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Descendants of brothers, Arthur and Samson Sikes


Modified Register for Arthur & Samson Sikes of Stewart Co., TN
as of January 4, 2006

(researcher notes and comments are  followed by the notation "ams" and a date)
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First Generation

1. Arthur1 Sikes was born say 1767.   He married before 1790.

He had 5 children:

      2.     f     i.    Patience Sikes was born about 1791 in NC.

Came west from North Carolina with brothers Samson and Arthur.  She can be found on the 1860 Federal Census living with her brother Arthur, ae. 70 b. NC, from Henry's book she remained a spinster who lived into her 70's and made her home in the John Jones family.

Things to do, look for her on the 1850 Census

+   3.    m    ii.     Samson Sikes was born about 1791, died about 1825.

      4.    m   iii.     William Sikes was born say 1792.

There was a William Sikes that served in the War of 1812 from Anson Co., NC.  Both Samson & Arthur named children William,  for these reasons I have the second son on Arthur as a possible William.  Henry suggested that maybe Samson full name was William Samson Sikes  ams 11/18/2005

+   5.     m    iv.    Arthur Sikes was born about 1794, died 23 Oct 1871.

      6.    m     v.    fourth son Sikes was born say 1797.

NOTES for Arthur:

This data is from Henry C. Sykes book "Ancestral History of Arthur and Samson Sykes of Stewart County, Tennessee", 1997
Arthur is entered here only as a possible name of Samson, Arthur and Patience's father.  Other possible names are William, John & James both Samson & Arthur named children these names. 
There was an Arthur Sikes in Arson Co., NC on the 1790 Federal Census with his wife and no children, could this be Samson & Arthur's Father?
Birth is figured form 1790 Census, married at about age 23.  ams 10/22/2005
Again in 1800 there is an Arthur Sikes age 26 - 45 in Arson Co., VA with four boys under 10 and one girl also under 10, his wife ae. 16 - 26.  ams 11/18/2005
In 1810 there is a Joshua, John, & Sherwood Sikes, no Arthur, or Samson.  ams 11/18/2005
In 1820 there are many Sikes' in Arson Co., VA; Alfred, Arthur, Enoch, John, Joshua, another Joshua, Matthew, Sally, Stephen, & Widow.  The Widow and Arthur are on the same page of the Census.  ams 11/18/2005
Things to do, get ages of widow, Arthur, Joshua, & John from 1820 Census. 

Second Generation

3. Samson2 Sikes (Arthur1) was born about 1791 in NC. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and an unknown mother. Samson died about 1825 in Elkhorn, Henry, Tennessee.  He was not married to Mary "Polly" Gross. She was born in 1791/1793 in NC. Mary was the daughter of Federick Gross and Elizabeth Haller. She died after 1836 in TN.

They had 8 children:

      7.    f      i.         first dau. Sikes was born about 1815 in TN.
      8.    f      ii.        second dau. Sikes was born about 1816 in TN.
      9.    f      iii.        third dau. Sikes was born about 1817 in TN.
+   10.   f      iv.       Disey Sikes, born about 1818, died about 1866.
+   11.   m    v.       Arthur Samson Sikes, born about 1820, died 21 Jan 1871.
+   12.   m    vi.       John Henry Sikes, born in 1822/1823, died 22 Oct 1891.
+   13.   m    vii.      William Sikes, born 20 Oct 1824, died 19 Jan 1899.
+   14.   m    viii.     James Miller Sykes, born 12 Mar 1825, died 20 Dec 1871.

NOTES for Mary:

Known as Polly, her and her sister Sarah married brothers Samson & Arthur.
On the 1830 Federal Census Stewart Co., TN Polly is listed with 2 boys under 5, 2 boys 5 - 10, 1 girl 5 - 10, 3 girls 10-15, Polly is 30-40.  ams 11/18/2005
The last mentioned of Pollie's name is in her father's will, the will states she was to receive a bed and furniture.  Her name is listed as Mary Sikes along with her sister Sally Gross Sikes, the will was dated 1836 in Stewart Co., TN
She probably died after 1836 when she and her sister were mentioned in her fathers will, dated 1836 Stewart Co., TN.
On the 1840 Federal Census Stewart Co. there is a Mary ages 30 - 40 with 1 boy under 5, 1 boy 5-10 and no girls. [wrong Mary?]  ams 11/18/2005

NOTES for Samson:

This data is from Henry C. Sykes book "Ancestral History of Arthur and Samson Sykes of Stewart County, Tennessee", 1997
Samson Arthur & sister Patience came to Stewart County, Tennessee from Arson Co., North Carolina about 1815 to 1820 soon after the War of 1812.  The settled somewhere in the Standing Rock community in Stewart County, TN.
Samson death is reported in the Henry County, TN court minutes dated Dec 12, 1825.
There is some account that suggest that this name was William Samson Sikes.
The 1820 Census show Samson ae 26 - 45 & Polly Sikes age 16 -26 as the parents of four daughters age 10 or below.   It is believed that they left the Standing Rock Community and moved across the Tennessee River to the Elkhorn Community of Henry County.  ams 11/18/2005

5. Arthur2 Sikes (Arthur1) was born about 1794 in NC. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and an unknown mother. Arthur died 23 Oct 1871 in Stewart Co., TN.  He married Sarah "Sallie" Gross say 1813 in TN. She was born about 1800 in Rowan Co., NC.  Sarah was the daughter of Federick Gross and Elizabeth Haller. She died after 1871.

