History of the Restoration Movement


 

Elder Daniel Travis
Died 1826**



From Christian Messenger - Volume 1 No. 1,
November 25, 1826, Pages 22,23

Note: Below Elder Travis was listed as the agent for the Christian Messenger in the state of Illinois, living at Vincennes, Indiana.

From Christian Messenger - Volume 1 No. 1,
November 25, 1826, Pages 24

Christian Preacher

One Of The Earliest Christian Preachers To Have Been Mentioned In Barton W. Stone's Christian Messenger as having died while evangelizing in the North Central Region Of Tennessee.

Directions To The Grave Of Daniel Travis

Elder Daniel Travis is buried in the Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee. The cemetery is just south of downtown Gallatin at the corner of W. Winchester St. and Cemetery Avenue.

North of Nashville on I-65 take Exit 96/ Vietnam Veterans Parkway/Hwy.386 toward Gallatin. Go to the end of the parkway and continue NE on Hwy. 31E/6 to Gallatin. In Gallatin turn right on US25/Main St. and go to the first right, Cemetery Ave. Go down Cemetery Ave. three blocks and the cemetery will be on the right. Turn right into the cemetery and fork to the right. Go to the rear of the cemetery. When you are even with the office on that drive you will notice the oldest monuments in the cemetery to your left. Get out of your car and go in toward the office just a few monuments. The monument will be just in front of a large monument. The specific location is Section A - Row 6.

While in Gallatin be sure to go out and visit the grave of J.B. Gaither, in Crestview Cemetery. You will also be close to the old homeplace and grave of F.M. Carmack.

GPS Coordinates
36.383849,-86.451866
Grave Faces East

 

**Note: The grave marker above states that Elder Daniel Travis died August 25th, 1827. However, The Christian Messenger reported his death in the November 25th, 1826 issue as having taken place in July of 1826. Therefore the stone shows the wrong date of his death.

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