Captain Charles Henry Sigman

Brief Life History of Charles Henry

When Captain Charles Henry Sigman was born on 11 October 1861, in Franklin County, Virginia, United States, his father, Lewis Foster Sigmon, was 33 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Jones, was 26. He married Rachel Jane Reed on 3 March 1897, in McDowell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Kingston, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Cooper District, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 1 June 1934, in Mason, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oak Hill, Jackson, West Virginia, United States.

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Captain Charles Henry Sigman
1861–1934
Rachel Jane Reed
1877–1963
Marriage: 3 March 1897
Walton Marion Sigmon
1905–1926
Elsa Martha Sigman
1908–2002
Melba Juanita Sigman
1916–2006

Sources (15)

  • Charles Sigman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles H Sigmon, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Chas Sigimore, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

1862 · Battle of Perryville

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Siegmann . Compare Sigmon .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Siegmann . Compare Zigman .

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

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