Drusilla "Drusie" Lappin

16 February 1890–9 December 1964 (Age 74)
Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States

The Life of Drusilla "Drusie"

When Drusilla "Drusie" Lappin was born on 16 February 1890, in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States, her father, James L. Lappin, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Alice "Sallie" Martz, was 27. She married John D. Sitton on 21 June 1908, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Linn, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Albany Election Precinct 9, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 9 December 1964, in Linn, Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John D. Sitton
Drusilla "Drusie" Lappin
Marriage: 21 June 1908
Lucille Alice Sitton
Alice L Sitton
Cecil V Sitton
Woodrow David Sitton
Eugene A "Gene" Sitton
Charles Lyndal Sitton
Betty Jean Sitton
Leroy Sitton
Larry Dean Sitton

Spouse and Children

21 June 1908
Pike, Illinois, United States


    Lucille Alice Sitton




    Alice L Sitton


    Cecil V Sitton


    Woodrow David Sitton


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James L. Lappin


    Sarah Alice "Sallie" Martz




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: nickname for a timid person, from Old French lapin ‘rabbit’.2 Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Lapin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Drusilla Lappin in household of James L Lappin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Drusie L Sitton in household of John D Sitton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Drusie L Sitton in household of John D Sitton, "United States Census, 1910"

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