James Travis Mayes1

Male, #51826, (18 Oct 1834 - 4 Aug 1905)
Birth*18 Oct 1834 He was born on 18 Oct 1834 at Perry Co., Alabama.1 
Marriage*circa 1859 He married Ann Elizabeth Culpepper at Union Parish, Louisiana, circa 1859. Between 1860 and 1881, Elizabeth and James had 15 children.1 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Union Parish, Louisiana.2 
1870 Census*1 Jun 1870 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Union Parish, Louisiana.3 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Union Parish, Louisiana.4 
Photographedsay 1899 He appeared as a husband in a family photograph say 1899 at Union Parish, Louisiana,
picture probably made for the couple's 40th wedding anniversary.5
James Travis & Elizabeth (Culpepper) Mayes
Photographedsay 1900 He appeared as a husband in a family photograph say 1900 at Union Parish, Louisiana,
From Donna Alford: This is a picture of James Travis Mayes, Elizabeth Culpepper, and children and grandchildren, I have not been able to identify all of the children and grandchildren. My ancestors are the man standing by the tree holding the baby(William Franklin Wilson) and the lady standing in front of him (Clarenda Lucenda "Cat" Mayes Wilson.5
James Travis & Elizabeth (Culpepper) Mayes family
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Union Parish, Louisiana.6 
Death*4 Aug 1905 He died at Union Parish, Louisiana, on 4 Aug 1905 at age 70.1 
Burial*circa 6 Oct 1905 His body was interred circa 6 Oct 1905 at Mount Nebo Cemetery, Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana.7 

Family

Ann Elizabeth Culpepper (5 Mar 1839 - 30 Oct 1927)
Marriage*circa 1859 He married Ann Elizabeth Culpepper at Union Parish, Louisiana, circa 1859. Between 1860 and 1881, Elizabeth and James had 15 children.1 
Last Edited3 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 - 2006 to Lew Griffin and Warren Culpepper from Susie Brown, Junction City, AR, e-mail address.
    Records found among the papers of Mrs. Ida Elizabeth Mayes Gilbert in 1965 and provided to Culpepper Connections by Susie Brown.
    BIRTHS
    James Travis Mayes was born 18 Oct 1834. (Perry Co., Alabama)
    A. Elizabeth Culpepper Mayes was born 5 March 1839 (Jasper Co., Georgia)
    C. A. Mayes was born 5 February 1860 (Union Parish, Louisiana)
    Martha Ann Mayes born 25 February 1861 (Union Parish, LA)
    James Frank Mayes born 20 Feb 1862 (Union Parish, LA)
    John Thomas Mayes born 31 August 1864. (Union Parish, LA)
    Nancy Clementine Mayes born 16 Feb 1866 (Louisiana)
    Ella J. Mayes born 10 Feb 1868 (Louisiana)
    J. G. Mayes born 26 Nov 1869 (Louisiana)
    William A. Mayes born 20 Nov 1870 (Louisiana)
    Ida Elizabeth Mayes born 5 Mar 1872 (Louisiana)
    Clara L. Mayes born 23 Jan 1874 (Louisiana)
    Mary Roberts Mayes born 28 Jan 1875 (Louisiana)
    Lanie A. Mayes born 8 May 1877 (Louisiana)
    Cansas Eugenie Mayes born 16 Feb 1879 (Louisiana)
    L. A. Mayes born 17 Sept 1880 (Louisiana)
    L. Corine Mayes born 27 Nov. 1881 (Louisiana)
    DEATHS
    C. A. Mayes died 4 Aug 1865 (Downsville, Union Parish, Louisiana)
    J. C. Mayes died 22 Dec 1869 (Union Parish, LA)
    Nancy Clementine Abbott died 4 Jan 1899
    Delia Mayes Gaskin died 14 jan 1917
    Mrs. Elizabeth Mayes died 30 Oct 1927 (Union Parish, LA)
    James T. Mayes died 4 Aug 1905 (Union Parish, LA)
    Bert Mayes Thomas died 17 Aug 1932
    Ella J. Mayes Kennedy died 2 Nov 1932.
  2. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Union, Louisiana; Roll: M653_426; Page: 0; Image: 108.

    Name Age
    James Mays 25
    A E Mays 21
    C A Mays 5.12.
  3. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Ward 5, Union, Louisiana; Roll: M593_534; Page: 118; Image: 236.

    Name Age
    Jas T Mayers 34
    Elisabeth Mayers 32
    Martha A Mayers 9
    James F Mayers 6
    John Thos Mayers 5
    Nancy G Mayers 4
    Ella J Mayers 4.
  4. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    5th Ward, Union, Louisiana; Roll: T9_473; Family History Film: 1254473; Page: 520.3000; Enumeration District: 89; Image: 0322.

    Name Age
    James Mayes 44
    Elizabeth Mayes 41
    James Mayes 19
    John Mayes 15
    Nancy Mayes 14
    Ella Mayes 12
    William Mayes 9
    Ida Mayes 8
    Clarenda Mayes 6
    Mary Mayes 4
    Lanie Mayes 2.
  5. E-mail written Jul 2008 to Warren L. Culpepper from Donna Alford, e-mail address.
  6. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Police Jury Ward 5, Union, Louisiana; Roll: T623 585; Page: 4B; .

    Name Age
    Jas F Mayes 65
    Lizzie Mayes 61
    Lottie Mayes 19
    Letha C Mayes 18
    Alfred A Honeycutt 6.
  7. W. C. Nolan, compiler, Cemetery Inscriptions of Union Parish, 4 volumes, Shreveport, LA: J&W Enterprises, 199-, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.389 V3n.
    Mount Nebo Cemetery, Farmerville, Union Parish, LA
    + James T. Mayes, 18 Oct 1834 - 4 Aug 1905
    + Elizabeth Culpepper (Mayes), 15 Mar 1839 - 30 Oct 1927.