David Sturgill

Brief Life History of David

When David Sturgill was born in 1846, in Wise, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Sturgill, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Booth, was 31. He lived in Lee, Lee, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 1 January 1868, in Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 22.

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Andrew Jackson Sturgill
Nancy Booth
William Sturgill
Sarah Sturgill
Franklin Sturgill
Frances Sturgill
Sarah Sturgill
Joel Sturgill
Drucilla Sturgill
Jemima Sturgill
John Tucker Sturgill
James Sturgill
David Sturgill
Elizabeth Sturgill
Francis Sturgill
Mariah Ann Sturgill
Calvin Sturgill
Fannie Sturgill

Sources (5)

  • David Sturgeon in household of Andrew Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Sturgill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: David Sturgill -

World Events (6)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Stodgell . See also Stogdell . Compare Stargell , Sturgell , Sturghill , and Sturgeon 2.

History: The ancestor of the Sturgills, Sturgils, Sturghills, Sturgells, Stargel(l)s, etc. was John Stogdell (originally Stodgell) from Somerset, England (see Stogdell ).

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

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