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
1823–1884
Mary Elizabeth Sitton
1837–1867
Marriage: 1855
Pleasant Cumiford
1856–1956
Pleasant Conley Cumiford Sr.
1856–1938
Sissie Cumiford
1861–
Vincent Riley Cumiford
1861–1936
Robert Louis Spry Cumiford
1864–1932
Willie Jane Cumiford
1867–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1855
Pettis, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Male1856–1956Male

    Pleasant Conley Cumiford Sr.

    Male1856–1938Male

    Sissie Cumiford

    Female1861–Female

    Vincent Riley Cumiford

    Male1861–1936Male

    Robert Louis Spry Cumiford

    Male1864–1932Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Vincent Ridley Sitton

    Male1807–1870Male

    Mildred Amilly Fisher

    Female1806–1855Female

siblings

(3)

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.
1846

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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