George Washington Sitton

Brief Life History 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

Sources (15)

  • George Sutton in household of Samuel Sutton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G W Sitton, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • George Washington Sitton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

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


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

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

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): possibly a variant of Seaton .

Jewish (from the Ottoman Empire): variant of Sutton .

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

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