They had 11 children:

      15.    f     i.       first dau. Sikes was born in 1815/1820 in TN.
      16.    f     ii.      second dau. Sikes was born in 1815/1820 in TN.
+   17.    m    iii.     William Howell "Will" Sikes, born in 1818, died in 1870/1875.
+   18.    m    iv.     John "Jack" Sykes, born about 1819, died 2 Feb 1879.
+   19.    m    v.      Frederic Sykes, born in 1823, died 1 Jan 1880.
+   20.    m    vi.     Chesley Sykes, born in 1825.
+   21.    m    vii.    James B. Sykes, born in 1826, died before 1880.
+   22.    m    viii.    Henry Sykes, born 11 Mar 1828, died in Mar 1900.
      23.    f     ix.     third dau. Sikes was born in 1829 in TN.
      24.    f     x.      Emanda Sikes was born in 1835 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee.  Possibility Amanda from 1860 Census.  ams 1/3/2006+ 
     
25.    f     xi.     Maranda Sikes, born about 1838, died in Sep 1875.

NOTES for Sarah:

Sallie's aga/birthdate changes with each Census: birth date for 1830 Census 1794-1804, 1830 Census 1790-1800, 1840 Census 1800-1810, 1850 Census1800, & 1860 Census 1794.

NOTES for Arthur:

This data is from Henry C. Sykes book "Ancestral History of Arthur and Samson Sykes of Stewart County, Tennessee", 1997
Sallie wife of Arthur apparently accompanied him to Stewart County, Tennessee between 1815 and 1820 shortly after the War of 1812.  They came from North Carolina and Stewart Co., TN and built houses at Standing Rock Creek.  She was one of two sisters who married Arthur and Samson Sikes.
This family can be found on the 1820 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  Arthur Sikes age 16 - 26, with 2 boys under 10, and 1 girl under 10, his wife is 26 - 45.  ams 11/18/2005
This family can be found on the 1830 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN Arthur age 30 - 40 with 2 boys under 10, 2 boys 5-10, 1 girl 5-10, and 3 girls 10-15, his wife is 30-40.  ams 11/18/2005
This family can be found on the 1840 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  Arthur is 40-50, he has 3 boys 10-15, 3 boys 15020, 1 girl under 5, 1 girl 5-10, 1 girl 10-15, and his wife age 30-40.  ams 11.18/2005
This family can be found on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  Arthur Sikes farmer ae. 56 b. NC, Sally ae. 50 b. TN [?], Emanda ae. 15, Maranda ae. 12, John ae. 5, Chesley ae. 25, all children b. TN.  This record is very poor and hard to read.  Who is John age 5, grandson?  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  Arthur Sikes ae. 66 b. NC, Salie ae. 66 b. NC, Amanda ae. 21 Marauda ae. 17, John ae. 13, Alice ae. 10, William ae. 8, with Patience ae 70 b. NC [sister to Arthur].  ams 11/18/2005
There are three children on the 1850 & 1860 Census that are not accounted for, in 1850 there is a John Sikes ae. 5, bc 1845, and on the 1860 Census there is John Sikes again ae. 13, bc 1847, Alice Sikes ae. 10, bc 1850, & William Sikes ae. 8, bc 1852.  It seems like only John could be one of Sallie children being 45 at his birth, but she seems to old to be the mother of Alice & William.  Who are they grand-children?  ams 1/3/2006

Third Generation

10. Disey3 Sikes (Samson2, Arthur1) was born about 1818 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Samson Sikes and Mary "Polly" Gross. Disey died about 1866 in Carlisle, Stewart, Tennessee.  She married Adam Milam. He was born in 1784 in NC. Adam is the son of James Milam and Rebecca Jackson.

They had 6 children:

      26.    m    i.     John Lenzie Milam was born in 1836 in Stewart Co., TN.
      27.    f     ii.     Rebecca Julia Jane Milam was born in 1844 in Stewart Co., TN.
      28.    f     iii.    Melvina Tabatha Milam was born in 1845 in Stewart Co., TN.
      29.    m    iv.   James Adam Milam was born in 1847 in Stewart Co., TN.
      30.    m    v.    Mark L. Milam was born in 1849 in Stewart Co., TN.
      31.    m    vi.   Augustus Henry Milam was born in 1852 in Stewart Co., TN.

11. Arthur Samson3 Sikes (Samson2, Arthur1) was born about 1820 in Elkhorn, Henry, Tennessee. He was the son of Samson Sikes and Mary "Polly" Gross. Arthur died 21 Jan 1871 in Bakerville, Humphrey, Tennessee.  He married Rebecca Collier before 1840. She was born in 1822 in Stewart Co., TN. Rebecca is the daughter of Benjamin Collier and Elizabeth _____.

They had 7 children:

      32.    m    i.      William Sikes was born in 1842 in Stewart Co., TN.
      33.    m    ii.     James Thomas Sikes was born 13 Jun 1844 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 3 Apr 1896, at the age of 51, and was buried in Marys Chapel Cemetery, Rector, Arkansas. He married Mary Jane Elizabeth Farris 14 Feb 1867. She was born 10 Sep 1849 in Lewis, TN.
      34.    m    iii.    Benjamin R. Sikes was born in 1846 in Stewart Co., TN. He married (1) Docio Jane Maybery.  He also married (2) Marilla Mary Lewis 10 Dec 1865. She was born in 1847 in TN.
      35.    u     iv.    Matthew or Martha Sikes was born about 1849.   Double check 1850 & 1860 Census  ams 10/11/2005
      36.    f     v.     Sarah Elizabeth Sikes was born in 1850 in TN. She died 14 Dec 1920 in AR, at the age of 70. She married (1) C. C. Massey.  She also married (2) Johyn Gustin Sides about 1879.
      37.    m    vi.    Henry Miller Sikes was born 14 Sep 1852 in Humphreys Co., TN. He died 26 Feb 1924 in Elbridge, Obion, Tennessee, at the age of 71. He married (1) Sarah Ann Massey. She was born in 1852 in Henderson, TN. Sarah died in 1884, at the age of 32.  He also married (2) Lucy Deadman.
      38.    m    vii.    Francis Elbert Sikes was born in 1856. He married Matilda _____.

