Alfred Sizemore

Brief Life History of Alfred

When Alfred Sizemore was born in 1851, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John J Sizemore, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Reynolds, was 27. He lived in Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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John J Sizemore
Elizabeth Reynolds
Thomas Washington Sizemore
James Miller Sizemore
Sarah "Sallie" Ann Sizemore
Martha Jane Sizemore
Alfred Sizemore
John Sizemore
Nathaniel Taylor Sizemore Sr
Emmett Wiley Sizemore

Sources (3)

  • Alfred Sizemore in household of Saml Mc Keehan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alfred Sizemore in household of Saml Mc Keehan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alfred Sizemore in household of Joshua Williams, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


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

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French sis ‘six’ + mars ‘marks’, i.e. the monetary sum of six marks (the equivalent of four medieval pounds sterling). Compare Dismore . This surname is now rare in Britain.

Possibly also an Americanized form of German Ziesemer .

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

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