Thomas Price Sissom

Male 1878 - 1964  (85 years)


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  • Name Thomas Price Sissom 
    Born 27 Jul 1878  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • His headstone incorrectly lists his birth year as 1881. He was listed as a two year old in his parents household in the 1880 census. He gave his birth year as 1878 on his WWI draft registration and his death certificate also states 1878.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  District 11, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Physical Description 12 Sep 1918  [1
    Died 18 Jan 1964  Coalmont, Gurndy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 20 Jan 1964  Coalmont Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I736  CookFolger
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2020 

    Father Ancestors George Thomas Sissom,   b. Mar 1847, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Sarah Ann Steele,   b. 28 Mar 1848, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1919, Coalmont, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1870  [5
    Family ID F230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Arena Creek,   b. 23 Oct 1883,   d. 20 May 1983  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1901  Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. James Franklin Sissom,   b. 25 Feb 1901, Coalmont, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1962, Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Henry Sissom,   b. 9 Mar 1904, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1961, Tracy City, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Alton Sissom,   b. 12 Apr 1907, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1946, Palmer, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Married: 1x4. Fred Sissom,   b. 20 Aug 1911, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1983  (Age 71 years)
    Married: 1x5. Jay Sissom,   b. 5 May 1913, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1980  (Age 67 years)
    Married: 1x6. Willie Mae Sissom,   b. 15 Feb 1915, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 2008  (Age 93 years)
     7. Lawrence Sissom,   b. 21 Jul 1919, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1996  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1878 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1880 - District 11, Coffee County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1901 - Coffee County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1964 - Coalmont, Gurndy County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Jan 1964 - Coalmont Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] “United States World War I Draft Registration, 1917-1918,” digital image, FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 5 August 2014), card for Thomas Price Sissom, Coffee County, Tennessee, citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Washington D.C.

    2. [S413] 1880 U.S. census, Coffee County, Tennessee, population schedule, Dist. 11, p. 52B, dwelling/family 284, Thomas Scism; digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 May 2009); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1249.

    3. [S791] “Tennessee, vital records,” browsable images, FamilySearch , (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/3742705 : accessed 11 July 2020); Tom P. Sissom, 1964, cert. no. 64-00968; 1964 Tennessee Death Certificates, Certificates 1–1193, 1964 > image 1953 of 2407.

    4. [S12] Find A Grave, database and images, (http://findagrave.com : viewed 17 June 2017), memorial no. 170,120,283, Thomas P. Scissom (1881–1964), photographed by Bob Sherwood; citing Coalmont Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy County, Tennessee.

    5. [S155] 1900 U.S. census, Coffee County, Tennessee, population schedule, 11th Civil Dist., ED 38, p. 7B, dwelling 135, family 135, Thomas Scisem; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 21 July 2013); citing NARA microfilm T623, roll 1562.

    6. [S414] Tennessee, “Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790–1950,” database and images, FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 26 April 2016), marriage license of Thomas Sissom and Miss Arena Creek, 20 January 1901; citing Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville.


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