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Martin Beatty Travis, born Nov 1, 1816 along with his twin brother Robert Travis, son of William Travis (born Oct 27, 1774) and Mary Elizabeth Gagahan of Indiana County, Pa.
He married Lavina Catherine Beyer on Jan 20, 1827 in Huntington Co. The family lived in Brookville, Pa.
Martin Beaty Travis took his family to Peru, Madison County, Iowa to escape the Indians in Jefferson County, Pa.
He died in Warren twp. Madison Co. Iowa, on Apr 14, 1879.
Submitted by Mary Jane Martin, great great great granddaughter of William Travis whose son William Travis was a brother to Martin Beatty Travis and great great grandfather of Mary Jane Martin.