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Ida
Lillian
Setzer

(1884 - 1964)

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Sylvanus
 Setzer

(1843 - 1923)

Jacob Lanier
"Sawmille Jake"
Setzer

(1804 - 1891)

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(1754 - 1822)

Jacob
Setzer I

(1730 - 1766)

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Adam
Setzer

(1710 - 1808)

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Daisy McNeill Setzer

 

Born: 15 Jun 1889, Catawba County, NC
Died:  06 Nov 1985, Catawba County, NC

 

Daisy McNeill Setzer was the last child born to Patrick Sylvanus Setzer and Margaret Elizabeth Witherspoon.  Daisy was born 15 Jun 1889 in Catawba County, NC.

 

 

Children of Patrick Sylvanus Setzer and Margaret Elizabeth Witherspoon
Name Birth Death Spouse
Jacob Eli Setzer 29 Dec 1872 11 Feb 1957 Minnie Elizabeth Connor
Miles Ernest Setzer 28 May 1874 18 Feb 1939 Effie Mae Lowrance
Jones Garland Setzer 23 May 1877 22 Jul 1889  
John Marion Setzer 08 May 1879 27 Apr 1946 Emma Leola Lowrance
Sallie Ann Mae Setzer 29 Jan 1882 19 Oct 1960 Ransom Edgar Little
Ida Lillian Setzer 25 Apr 1884 25 Dec 1964 Alonzo Lester Loftin
Ivey Lee Setzer 25 Apr 1884 02 Feb 1885  
Elizabeth Pearl Setzer 20 Apr 1887 12 Nov 1960 Emanuel Iravus Sigmon
Daisy McNeill Setzer 15 Jun 1889 06 Nov 1985 Leslie Burette Sigmon
 
 
The 1900 Catawba County Census shows Patrick & Margaret Setzer living in Newton Township with seven children.  Jones Garland born 23 May 1877 had died 22 Jul 1889 and Ivy Lee Setzer (twin to Ida) born 25 Apr 1884 had died nine months later on 02 Feb 1885.  Miles Setzer's wife, Effie, is listed as a "boarder" instead of a "Daughter-in-Law".
 
Daisy McNeill Setzer was listed as 10 years old on the 1900 census.  Her birthday was listed as June 1889.
 

1900 Catawba County Census

 
Name Relation Race Sex Birth Age S/M/W Yrs
Md
Kids
Last First Month Year # Live
Setzer Patrick S. Head W M May 1843 57 M 29  
------- Margaret E. Wife W F Nov 1845 54 M 29 9 7
------- Miles E. Son W M May 1874 26 M    
------- John M. Son W M May 1879 21 S    
------- Sallie A. Daughter W F Jan 1882 18 S    
------- Ida L. Daughter W F April 1884 16 S    
------- Lizzie P. Daughter W F April 1887 13 S    
------- Daisy M. Daughter W F Jun 1889 10 S    
Setzer Effie Boarder W F Jul 1880 19 M 6m  
 
 
By 1910 all of Patrick and Margaret's children had married and left home except for  Lizzie and Daisy.  Daisy's age was listed as 20.
                           

1910 Catawba County Census

                           
Last Name First Name Relation Sex Race Age Marriage Yrs. # Kids Kids Living Occupation
Setzer Patrick S. Head M W 67 38 - - Farmer
Setzer Margaret Wife F W 64 38 9 7  
Setzer Lizzie Daughter F W 23        
Setzer Daisy Daughter F W 20        
 
 
Daisy married Leslie Burette Sigmon on 22 Jan 1919 in Catawba County, NC.  Leslie was born 17 Sep 1870 in Catawba County.  Their marriage produced five children.

 

Children of Leslie Burette Sigmon & Daisy McNeill Setzer
Name Birth Death Spouse
Nannie Elizabeth Sigmon 25 Jan 1920 31 Jan 2005 Francis R. Sigmon
John Patrick Sigmon 25 May 1922 24 Jul 1997 Nora Lovada Sigmon
Daisy Lemyre Sigmon 21 Mar 1924 13 Dec 2008 (Never Married)
Leslie Jackson Sigmon 24 May 1929 17 July 1999 Mary Marcella Josey
James Burette Sigmon 02 Apr 1935 07 Apr 1935 (Died in Infancy)
 
 

Daisy and Leslie Burette Sigmon's home - photo taken 2008

 
 

Daisy Setzer Sigmon prior to 1946 (front center)

(Left to Right) Ida Lillian Setzer Loftin, Jacob Eli Setzer, Daisy McNeill Setzer Sigmon,
John Marion Setzer and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Pearl Setzer Sigmon

 
 

(Top Row) Lizzie Sigmon, Ida Loftin, Daisy Sigmon, Sallie Little
(Bottom Row) Emma Leola Lowrance (Mrs. John Setzer) & John Setzer

 
 
Leslie Burette Sigmon died 03 Jan 1941 in Catawba County, NC.
 
