Toliver Sisk

Tennessee, United States

The Life of Toliver

When Toliver Sisk was born in 1846, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Alexander Sisk, was 50 and his mother, Jane Seay, was 41. He had at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1861.

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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 (8)


Age 0

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

Age 0

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.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 32

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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)

  • Toliver A Sisk in household of Alexander Sisle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tolaver Sisk in household of Jane Sisk, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Toliver Sisk in entry for Lilly Gavin, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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