (74 years)


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  • Name George H. Travis  [1, 2
    Born 2 Jan 1859  Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1879  Washington Market, Lake and Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Owner 
    • Washington Market - On Tuesday, Jan. 6th, the undersigned will open a market on the corner of Lake and Church street, which he proposes to keep well stocked with the best quality Beef, Pork, Sausage, Bologna, Tripe, Bacon, Chickens, Oysters, Fish and Game of various kinds, and which will be sold Cheaper than elsewhere, for cash. -- George Travis [4]
    18800117 - Cleveland's Ablaze!
    18800117 - Cleveland's Ablaze!
    Cleveland Lakeside Press
    01/17/1880, p.2
    Residence 1875 - 1883  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Occupation 1883  Gordon Brothers, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Butcher 
    • George Travis left Thursday morning to accept a position in the extensive meat market of Gordon Bros., Oneida. George has had considerable experience in the business, and being a worthy young man as well, the firm made repeated offers for his services, which he finally accepted. Dan'l Tracy has been engaged to do outside work at the same establishment. [5]
    Occupation 1909 - 1931  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    Conservation Protector 
    • [George] was a State Game Protector from 1909 until his retirement in 1931. [6]
    19110218 - Cleveland man For Game President
    19110218 - Cleveland man For Game President
    Camden Advance-Journal
    02/18/1911, p.7
    Died 3 May 1933  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    • George Travis, 74, retired game protector of Cleveland, died at his home there Wednesday night and the funeral was held Saturday in St. James Episcopal church with the Rev. George H. MacNish officiating. Burial in Cleveland. [6]
    Buried Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    20081014 - Headstone, George H. Travis
    20081014 - Headstone, George H. Travis
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID I436  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2019 

    Father Living 
    Mother Amanda Unknown,   b. 1836, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 5 (Reliability: 2), 3 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/03/1875; Page: 6; Lines: 21

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 33 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/18/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 33; Line No: 1-5

    3. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=881&GScid=2221626&GRid=29850682& (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      George H. Travis

    4. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 13 Sep 1879.

    5. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 16 Jun 1883.

    6. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 7 (Reliability: 1), 11 May 1933.
      Items From Here and There

    7. [S77] The conservation law in relation to fish and game as amended by the Legislature of nineteen hundred and twelve, New York State, (J.B. Lyon Company), 269 (Reliability: 2), 1912.
      Protector's Roster

    8. [S78] Forest, Fish & Game Law, New York State, (J.B. Lyon Company), 139 (Reliability: 2), 1913.
      Protector's Roster

    9. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 7 (Reliability: 1), 18 Feb 1911.
      Cleveland man For Game President