Margaret Anna Travis Sumner

Birth
Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 21 May 1898 (aged 74–75)
Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA
Burial Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 144260061 · View Source
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Margaret Anna Travis was first married to James Harvey Whitney on 10 August 1842. They had a total of five children; Sylvester Stephen, Sarah Adeline, Gertrude "Getty" Amelia, Harvey Alexander, and Margaret Anna.

James Harvey Whitney served in the 29th Regiment, Company F, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He died from typhoid fever while a POW in Richmond, Virginia. The site of his burial is unknown.

Margaret married John J. Bickford 15 July 1866. This marriage ended in divorce prior to 1870. The 1870 Federal Census of Painesville lists Margaret using the surname Whitney and her widowed mother as sole occupants of a household.

She married Thomas W. Sumner 17 September 1872. This was her final marriage.


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  • Created by: sswjr
  • Added: 27 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144260061
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Anna Travis Sumner (1823–21 May 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144260061, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by sswjr (contributor 47907960) .