George Washington Sitton

3 May 1857–27 April 1930 (Age 72)
Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Sitton was born on 3 May 1857, in Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Samuel Benjamin Sitton, was 42 and his mother, Martha A. Henegar, was 25. He married Frances Etta Mc Cameron on 13 November 1877, in Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 6, Mitchell, Texas, United States for about 50 years. He died on 27 April 1930, at the age of 72, and was buried in Sitton Cemetery, Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States.

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George Washington Sitton
Frances Etta Mc Cameron
Marriage: 13 November 1877
Daisie Zula Sitton
Samuel Benjamin Sitton
John Powell Sitton
Earl Mc Cameron Sitton
Allen Dean Sitton
Jennie Frances Sitton
O Z Sitton
B. C. Sitton
R. C. Sitton
George Denzil Sitton Sr

Spouse and Children

13 November 1877
Lindale, Smith, Texas, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    John Sitton


    Jacob Andrew Sitton


    Martha Ella Sitton


    Benjamin Franklin Sitton


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 4

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 24

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

English (London): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Sutton in household of Samuel Sutton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Sitton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Sitton in household of Saml Sitton, "United States Census, 1860"

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