Marie Alletus Sexon

14 September 1884–
Shelby, Illinois, United States

The Life of Marie Alletus

When Marie Alletus Sexon was born on 14 September 1884, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, her father, Willis Franklin Sexson, was 24 and her mother, Eliza Jane Bennett, was 22.

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Willis Franklin Sexson
Eliza Jane Bennett
Nary A Sexton
Marie Alletus Sexon
Earnest Sexton
Farris Clayton Sexson
Morris Cleman Sexon

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (1)

  • Marie Alletus Sexon, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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