Francis Emily Sitton1,2

b. 10 November 1817, d. 4 July 1892
Last Edited=9 Feb 2017
     Francis Emily Sitton was born on 10 November 1817 at Georgia.3

Francis Emily Sitton married Goodman Hughes Jr, son of Goodman Hughes Sr and Eleanor Payne, on 10 November 1833 at Habersham County, Georgia.1,2,4

On 3 September 1850 Francis Emily Sitton was enumerated in the household of Goodman Hughes Jr on the 1850 U. S. census for 85th District, Union County, Georgia as Frances Hughs, 33 years old, birthplace of South Carolina. Also enumerated in the household were Eleanor Payne, Elizabeth C. Bond and James Smith.5

Francis Emily Sitton died on 4 July 1892 at Lumpkin County, Georgia, at age 74.1,3

Francis Emily Sitton was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Georgia, FG .3


  1. The Dahlonega (Georgia) Nugget, 30 June 1899, p 3, col 3 bottom; digital image, University of North Georgia Libraries, Special Collections and Archives, Andrew W. Cain Newspaper Collection ( : accessed 09 Feb 2017).
  2. Harold Lawrence, Methodist Preachers in Georgia 1783-1900 (Tignall, Georgia: The Boyd Publishing Co., Ltd., 1984), 261.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( 05 Feb 2017), memorial page for Frances Emily Hughes, Find A Grave Memorial no. 14768226, Creator:williamknight57, Photo williamknight57, accessed 05 Feb 2017, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Georgia.
  4. Find A Grave, memorial page for Goodman Hughes, Find A Grave Memorial no. 14768180,.
  5. 1850 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, population schedule, 85th District, p. 202B (stamped), dwelling 22, family 22, Goodman Hughs; digital image, ( : accessed 11 Feb 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 84.