Augusta Jane Sitton

4 November 1873–2 January 1954 (Age 80)
Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of Augusta Jane

When Augusta Jane Sitton was born on 4 November 1873, in Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States, her father, William Thomas Sitton Sr., was 32 and her mother, Matilda Alice Bandy, was 30. She married Robert Lee Anderson on 19 October 1892, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Roodhouse Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 2 January 1954, in Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Anderson
Augusta Jane Sitton
Marriage: 19 October 1892
Mildred Hazel Anderson
Meda M Anderson
Henry Lee Anderson

Spouse and Children

19 October 1892
Greene, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Thomas Sitton Sr.





    Mary E. Sitton


    John H. Sitton


    Jehu Francis Sitton


    James P. Sitton


    Manford Perry Sitton


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English (London): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane Anderson in household of Ralph Paul Vermillion, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Augusta J Anderson in household of Ralph P Vermillion, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Agusta J Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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