Leander Bradford Sitton

Brief Life History of Leander Bradford

When Leander Bradford Sitton was born on 26 October 1849, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Philip Sitton, was 35 and his mother, Cassandra Allison, was 35. He married Harriet Elizabeth Lytle on 7 October 1869, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Whitney, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Cherokee Springs, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 June 1926, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Leander Bradford Sitton
Harriet Elizabeth Lytle
Marriage: 7 October 1869
Columbus Walter Sitton
Julia M. Sitton
Lizzie Lou Sitton
Mary G Sitton
Eugene Blake Sitton
William Harvey Sitton
John Lester Sitton

Sources (28)

  • T B Setton in household of James L Hood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leander B Sitton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Lee, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


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

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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 (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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