Willa Sizemore (1879 - 1971)

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Renton, King County, Washington

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Susan Ann Sizemore

Susan Ann Sizemore

Maria Nichcole Sizemore

Maria Nichcole Sizemore

Zeb James McDaris, 1976, North Carolina

Zeb James McDaris, 1976, North Carolina

Abijah "Bige" Sizemore and unknown

Abijah "Bige" Sizemore and unknown

Sizemore

Sizemore

James Otis Sizemore, Sr

James Otis Sizemore, Sr

Butler Sizemore

Butler Sizemore

Gramdma Cornett

Gramdma Cornett

amanda sizemore left

amanda sizemore left

John Hatcher & Mary Ann Sizemore

John Hatcher & Mary Ann Sizemore

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1879 - In the year that Willa Sizemore was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

1892 - She was only 13 years old when on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

1897 - She was 18 years old when on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

1953 - When she was 74 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1971 - In the year of Willa Sizemore's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Willa Sizemore died in March 1971 at 91 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Willa. She was born on December 29, 1879. We have no information about Willa's family or relationships. We know that Willa Sizemore had been residing in Renton, King County, Washington.

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