Sarah Frances Sitton

Female23 January 1852–14 February 1907

Brief Life History of Sarah Frances

When Sarah Frances Sitton was born on 23 January 1852, in Lincoln, Missouri, United States, her father, Edgar M. Sitton, was 24 and her mother, Winifred Ann Shelbourn, was 22. She married George Alexander Taylor on 10 March 1870. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Gilead, Calhoun, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 14 February 1907, at the age of 55.

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Jacob A Church
Sarah Frances Sitton
Marriage: 2 April 1876
Wm Church
Charles Lee Church
Wm Taylor
Minnie Ann Church
Cora Church
Dora Church

Sources (10)

  • Sarah Church in household of Jacob Church, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Francis Church, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Sutton in entry for John H Landers and Arlissy Viola Cox, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1876Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

    Age 4

    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.


    Age 11

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

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 15

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): possibly a variant of Seaton .

    Jewish (from the Ottoman Empire): variant of Sutton .

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

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