Joseph Marion Sipes

1898–1977 (Age 79)
Chicota, Lamar, Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Marion

When Joseph Marion Sipes was born in February 1898, in Chicota, Lamar, Texas, United States, his father, William Marian Sipes, was 37 and his mother, Etta L. Leak, was 17. He had at least 1 daughter with Mattie Fugitt. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Lamar, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 December 1977, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Joseph Marion Sipes
Mattie Fugitt
Mattie Josephine Sipes

Spouse and Children



    Mattie Josephine Sipes


Parents and Siblings

    William Marian Sipes


    Etta L. Leak




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Seip .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe Sipes in household of Will Sipes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph M Sipes in household of William W Sipes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Marion Sipes, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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