NOTES for Arthur & Rebecca:

Marriage before 1842 assuming that there first child was Matthew or Martha.  ams 10/2/2005

12. John Henry3 Sikes  (Samson2, Arthur1) was born in 1822/1823 in Elkhorn, Henry, Tennessee. He was the son of Samson Sikes and Mary "Polly" Gross. John died 22 Oct 1891 in Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lowry Cemetery, Cumberland City, Tennessee.  He married Artennie Dixon  6 Oct 1853. She was born 6 Aug 1838 in Stewart Co., TN. Artennie was the daughter of _____ Dixon  and Martha Kirksey. She died 24 Apr 1922 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lowry Cemetery, Cumberland City, Tennessee.

They had 15 children:

 +   39.    m    i.       Alexander Frederick Sikes, born 11 Oct 1854, died 25 Mar 1888.
      40.    m    ii.       John Henry Sikes was born 7 May 1857 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 16 Oct 1859 in Cumberland City, TN, at the age of 2.
     
41.    m    iii.      Charles Christopher Sikes was born 6 Jan 1859 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 5 Jul 1938 in Cumberland City, TN, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lowry Cemetery, Cumberland, Tennessee. He married (1) Anna Perkins.  He also married (2) Nannie Green.
      42.    f      iv.      Mattie Jane Sikes was born 4 Dec 1861 in Cumberland City, TN. She died 30 Jan 1956 in Gleason, TN, at the age of 94. She married James Alonzo Milam 6 Aug 1882. He was born 23 Nov 1857 in Stewart Co., TN. James died 11 Dec 1945, at the age of 88, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Gleason, Tennessee.
      43.    m    v.      William Thomas Sikes was born 17 Feb 1863 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 8 Jan 1917 in AR, at the age of 53.
      44.    f      vi.     Mary Catherine Sikes was born 7 Nov 1865 in Cumberland City, TN. She died 30 Nov 1956 in Cumberland City, TN, at the age of 91. She married Joseph Henry Weaks. He was born 20 Jul 1857. Joseph died 12 Mar 1945, at the age of 87.
      45.    m    vii.     Robert L. Sikes was born 15 Apr 1867 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 3 Jun 1914 in Cumberland City, TN, at the age of 47.
      46.    m    viii.    Ephriam Clay Sikes was born 4 Sep 1868 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 25 Jun 1923 in Bassemer, AL, at the age of 54, and was buried in Cumberland City Cemetery. He married Annie Mary Dunbar  10 Jun 1918. She was born 1 Jan 1880. Annie died 3 Dec 1938, at the age of 58.
      47.    m     ix.    Benjamin Franklin Sikes was born 28 Dec 1869 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 9 Dec 1940 in Cumberland City Cemetery, at the age of 70. He married Sarah Elizabeth Milam in 1895. She was born 5 Apr 1872. Sarah died 30 Oct 1953, at the age of 81.
      48.    m     x.     Barnabas Edes Sikes was born 7 Mar 1871 in Cumberland City, TN. He died in 1946 in Cumberland City, TN, at the age of 74.
      49.    f      xi.     Dica Elizabeth Sikes was born 5 Dec 1873 in Cumberland City, TN. She died 6 Oct 1952 in Bessemer, AL, at the age of 78. She married Henry Naylor. He was born in 1868. Henry died in 1943, at the age of 75.
      50.    m    xii.    James Albert Sikes was born 14 Jan 1875 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 17 Oct 1946 in Camden, TN, at the age of 71. He married Delie Ann Whitfield 15 Oct 1916. She was born 2 Dec 1891. Delie died 27 Mar 1981, at the age of 89.
      51.    m    xiii.    Edgar Sikes was born 3 Mar 1877 in Cumberland City, TN. He died in 1955 in Hot Springs, AR, at the age of 77.
      52.    f      xiv.   Ida Mae Sikes was born 6 May 1878 in Camden, TN. She died 28 Mar 1958 in Cumberland City, TN, at the age of 79. She married Miles Russell Parchman 10 Jan 1897. He was born 11 Jul 1871. Miles died 28 Dec 1938, at the age of 67.
      53.     m   xv.    Arthur Clinton Sikes was born 2 Feb 1880. He died 20 May 1943 in Dover, TN, at the age of 63.

NOTES for John:

I think that Henry is on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  Henry ae. 23 b, TN Clnn [?] [f] ae. 18 b. TN.  Could this be John Henry's first marriage?  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census Dover, Stewart, TN.  John Sikes Stone mason ae. 27 [37?] b. TN Antena ae. 20, b. TN, Alex ae. 6, & Charles ae. 2 both children b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Cumberland Iron Works, Stewart, TN.  John Sikes stone mason ae. 50 b. TN the same as both parents, Artina wife ae. 45 b. TN the same as both parents, Alexander ae. 25, Charles ae. 21, Mattie ae. 18, William ae. 18 [Twins?], Mollie ae. 14, Robert ae. 13, Ephraim ae. 12, Frank ae. 12, James ae. 10, Barnett ae. 5, Elizabeth ae. 6, Edgar ae. 4, Ida ae. 2, & Arthur ae. 3m, all children b. TN.

13. William3 Sikes  (Samson2, Arthur1) was born 20 Oct 1824 in Elkhorn, Henry, Tennessee. He was the son of Samson Sikes " Sikes:Samson [1791-1825]" and Mary "Polly" Gross. William died 19 Jan 1899 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hart Cemetery, Long Creek, Tennessee.  He married Nancy Stavely 8 Mar 1848 in Stewart Co., TN. She was born in 1825 in Stewart Co., TN. Nancy was the daughter of Elijah Stavely and Elizabeth _____. She died 23 Dec 1898, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hart Cemetery, Long Creek, Tennessee.

