Walter Barry Sisson

5 September 1890–26 February 1977 (Age 86)
Montross, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Walter Barry

When Walter Barry Sisson was born on 5 September 1890, in Montross, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States, his father, William Henry Sisson, was 34 and his mother, Willie Ann Collins, was 30. He married Sarah Anne Belfield on 14 December 1911, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Montross Magisterial District, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Templeman, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States in 1970. He died on 26 February 1977, in Tappahannock, Essex, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86.

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Walter Barry Sisson
Sarah Anne Belfield
Marriage: 14 December 1911
James D. Sisson
Walter Berry Sisson Jr.

Spouse and Children

14 December 1911
Washington, District of Columbia, United States


    James D. Sisson


    Walter Berry Sisson Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Sisson


    Willie Ann Collins




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English:1. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie ( see Sisley ), or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on). 2. variant of Sessions .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Berry W Season in household of William H Season, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Berry Sisson in household of Wm H Sisson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Berry Sisson in entry for Mrs Addie S Richards, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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