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Gideon Travis

Birthplace: Sharon, Taliaferro County, Colony of Georgia, British Colonial America
Death: 1805 (43-44)
Montgomery County, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: UNKNOWN
Immediate Family:

Son of William Mills Travis and Abigail Travis
Brother of Letitia Corley; Amos Travis; Simeon Ezekial Travis and Simeon Ezekiel Travis

Managed by: Patricia Ann Clark
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About Gideon Travis

GIDEON TRAVIS in the tax lists of Warren County for 1794 is shown as having one 5 acre tract and one of 287 1/2 acres, the larger tract being in Washington County, adjoining Williamson Swamp and Salter. He made the return in Capt. Hatcher's District, in which William and Amos Travis made returns that year. On 25 Mch 1801, he was appointed a JP in Montgomery Co., Ga. He is mentioned in the will of his father as having died prior to 1805, leaving heirs. In the Tax Returns for 1805 and 1806 for Montgomery Co., Ga., Entered 28 Jan. 1809, Jesse Lassiter made an individual return of 1932 acres of pine land and also returned for the estate of Gideon Travis 1250 acres of pine land and 230 acres of swamp land "granted to David Emanuel and others." The following grants from the State of Georgia to Gideon Travis are of record in the Office of the Secretary of State: 1787, 50 acres in Burke Co. Book 3 p 26; 1796, 93 acres in Washington Co Book 4X p 505; 1800, 250 acres in Montgomery Co., Book 5C p 457; 1802, 1000 acres, Montgomery Co., Book 5D p 786. So he must have died between 1802 and 1805.

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Gideon Travis's Timeline

January 18, 1761
Sharon, Taliaferro County, Colony of Georgia, British Colonial America
Age 43
Montgomery County, Georgia, United States
Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: UNKNOWN