They had 11 children:

      54.    f      i.     Margaret Sikes was born about Jan 1850 in TN.
      55.    f      ii.     Martha A. Sykes was born 12 Mar 1852 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee. She died in 1939, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery Stewart Co., TN. She married James Garland Wofford 28 Dec 1870. He was born 6 Nov 1845 in Long Creek, Stewart, Tennessee. James died in 1921, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery Stewart Co., TN.
      56.    f     iii.    Sara Jane Sykes was born about 1853 in TN. She died 10 Jan 1927, and was buried in Hart Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.  Elizabeth Sarah on the 1860 Federal Census.  ams 11/19/2005
      57.    m    iv.    Elijah Sykes was born about 1854. He died before 1870.  William Elijah on the 1860 Federal Census.  ams 11/19/2005
      58.    m    v.    William Henry Sykes was born 21 Dec 1856 in Fort Henry, Stewart, Tennessee. He died 14 Apr 1946, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery Stewart Co., TN. He married Amanda Elvira Burnett 16 Jan 1878 in Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky. She was born 23 Sep 1855 in Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky. Amanda died 19 Dec 1946, at the age of 91, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery Stewart Co., TN.
      59.    f     vi.    Julet Sikes was born about 1859.  Age 1 on the 1860 Federal Census, hard to read Julet?  ams 11/19/2005
      60.    f     vii.    Nancy Della Sykes was born in 1862 in FL. She died in 1956, at the age of 94, and was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. She married S. Robert Hayes 25 Dec 1884.
      61.    m    viii.    Benjamin Wesley Sykes was born 1 Apr 1864 in Tallahassee, Leon, Florida. He died 11 Feb 1941, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery Stewart Co., TN. He married Mary G. Wofford 6 Jan 1889. She was born 11 Sep 1872. Mary died 12 Mar 1927, at the age of 54, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery Stewart Co., TN.
      62.    m     ix.    Arthur Franklin Sykes was born 1 May 1866 in FL. He died 14 Mar 1943, at the age of 76.
      63.    f      x.     Julia Dicilla Sykes was born about 1867. She died in 1936, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. She married John Iverson Salmon about 1900. He was born in 1856. John died in 1928, at the age of 72.
      64.    m    xi.    James Albert Sykes was born 16 Nov 1868. He died in Apr 1948, at the age of 79, and was buried in Red Bay Cemetery, Red Bay Franklin Co., Alabama. He married Mamie Johnella McGuire. She was born 16 Nov 1872 in Stewart Co., TN. Mamie died 12 Jan 1914, at the age of 41, and was buried in Red Bay Cemetery, Red Bay Franklin Co., Alabama.

NOTES for William:

I think that this family can be found on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  Frederic Sikes farmer ae. 26 b. TN, Nancy ae. 20 b. TN, Margaret ae. 5/12 b. TN.  Could William's middle name be Frederick or did the census taker just make a mistake, everything else fits.  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Dover, Stewart, TN.  William Sikes farmer ae. 50 b. TN father b. NC mother b. TN, Sarah ae. 24, Julia ae. 18, Della ae. 17, Benjamin ae. 16, Franklin ae 15, Albert ae. 14.  Sarah, Julia, & Albert b. TN and Della, Benjamin, & Franklin b. FL.
If the order of the children on the 1880 Census is correct that Julia has the wrong birth date.  It appears that this family went to Florida for the Cival War.  ams 10/21/2005

14. James Miller3 Sykes (Samson2, Arthur1) was born 12 Mar 1825 in Elkhorn, Henry, Tennessee. He was the son of Samson Sikes  and Mary "Polly" Gross. James died 20 Dec 1871 in Henry Co., TN, at the age of 46, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee.  He married (1) Frances Jane Vickers.

They had 1 child:

      65.    m      i.    John Wesley Sykes was born 5 Oct 1846 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 17 Oct 1922 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cane Creek Cemetery, Houston Co., Tennessee.  He married Margaret Eli Adeline Outlaw 12 Nov 1873. She was born 26 Sep 1855 in Stewart Co., TN. Margaret died 23 May 1912, at the age of 56, and was buried in Cane Creek Cemetery, Houston Co., Tennessee.   He also married (2) Rebecca Ann Wyatt 7 Sep 1850. She was born 18 Dec 1833 in Stewart Co., TN.   Rebecca was the daughter of William Wyatt and Emily _____. She died 5 Oct 1911, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee.

They had 6 children:

      66.    m    i.    William Clark Sykes was born 5 Aug 1851 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 8 Jan 1929, at the age of 77, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. He married Nancy Jane Hudson 5 Apr 1873. She was born 10 Jan 1851. Nancy died 7 Apr 1906, at the age of 55, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee.
      67.    f    ii.    Sidney Ann Sykes was born in 1853 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 12 Feb 1885, at the age of 32, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. She married John A. Mcswain 11 Nov 1874. He was born 24 Jun 1841. John died 28 Sep 1910, at the age of 69.
      68.    f    iii.    Clemenitine Sykes was born in 1857 in TN.
      69.    m    iv.    James Gilbert Sykes was born about 1860. He died about 1912, and was buried in Conyersville Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. He married Harriet Josephine Clark 7 Aug 1881. She was born in 1860. Harriet died in May 1911, at the age of 51.
      70.    m    v.    Samson Marion Sykes was born in 1862. He died in 1931, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. He married Sarah Mildred Hudson.  She was born in 1860 in Humphreys, TN. Sarah died in 1948, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee.
      71.    m    vi.    Elijah Lee Sykes was born in 1869. He died in 1950, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee. He married Martha Olive Boyd 9 Jan 1900. She was born in 1870. Martha was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Henry Co., Tennessee.

