Harvell Walker Sisco

Brief Life History of Harvell Walker

When Harvell Walker Sisco was born on 23 July 1868, in Lewis, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Walker Sisco, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ann Campbell, was 37. He married Alice Louella Warren on 9 November 1893, in Lewis, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 30 October 1926, in Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Farmersville Ioof Cemetery, Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Harvell Walker Sisco
Alice Louella Warren
Marriage: 9 November 1893
Frank Boyd Sisco
Lillie Alice Sisco
Ina Sisco
Lenora Mae Sisco
Naomi Sisco
Otis Howard Sisco

Sources (14)

  • Harvy W Sisco, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H W Sisco, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Harry Walker Sisco, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.


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Name Meaning

American shortened and altered form of the surname Francisco (which is in part of German and presumably also of French origin) and thus a variant of Cisco and Sesco .

Americanized form of Italian (Calabria) Sisca: nickname from dialect sisca ‘wooden bucket’.

Americanized form of Croatian and Slovenian Šiško (see Sisko ), and also an Americanized form of German Schischka, which is in turn a Germanized form of Slavic (Czech or Slovenian) Šiška or perhaps of Hungarian Siska .

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

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