Sidney Ellis Marshall, Sr.

Brief Life History of Sidney Ellis

Sidney Ellis Marshall, Sr. was born on 2 April 1895, in Brighton, Tipton, Tennessee, United States. He married Rebecca I Griffith on 22 December 1912, in Tipton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Munford, Tipton, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 2, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 28 May 1967, in Tipton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Crigger Cemetery, Munford, Tipton, Tennessee, United States.

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Sidney Ellis Marshall, Sr.
Rebecca I Griffith
Marriage: 22 December 1912
Sidney Ellis Marshall, Jr.

Sources (8)

  • Sidney E Marshel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sidney E Marshall, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Sidney Ellis Marshall, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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

English: usually an occupational name ‘farrier’, occasionally a status name ‘chief official of a royal household or court; a high officer of state’, from Middle English mareshal and Old French maresc(h)al. An even wider range of meanings is found in some other languages: compare for example Polish Marszałek (see Marszalek ). This name has been established in Ireland since the 13th century. It is also borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

Americanized form of German Marschall .

Americanized form of French Mercier .

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

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