NOTES for James:

This family can be found on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co, TN.  James Sikes farmer ae. 26 b., Rebecca ae. 17, they are both living in the family headed by William Wyatt ae. 55 [father-in-law] & Emily Wyatt ae. 36, no birth place was recorded.  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Dover, Stewart, VA.  James Sykes ae. 34 b. TN, Rebecca ae. 28 b. TN, William ae. 9, Ann ae. 7, Clementine ae. 3, the children all b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005

17. William Howell "Will"3 Sikes (Arthur2, Arthur1) was born in 1818 in Stewart Co., TN. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and Sarah "Sallie" Gross. William died in 1870/1875 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 52.  He married (1) Sarah Rebecca Guerin in Nov 1840. She was born in 1824 in Stewart Co., TN. Sarah was the daughter of Jabey Guerin" and Rebecca Chilcutt. She died in 1855, at the age of 31.

They had 7 children:

      72.     f     i.    Elizabeth Sikes was born 24 Jan 1841 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 11 Jul 1910, at the age of 69, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, TN. She married Elijah DeMoss Carney 11 Nov 1859. He was born 19 Aug 1824. Elijah died 15 Jun 1899 in TN, at the age of 74, and was buried in Whitford Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, TN.
+   73.    m    ii.     Jady Arthur Sikes, born 11 Jun 1843, died 17 Oct 1917.
      74.    f     iii.    Mary Jane Sikes was born 29 Mar 1845 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 21 Jan 1916, at the age of 70, and was buried in Asberry Cemetery, Granbury, Texas. She married John Randolph Cherry 25 Jan 1865. He was born 20 Jan 1841 in Stewart Co., TN. John died 15 Oct 1932 in Hood Co., TX, at the age of 91, and was buried in Asberry Cemetery, Granbury, Texas.
      75.    f     iv.    Chesley Cole Sikes was born 30 Oct 1846 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 30 Jul 1902, at the age of 55, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, TN. She married Flora Evelyn Waggoner 22 Dec 1868. He was born 1 Jun 1851 in Stewart Co., TN. Flora died 11 Nov 1934, at the age of 83, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, TN.  This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Dover, Stewart, TN.  Chesley farmer ae. 33 b. TN the same as both parents, Flora wife ae. 27 b. TN the same as both parents, George ae. 7, Athel ae. 5, Cecil ae. 5, Hubert ae. 3, al children b, TN & Mary Waggoner mother-in-law ae 70 b. TN both parents b. NC.
      76.    m    v.    William Howell Sikes was born 6 Jan 1851 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 22 Apr 1929, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ralls Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee. He married Garva Bell Broadway. She was born 15 Sep 1875. Garva died 28 Dec 1944, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ralls Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.
      77.     f     vi.    Rhoda Ann Sikes was born 26 Jan 1853 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 31 Oct 1918, at the age of 65, and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Hickory Co., Missouri. She married James Madison Downs 12 Nov 1870. He was born 27 Jul 1843. James died 19 Mar 1908, at the age of 64, and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Hickory Co., Missouri.
      78.    f     vii.    Rebecca Ann Sikes was born 4 Jan 1855 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 23 May 1897 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 42, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, TN. She married Jame Monroe McElroy. He was born 18 Nov 1857 in Stewart Co., TN. Jame died 18 Feb 1937 in Houston, TX, at the age of 79, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, TN.  He also married (2) Sarah Bowers 29 Jun 1855. She was born in 1836 in TN. Sarah was the daughter of John Bowers and Elizabeth _____. She died 22 Mar 1895, at the age of 59.

They had 2 children:

      79.    f    i.      Sarah Ann Sikes was born in 1856 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 28 Mar 1895, at the age of 39, and was buried in Boyd Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.
      80.    f    ii.     Celia Josephine Sikes was born about 1859 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 11 Jan 1940, and was buried in Taylors Chapel Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee. She married William Ernest Russmann 21 Nov 1886. He was born 9 Feb 1856 in Foward Twp, Butler, Pennsylvania. William died 11 Jul 1938, at the age of 82, and was buried in Taylors Chapel Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.

NOTES for Sarah:

Sallie can be found in 1880 on the Federal Census in Dover, Stewart, TN with her second husband.  Joel Boyd farmer ae. 62 b. TN, Sallie wife ae. 45 b. TN the same as both parents, Mary dau ae. 2 b. TN, Celir step-dau ae. 22 b. TN, Eliz Bowers ae. 75 b. TN.  Henry has Joel Boyd married to Sarah Ann Sikes Sallie's daughter.  ams 10/15/2005

NOTES for William:

On the 1840 Federal Census for Stewart Co., TN there is a Howell Sikes ae. 20-30, one male under 5, two female 20-30.  Could this be William living with a couple of his sisters or his new wife?  Who is the boy under 5?  ams 1/3/2005
Where is William Howell Sikes & family in 1850 & 1860?  ams 1/3/2006
Henry's book seems to have the children list backwards or wife's switches?  ams 10/2/2005

18. John "Jack"3 Sykes (Arthur2, Arthur1) was born about 1819 in Stewart Co., TN. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and Sarah "Sallie" Gross. John died 2 Feb 1879.
He married Minerva C. Johnson 24 Jan 1845. She was born about 1826 in Stewart Co., TN.

They had 8 children:

      81.    m     i.      Arthur T. Sykes was born 8 Aug 1846 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 2 Jan 1926, at the age of 79, and was buried in Stavely Farm Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee. He married Matilda E. Stavely 9 Mar 1873 in Stewart Co., TN. She was born 8 Jul 1854. Matilda died 20 Jun 1906, at the age of 51, and was buried in Stavely Farm Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.
      82.     f      ii.     Margaret E. Sykes was born 1 Jan 1848 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 5 Sep 1858, at the age of 10.
      83.     m    iii.    William T. Sykes was born 6 Jun 1850 in Stewart Co., TN.
      84.     m    iv.    Charles A. Sykes was born 15 Mar 1852 in Stewart Co., TN.
It appears that this family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Cross Roads, Stewart, TN.  C. A. Sykes laborer ae. 28 b. TN the same as both parents, Cal wife ae. 29 b. PA the same as both parents, H. B. son ae 1 b. TN.   ams 10/15/2005
      85.    f     v.     Amanda Sykes was born about 1853 in Stewart Co., TN.
She is listed as age 7 along with Charles, could they be twins?  ams 11/19/2005
      86.    f     vi.    Emanda Evelyn Sykes was born 30 Dec 1854 in Stewart Co., TN. She married Benjamin Franklin Sizemore after 1880. He was born 13 Oct 1855 in Choctow Co., MS. Benjamin died 30 Oct 1925, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jones Cemetery.

