Elizabeth Ann Sitton

18 September 1892–6 November 1896 (Age 4)
, Calhoun, Illinois, USA

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Sitton was born on 18 September 1892, her father, James William Sitton, was 42 and her mother, Amanda Cox, was 33. She died on 6 November 1896, in Calhoun, Illinois, United States, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

James William Sitton
1849–1919
Amanda Cox
1858–1918
William Lawrence Sitton
1889–1957
Elizabeth Ann Sitton
1892–1896
James Oakley Sitton
1895–1965
Jessie Amanda Sitton
1897–
Georgia Gilmer Sitton
1899–1997
Mary Elizabeth Sitton
1902–1928

Parents and Siblings

    James William Sitton

    Male1849–1919Male

    Female1858–1918Female

siblings

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World Events (2)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (London): unexplained.

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

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