Katherine Stidham

15 January 1848–30 September 1929 (Age 81)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of Katherine

When Katherine Stidham was born on 15 January 1848, in Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, Jeremiah M Stidham, was 29 and her mother, Virginia Jane Osborne, was 27. She married James Sturgill on 13 March 1871, in Wise, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 11 daughters. She lived in Roaring Fork, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 30 September 1929, in Canepatch, Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Stidham Cemetery, Wise, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Sturgill
1848–1932
Katherine Stidham
1848–1929
Marriage: 13 March 1871
Democrites Sturgill
1869–1958
Denver Sturgill
1870–
Allevene Sturgill
1873–1913
Caroline Sturgill
1873–
Druza Sturgill
1874–
Deruchia Sturgill
1875–1948
Daniel Sturgill
1876–1962
Alvin Sturgill
1877–1962
Melvin Sturgill
1878–
Orlena L. Sturgill
1880–
Jonah Sturgill
1880–
Auburn Sturgill
1880–
Orbin Sturgill
1881–1961
Alley C. Sturgill
1881–
Almira Sturgill
1883–
Agatha Sturgill
1884–
Agnes Sturgill
1885–
Jonah Stergill
1887–
Rosa Sturgill
1889–1930
Ballard Sturgill
1893–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1871
Wise, Virginia, United States
children

(20)

    Democrites Sturgill

    Male1869–1958Male

    Denver Sturgill

    Male1870–Male

    Allevene Sturgill

    Female1873–1913Female

    Caroline Sturgill

    Female1873–Female

    Druza Sturgill

    Female1874–Female

+15 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 13

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. However, the surname does not occur in current English records.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Sturgill in household of James Sturgill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherine Sturgill in household of James Sturgill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Catherine Sturgill in household of James Sturgill, "United States Census, 1900"

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