NOTES for Emanda & Benjamin:

Found B. F. Sizemore living in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN ae. 24 b. MS on the 1880 Federal Census.

      87.    f      vii.    Jane C. Sykes was born 7 Jan 1856 in Stewart Co., TN.
      88.    m    viii.    Peter Sykes was born 30 Aug 1857 in Stewart Co., TN.  Peter is ae 3 on the 1860 Census, Henry has a birth date of 30 Aug 1852, to close to Charles birth.  ams 11/19/2005     Peter maybe living with Preston Nolin in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN on the 1880 Federal Census.  Peter laborer ae. 22 b. TN the same as both parents.  ams 10/15/2005

NOTES for John:

This family can be found on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  John Sikes ae 27 b. TN, Masey ae 24 b. TN, Arthur ae. 4, & Margaret ae.1, both children b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  John Sikes farmer ae. 37 b. TN, Meinena ae. 23 [33?] b. TN, Arthur ae. 14, William ae. 8, Charles ae. 7, Amanda ae. 7, Peter ae. 3, all children b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005
Known as Jack most of his life.

19. Frederic3 Sykes(Arthur2, Arthur1) was born in 1823 in Stewart Co., TN. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and Sarah "Sallie" Gross. Frederic died 1 Jan 1880 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 57, and was buried in McGee Cemetery, Standing Rock, Tennessee.  He married Sarah "Sally" _____ in 1841. She was born in 1822 in TN. Sarah died 2 Aug 1885 in TN, at the age of 63, and was buried in McGee Cemetery, Standing Rock, Tennessee.

They had 7 children:

      89.    m    i.    Thomas Samson Sykes was born 20 Nov 1844 in Stewart Co., TN. He died in Mar 1929, at the age of 84, and was buried in Taylors Chapel Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee. He married (1) Rebecca Tucker 26 Dec 1866. She was born in 1850 in TN. Rebecca was buried in Taylors Chapel Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.  He also married (2) Martha Kyle 25 Sep 1886. She was born 29 Mar 1857 in Stewart Co., TN. Martha died 2 Mar 1940, at the age of 82, and was buried in Taylor Chapel Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.
Thomas can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN living with John McGee and his wife Betsey a black smith, Thomas ae. 16 apprentice black smith b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  T. S. Sikes farmer ae. 36, b. TN the same as parents, M. R. wife ae. 30 b. TN, A. L. son ae. 12, G. H. son ae. 10, J. T. son ae. 8, C. L. son ae. 4, W. A. son ae. 2, & J. E. son ae.1, all children b. TN.  ams 10/11/2005

      90.    m    ii.    William Pinkney Sykes was born 20 Sep 1845 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 11 Jul 1922, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hart Cemetery Long Creek, Stewart, Tennessee. He married Nancy Elizabeth Betty Hart 10 Feb 1869 in Stewart Co., TN. She was born 7 Jun 1845 in TN. Nancy died 25 Mar 1925, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hart Cemetery Long Creek, Stewart, Tennessee.

This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Dover, Stewart, TN.  Pink farmer ae. 35 b. TN the same as both parents, Bettie wife ae. 35 b. TN father b. PA mother b. TN, Liza ae. 10, Mary ae. 7, both children b. TN.  William Hart father-in-law ae. 72 b. PA the same as both parents.

      91.     f     iii.    Ursala Sykes was born in 1848 in Stewart Co., TN.
      92.     f     iv.    Mandy Sykes was born about 1854 in TN.   She is dau. on the 1880 Federal Census Mandy Gaddy.  ams 10/11/2005
      93.    m    v.     Henry C. Sykes was born 15 Jan 1855 in TN. He died 10 Jul 1885, at the age of 30, and was buried in McGee Cemetery, Standing Rock, Tennessee.
     
94.    m    vi.    John Wesley Sykes was born about 1857 in TN. He died in 1916, and was buried in Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Humphrey, Tennessee. He married Sallie Moore 3 Oct 1882. She was born 2 Sep 1859. Sallie died 15 Nov 1926, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Humphrey, Tennessee.
      95.    m    vii.    Frederic Sykes was born in 1861 in TN.

NOTES for Frederic:

This family can be found on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  Frederic Sikes ae. 27 b. TN, Sally ae. 29 b. TN, Thomas ae. 6, & William ae. 4, children b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005
Part of this family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  Sallie Sikes ae. 62 b. TN both parents b. VA, Henry son ae. 24, J. W. Sikes son ae. 20, Fed son ae. 18, Manny Gaddy dau ae. 26, all children b, TN.  ams 10/11/2005

20. Chesley3 Sykes (Arthur2, Arthur1) was born in 1825 in Stewart Co., TN. He is the son of Arthur Sikes and Sarah "Sallie" Gross.  He married Harriet Jones 13 Nov 1850. She was born 18 Nov 1823 in Stewart Co., TN.