Daisy died 06 Nov 1985 in Catawba County, NC.  Daisy was buried in Claremont City Cemetery, Claremont, North Carolina.
 
 

Grave Markers in the Claremont Cemetery

 

Burette, Daisy McNeill, Daisy Lemyre and Nannie Elizabeth are buried near each other

 

Leslie Burette Sigmon and Daisy NcNeill Setzer Sigmon

 

 

Daisy Lemyre Sigmon and Nannie Elizabeth Sigmon Sigman

 

 

 
 
 
 

Obituary For Nannie Elizabeth Sigmon Sigman

 
Nannie Sigmon Sigman, 85, of Bethany Church Road, Claremont, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005.

Born Jan, 25, 1920, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Burette and Daisy Setzer Sigmon.

She retired as a bookkeeper for Timmerman Manufacturing. She was a longtime member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, where she was in the choir for 50 years, taught Sunday school for over 50 years and was a member of the Women’s Group and the Social Ministry Committee.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, John Patrick Sigmon, Leslie Jackson Sigmon and James Burette Sigmon.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Randall Banner of Conover; a son, Leslie Sigman of Hickory; three grandchildren, Matthew, Christina and Jonathan Banner; a sister, Daisy L. Sigmon of Claremont; three stepdaughters, Willie Pearl Yount and husband, Paul, of Conover, Carolyn Sigman of Hickory and Mary Frazier and husband, John, of Lenoir; a stepson, Martin Sigman and wife, Deanna, of Conover; eight nieces, Sharon and Steve Whisnant of Denver, Annette and Wayne Newton of Long Island, Jan and Ron Nugen of Idaho, Sharon and John Winden, Hallene Walker and Marie and Fess Combs of Washington, Sandra and Don Ross of Tennessee and Annette and Jim Burns of California; and five nephews, Mitchell Sigmon of Claremont, Leslie and Luella White and Al Brooks of Washington and Thomas Sigmon and Fred May of California.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Claremont. The Rev. Dr. Charles Dickson will officiate, and the message will be delivered by the Rev. James Cone.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Mitchell Sigmon, Wayne Newton, Mickey Lineberger, Doug Miller, Mike Pannell and Ford Banner.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight, Wednesday, at Drum Funeral Home in Conover.

Memorials may be made to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 579, Claremont, N.C. 28610.

Condolences may be sent to the Sigman family at www.drumfuneralhome.com.

The Sigman family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Conover.

 
 
 
 

Information on Francis Rockett Sigman, Husband of Nannie Elizabeth Sigmon

Francis was the son of Martin L. Linnie Pearl (Wike) Sigmon. He married (1) Mary Evelyn (Moose) in 1942 and they were the parents of four children: Willie Pearl, Carolyn Lavania, Mary Frances and Martin Lawrence. He married (2) Nannie Elizabeth Sigmon in 1957 and they were the parents of two children: John Leslie and Cathy Elizabeth. He married (3) Maude Towery in 1970.
 
 
 

Obituary For Daisy Lemyre Sigmon

 
Daisy Lemyre Sigmon, 84, of Newton, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Ms. Sigmon was born March 21, 1924, in Catawba County, a daughter of the late Leslie Burette and Daisy Setzer Sigmon.

She was a homemaker and spent her entire life taking care of her mother, her siblings and the rest of her family. She was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church and attended Lighthouse Ministries in Claremont.

She is survived by nieces, Sharon Whisnant and husband, Steve, of Denver, N.C., Cathy Banner and husband, Randy, of Conover and Annette Newton and husband, Wayne, of Longisland; nephews, Leslie Sigman of Hickory and Mitchell Sigmon of Claremont; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Nichole O'Shields, Matthew Banner, Christina Banner, Jonathan Banner, Cody Newton, Daniel Newton and Melinda Sigmon.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nannie Sigman, and two brothers, John Sigmon and Jack Sigmon.

A service of remembrance will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Drum Funeral Home chapel, Conover, with the Rev. Jesse Hamlett officiating.

Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Lutheran Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., prior to the service, at Drum Funeral Home in Conover. 

Burial:
Claremont Town Cemetery
Claremont, Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
 
 

Daisy Lemyre Sigmon

 
 
 
 
SOURCES
 

A special thanks to Glennie Frances Loftin Cook for the photos of the Setzer siblings

 

A very special thank you to Daisy Lemyre Sigmon & Nannie Elizabeth Sigmon Sigman (daughters of Daisy McNeill Setzer Sigmon).  Most of the genealogy information that we have on the Setzer family if because of the tireless efforts of these two ladies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If you have additional photos or information about Daisy McNeill Setzer please contact me.
 
 

 

       

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