Letcher Tucker Sizemore

MaleApril 1846–25 December 1933

Brief Life History of Letcher Tucker

When Letcher Tucker Sizemore was born in April 1846, in Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, Willis Combs Sizemore, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Collett, was 32. He married Nancy E. Delph about 1873, in Clay, Webster, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 25 December 1933, in Leslie, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Letcher Tucker Sizemore
Nancy E. Delph
Marriage: about 1873
Louisa Sizemore
Nelly G Sizemore
Green A. Sizemore
Mary Ellen Sizemore
Blaine Sizemore
Logan Sizemore
Boston Corbett Sizemore

Sources (17)

  • R L Sizemore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R.L. Sizemor in entry for Corbett Sizemor and Malinda Thomas, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Letcher Sizemore in entry for Louise Roark, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1873Clay, Webster, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 4

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Old French sis ‘six’ + mars ‘marks’, i.e. the monetary sum of six marks (the equivalent of four medieval pounds sterling). Compare Dismore . This surname is now rare in Britain.

    Possibly also an Americanized form of German Ziesemer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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