They had 6 children:

      96.    m     i.      William H. Sykes was born 29 Nov 1853 in Stewart Co., TN.
      97.    m     ii.      Smith Sykes was born 26 Mar 1854 in Stewart Co., TN.
      98.    m     iii.     James Allen Sykes was born 17 Nov 1858 in Stewart Co., TN. He died 12 Jul 1914, at the age of 55, and was buried in Hazel Cemetery, Hazel, Tennessee. He married (1) Frances Guerin. She was born 7 Jun 1859 in Trigg Co., KY. Frances died 12 Jun 1914, at the age of 55, and was buried in Hazel Cemetery, Hazel, Tennessee.He also married (2) Myrtle McLean 30 Nov 1898. She was born 20 Nov 1881. Myrtle died 20 Mar 1953, at the age of 71.
This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Panther Creek, Stewart, TN.  J. A. Sikes laborer ae. 22 b. TN Fanny wife ae. 21 b. TN, Mary ae. 5m b. TN.              
      99.     m     iv.    Elbert M. Sykes was born 23 Aug 1862 in TN.
    100.     m     v.     Franklin M. Sykes was born 16 Feb 1865 in TN.
    101.     f       vi.    Dealy Sykes was born in 1865 in TN.

NOTES for Harriet:

Known as Sallie most of her life.

NOTES for Chesley:

This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  Checley ae. 35 b. TN, Harriet ae. 36 b. TN, William ae. 8, Smith ae. 7, & James ae. 2, all children b. TN  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Great Western Furnace, Stewart, TN.  Chesley Sikes farmer ae. 50 b. TN, Hariet wife ae. 47 b. TN, Elbert ae. 19 Franklin ae. 16 & Delaly ae. 15, all children b, KY.

21. James B.3 Sykes (Arthur2, Arthur1) was born in 1826 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and Sarah "Sallie" Gross. James died before 1880 in TN.  He married Sarah Ann Cathey 10 Mar 1849 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee. She was born in 1830 in TN. Sarah is the daughter of John Cathey and Winifred Bradley.

They had 10 children:

      102.    m     i.      Missouri Sykes was born in 1849/1850 in Stewart Co., TN.  Male or female?  ams 10/21/2005
      103.    m     ii.     Henry A. Sykes was born in 1854 in Stewart Co., TN. He died in Prescott, Navada Co., Arkansas. He married Lillian Jordan.
    
104.    m      iii.    James Franklin Sykes was born 4 Mar 1855 in Stewart Co., TN. He died in 1936 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 80, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee. He married Mary Arbell Wofford. She was born 11 Aug 1859 in Stewart Co., TN. Mary died 24 Feb 1944 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.
      105.    f      iv.    Annie Sykes was born about Aug 1859 in Stewart Co., TN.
      106.    m    v.     Dr. Arthur H. Sykes was born in 1860 in TN. He married Cora Fennel.   Had two daughters and one son in Junction City, AR.  Need to look at 1900 Federal Census.  ams 10/21/2005
      107.    f      vi.    Ulla Jane Sykes was born in 1861 in TN. She married Robert L. Wofford before 1880. He was born in 1858 in NC. <>

NOTES for Robert:

Living next door to mother-in-law on Federal Census, 1880 in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  R. L. Wofford ae. 22 b. NC & E. J. wife ae. 18 b. NC[?], R. L. is called cousin to V. A. Wofford ae. 64 b. NC.    
       108.   f    vii.     Mary A. Sykes was born in 1864 in TN.
      109.    f    viii.    Nella A. Sykes was born in 1867 in TN.
      110.    f    ix.      Laura E. Sykes was born in 1869 in TN. She married Floyd Stavely.  Moved to Highland, AR
      111.    m  x.       Elisha M. Sykes was born about 1870 in TN.

NOTES for Sarah:

This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN less James.  S. A. Sikes farmer female widow ae. 47 b. TN both parents b. NC, A. H. son ae. 20, M. A. dau ae. 15, N. A. dau ae. 13, L. E. dau ae. 10, & E. M. son ae. 8, all children b. TN

NOTES for James:

This family can be found on the 1850 Federal Census in Stewart Co., TN.  James Sikes farmer ae. 24 b. TN, Sarah ae. 17, Cllissma [very hard to read] ae 7/12 b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005
This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  James ae. 35 b. TN, Sarah ae. 28, Henry ae. 7, Franklin ae. 5, & Annie ae. 10/12, all children b. TN.  ams 11/19/2005

22. Henry3 Sykes (Arthur2, Arthur1) was born 11 Mar 1828 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee. He was the son of Arthur Sikes and Sarah "Sallie" Gross". Henry died in Mar 1900 in Humphreys City, TN, at the age of 71.

He married (1) Betsey Ann McGee in 1848. She died in 1852.

They had 1 child:

      112.    m    i.    Henry Walter Sykes was born 10 Jul 1849. He died in 1859, at the age of 9.   ae. 1 on 1860 Census, or is this another Henry?  ams 1/3/2006

NOTES for Betsey:

Betsey is on the 1860 census, could their marriage have been in 1858 and not in 1848?  ams 1/3/2006

He also married (2) Elizabeth E. Cooley 1 Oct 1858. She was born about 1850 in Humphreys Co., TN. Elizabeth died in Apr 1900 in TN.

They had 11 children:

