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Bessie Mable Travis Carter
Birth: Aug. 7, 1894
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1971
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Bessie Mable Travis was age four when her
mother died 1898.Bessie's father, George,
did not remarry and took care of Bessie
and her three siblings, Elmer,Annie and
Eron"Erin". 1910 Henry County, TN census
reports Bessie M.Travis, age 15, is the
only child still at home with her father.
Her siblings have married.
Erin married (1907) Lonnie Guy Arnold,
a cattle stockman. They decided to move to
Oklahoma and Bessie moved with them.
1911 they settled in Coweta,Wagoner County,
Oklahoma. There, Bessie met and married
Charles Leslie Carter, a farmer, 16 Oct 1912,
Wagoner, Wagoner County, OK. Their first
child, Charles Travis Carter, was born
26 October 1913, Shahan Township.
Daughter, Annie Gwendolyn Carter, was
born 29 Apr 1917.
Erin and Guy's first child,Verna Elva, was
born in Coweta 5 May 1912. About 1914 the
Arnold family moved back to Henry County.
After births of Robert G.and Bessie Lee,
Guy and Erin moved to Pinon, Otero County,
NM. In 1917 Guy registered for WWI draft,
Daughter Myrtle A. was born 1919 in Pinon.
Guy died 1920 and was buried in Pinon Cemetery.
Erin and children returned to Henry County
and lived with her father.
George T. Travis died of heart disease in
1931. He was buried in Butler Cemetery,
Weakley County, TN where his wife, Ellen
Emma (Butler) Travis is buried.
[This review from family research by Thala J. Susag]
Family links: 
  George T Travis (1861 - 1931)
  Ellen Emma Butler Travis (1861 - 1898)
  Charles Leslie Carter (1884 - 1973)*
  Charles Travis Carter (1913 - 2015)*
  Annie Gwendolyn Carter Claxton (1917 - 1988)*
  Elmer Rudolphus Travis (1885 - 1953)*
  Annie V. Travis Hall (1888 - 1966)*
  Eron Adella Travis Arnold (1890 - 1950)*
  Bessie Mable Travis Carter (1894 - 1971)
*Calculated relationship
Shahan Cemetery
Broken Arrow
Wagoner County
Oklahoma, USA
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Originally Created by: Fry
Record added: Nov 10, 2006
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Bessie Mable <i>Travis</i> Carter
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Bessie Mable <i>Travis</i> Carter
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