Archie Greenberry Sistrunk

July 1846–after 1920 (Age 73)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Archie Greenberry

When Archie Greenberry Sistrunk was born in July 1846, in Georgia, United States, his father, Jacob Sistrunk Jr., was 36 and his mother, Martha, was 33. He married Catherine Barfield on 24 September 1866, in Winston, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Beat 5, Attala, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Center, Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1864. He died after 1920, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Attala, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archie Greenberry Sistrunk
Catherine Barfield
Marriage: 24 September 1866
Jane Sistrunk
Sallie Sistrunk
Georgia Ann Joanne Sistrunk
William Weslie Sistrunk
Charles Henry Sistrunk
J. Frank Sistrunk
Wilburn Isaac Sistrunk
Ida Mae Sistrunk

Spouse and Children

24 September 1866
Winston, Mississippi, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Sistrunk Jr.





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World Events (8)


Age 15

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Of Swiss German origin: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Greenberry Sistmek in household of Jacob List*, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Green Sistrunk, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Grene B Sestruck, "United States Census, 1920"

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