Affie Sivills

5 August 1892–29 July 1979 (Age 86)
Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Affie

When Affie Sivills was born on 5 August 1892, in Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Sivills, was 50 and her mother, Susan Gray, was 40. She married Hillery Roberts Sawyer on 4 January 1916, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Crawford Township, Currituck, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 29 July 1979, in Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hillery Roberts Sawyer
1888–1992
Affie Sivills
1892–1979
Marriage: 4 January 1916
Infant Daughter Sawyer
1918–1918
Robert Gray Sawyer
1925–2007
Infant Son Sawyer
1936–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1916Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 5
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 24
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Catalan: variant of Civils, Civils, and Sibils, topographic name from old French sevil ‘fence’, ‘enclosure’. See Civil .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Civil

    Sources (14)

    • Affie Sawyer in household of Hilary Sawyer, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Affie Sawyer in household of Hillery R Sawyer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Affa Sevills in household of Samuel Sevills, "United States Census, 1900"

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