Travelstead Family History & Genealogy
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Travelstead Last Name History & Origin
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Travelstead Death Records & Life Expectancy
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My relatives live in New Haven, IL. and Carmi, IL. Apparently, my great great great grandmother Mittie Mahala is suppose to be Indian, but I don't know we have not found any proof. My mother is Anna Mae Travelstead, her father was Joseph Tafman Travelstead and he was married to Sarah Margaret Parks Travelstead. They had 10 children together. My gr-grandfather was John Jackson Travelstead. My ancestors are decedents from Christian Traffenstadt and Frederick Traffenstatt. I am related to the Kennedy's also. Lee Kennedy married Lillian Travelstead. Lillian's father was Jack Travelstead and mother was Emma Parks.
Now my line is Jack Travelstead born about 1869, married Feb. 4, 1898 in Emma-White Co. his wife was Annie McDowell her father was Painter McDowell and her mother was Mary Jones, her other spouses was Mr. Farris, George D. Yates. Jack's father was John Travelstead his mother was Caroline Corder or Carlina Carden, other spouses was Linda (Laura) Young, Annie or Emma Parks.
Joseph Tafman Travelstead-my grandfather
born 10-01-1907 married May 07, 1932 in New Haven, IL
died 11-06-1958 died in Illinois State Penitentiary, Pontiac, IL. His wife was Sarah Margurette Parks (my grandmother), I am still learning about my family and this is what I have learned and there is still more. If anyone has more information on this family line I would like to hear from you. There is a family reunion scheduled for August 7th, 2005, if you wish to come please contact me at the email provided or you can call me at 520-544-6120.Or if you have photographs I would really like to see them. I will attach a few photos here so you can see if anyone rings a bell with you. If you have any information for our family book we would like for you to please forward it to me so I may add it to the book. Myself and my family would love to hear from you and about the rest of the family. The reunion will be held in Carmi, IL at Burrell Woods at #3 at 11:00 a.m. until ???. If you can't reach me at the above number you may reach me at 520-544-6120 or 520-465-4716 (mobile). Can't wait to hear from you. See attached photos for your review. I have placed photos of my mother Anna Mae Travelstead and other Travelstead’s listed in this. I also have some other photos that have no identification and I could use some help. They will be at the reunion for review.
Hope to hear from you.
Sincerely your possibly cousin
Lady Sandy Smith-Distel
Donna has dark brown hair and brown eyes. She has two children (a boy, Benjamin and a girl, Angie) She is interested in learning about her natural family's origin and about medical history. If you have any information or would like to know anything more from me, please feel free to contact me through email, or this site. My email address is [contact link]
Thank you for taking the time to read this, and I look forward to hearing from anyone who knows anything and who wants to help my future mother-in-law learn about her heritage.