Mary Elizabeth Sitton

1837–1867 (Age 30)
Pettis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Sitton was born in 1837, in Pettis, Missouri, United States, her father, Vincent Ridley Sitton, was 30 and her mother, Mildred Amilly Fisher, was 31. She married Henry Spry Cumiford in 1855, in Pettis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Grand River Township, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died in 1867, in Bates, Missouri, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Virginia Cemetery, Charlotte Township, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Spry Cumiford
Mary Elizabeth Sitton
Marriage: 1855
Pleasant Cumiford
Pleasant Conley Cumiford Sr.
Sissie Cumiford
Vincent Riley Cumiford
Robert Louis Spry Cumiford
Willie Jane Cumiford

Spouse and Children

Pettis, Missouri, United States



    Pleasant Conley Cumiford Sr.


    Sissie Cumiford


    Vincent Riley Cumiford


    Robert Louis Spry Cumiford


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Vincent Ridley Sitton


    Mildred Amilly Fisher




World Events (6)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 1

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1838 · The Mormon-Missouri War

Age 1

The Mormon-Missouri War was an armed conflict between Latter-day Saints and Missouri citizens due to religious and political differences. The Saints decided to fight back against the many mob threats and attacks. After two weeks of armed fighting, Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an Extermination Order on October 27, 1838. The Saints were ultimately expelled from Missouri.

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

English (London): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Cumiford in household of Henry S Cumiford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Sitton in household of V R Sitton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary E. Sitton, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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