Kate Sistrunk

1875–1953 (Age 78)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Kate

When Kate Sistrunk was born in 1875, in Alabama, United States, her father, Walter Ellis Sistrunk, was 28 and her mother, Kate Molton Ware, was 25. She died in 1953, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Walter Ellis Sistrunk
1847–1912
Kate Molton Ware
1850–1873
Miss Sistrunk
1873–1873
Walter Ellis Sistrunk MD
1873–1933
Kate Sistrunk
1875–1953
Sistrunk
1875–1953
Miss Sistrunk
1877–
Mary Sistrunk
1879–
Roberta Sistrunk
1878–1954
Robert Sistrunk
1882–1951
Mary Molton Sistrunk
1891–1973

Parents and Siblings

    Walter Ellis Sistrunk

    Male1847–1912Male

    Kate Molton Ware

    Female1850–1873Female

siblings

(9)

    Miss Sistrunk

    Female1873–1873Female

    Walter Ellis Sistrunk MD

    Male1873–1933Male

    Female1875–1953Female

    Sistrunk

    Female1875–1953Female

    Miss Sistrunk

    Female1877–Female

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

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.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 0

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

Of Swiss German origin: unexplained.

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

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