Bartlett Sisk

1837–1863 (Age 26)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bartlett

When Bartlett Sisk was born in 1837, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Alexander Sisk, was 41 and his mother, Jane Seay, was 32. He lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died on 24 December 1863, in Point Lookout, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Scotland, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States.

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Alexander Sisk
Jane Seay
Blackburn Sisk
Bartlett Sisk
Nancy E Sisk
Susannah Elizabeth Sisk
James Sisk
Toliver Sisk
Sarah E C Sisk

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World Events (5)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 1

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.

Age 9

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

Age 9

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin, found in County Cork since the 18th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bartlett Sisle in household of Alexander Sisle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bartly Sisk in household of Jane Sisk, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bartley Seyrs Sisk, "Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865"

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