      113.    m    i.    James Thomas Sykes was born 9 Jan 1861 in Humphrey Co., TN. He died 2 Jan 1941, at the age of 79. He married Sarah Jane Beasley in 1889. She was born 5 Jan 1869 in Stewart Co., TN. Sarah died 18 Apr 1936 in Stewart Co., TN, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hart Cemetery Long Creek, Stewart, Tennessee.
      114.    f      ii.    Mary Ann Sykes was born 6 Nov 1865 in Stewart Co., TN. She died 10 Feb 1950, at the age of 84, and was buried in Buchanan Cemetery, Houston, Texas. She married Henry Monroe Cathey. He was born 11 Oct 1855. Henry died 13 Aug 1940, at the age of 84, and was buried in Buchanan Cemetery, Houston, Texas.
      115.    m    iii.    David Cherry Sykes was born 9 Aug 1867 in Humphreys Co., TN. He died 14 Sep 1875, at the age of 8.
      116.    f      iv.   Nevada Aggie Sykes was born 16 Jul 1869 in Humphrey Co., TN. She married Vernon Griffith.
      117.    m    v.    John Lesley Sykes was born 4 Mar 1870 in Humphrey Co., TN. He died in 1953 in Little Rock, AR, at the age of 82, and was buried in Forest Hill Park, Little Rock, Arkansas. He married Ida Lee Lemox. She died 16 Apr 1977, and was buried in Forest Hill Park, Little Rock, Arkansas.
      118.    m    vi.   Arthur Wesley Sykes was born 4 Mar 1870 in Humphreys Co., TN. He died 14 Sep 1875 in Humphreys Co., TN, at the age of 5.
      119.    f    vii.    Lillie Mae Sykes was born 22 Aug 1872 in Humphrey Co., TN. She died 15 Oct 1953, at the age of 81, and was buried in Elyau Christ Cemetery, Texzrkans, Texas. She married John Bell Waggoner. He was born 22 Aug 1873. John died 15 Oct 1953, at the age of 80, and was buried in Elyau Christ Cemetery, Texzrkans, Texas.   Lillie twin with William.
      120.    m    viii. William Clay Sykes was born 22 Aug 1872 in Humphrey Co., TN. He died in Memphis, TN, and was buried in McDonald Cemetery, Houston Co., Tennessee. He married (1) Maggie Bell Patterson.  He also married (2) Mary Jane Alsop 10 Jan 1896. She was born 10 May 1873. Mary died 9 Dec 1959, at the age of 86, and was buried in Barnes Cemetery, Stewart Co., Tennessee.    William twin with Lillie.
      121.    m    ix.    Frederic Walter Sykes was born 9 Sep 1874 in Humphrey Co., TN. He died 23 Aug 1953, at the age of 78, and was buried in Haley Cemetery, Humphreys, Co., TN. He married Callis Donnie Breeden in 1896. She was born 23 Sep 1874. Callis died 7 Apr 1968, at the age of 93, and was buried in Haley Cemetery, Humphreys, Co., TN.
      122.    m    x.    Brack Sykes was born 17 Aug 1877 in Humphrey Co., TN.
      123.    f     xi.    Loumora Sykes was born 27 Nov 1884 in Humphreys Co., TN. She died 19 Apr 1937, at the age of 52, and was buried in Wyly Cemetery, Humphreys Co., Tennessee. She married (1) C. Ellison.  She also married (2) J. Hilliard.  She also married (3) A. McMillan.

NOTES for Elizabeth:

Per the 1880 Federal Census she would be born in 1850, that makes her first son born when she was 11?  ams 1/3/2006

NOTES for Henry:

This family can be found on the 1860 Federal Census in Standing Rock, Stewart, TN.  Henry Sikes farmer ae. 33 b. TN, Betsey ae. 17 b. TN, Henry ae 1 b. TN.  This would make Henry W. born in 1859 not in 1849, or is this another Henry?  ams 11/19/2005
Henry moved to Humphreys County, TN early after his marriage to Elizabeth and remained there most of his life.
This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Dist. #1, Humphreys, TN.  Henry farmer ae. 50 b. TN the same as both parents, Elizabeth wife ae. 30 b. TN the same as both parents, Mary ae. 16, Lavada ae. 11, William ae. 8, Lillie ae. 8 [twins] Freddie ae. 6, Brack ae. 3, all children b. TN.  ams 10/15/2005

25. Maranda3 Sikes  (Arthur2, Arthur1) was born about 1838 in Standing Rock, Stewart, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Arthur Sikes " Sikes:Arthur [1794-1871]" and Sarah "Sallie" Gross. Maranda died in Sep 1875 in TN.  She married Willis Whitford about 1872. He was born in 1813 in MO. Willis died in 1894, at the age of 81.

They had 2 children:

      124.    f      i.    Sallie Ann Whitford was born 14 Apr 1874 in TN.
      125.    m    ii.    William Henry Whitford was born 24 Sep 1875 in TN.

NOTES for Willis:

This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Dover, Stewart, TN.  Willis Whitford farmer ae. 68 b. MO both parents b. NC, Elizabeth ae. 70, b. NC same as both parents, James ae. 23, David ae. 18, Thomas ae. 17, Sallie ae. 6, Willie ae. 5, and Polly Whirford sister ae. 60.  All children b. TN.   ams 10/11/2005

NOTES for Maranda:

Miranda was Willis second wife.  His first wife Elizabeth Campbell, and to this union was born at least eight children.  Maranda second son was only 3 weeks old when his mother died.  After Maranda died Willis married a third time to Elizabeth Butler.

Fourth Generation

39. Alexander Frederick4 Sikes (John3, Samson2, Arthur1) was born 11 Oct 1854 in Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee. He was the son of John Henry Sikes and Artennie Dixon. Alexander died 25 Mar 1888 in Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, at the age of 33, and was buried in Lowry Cemetery, Cumberland, Tennessee.
He married Victoria Bailey. She was born in 1863 in Adair, KY. Victoria died in 1944 in Dayton, OH, at the age of 81.

They had 4 children:

      126.    m    i.     Henry Marvin Sikes.   Died within thirty days of birth.
      127.    m    ii.     Irvin Sikes was born in Cumberland City, TN.  Died within 30 days of birth.
      128.    m    iii.    John Sikes was born in 1883 in Cumberland City, TN. He died in 1975 in Dayton, OH, at the age of 92.
      129.    m    iv.    Howard Everrett Sikes was born 13 Feb 1887 in Cumberland City, TN. He died 29 Oct 1948 in Bessemer, AL, at the age of 61, and was buried in Valhalla Cemtery, Birmingham, Alabama. He married Grace Josephine Roper 2 Nov 1915. She was born 16 Aug 1897 in Wadeville, Montgomery, North Carolina. Grace died 10 Sep 1963 in Jefferson Co., AL, at the age of 66, and was buried in Elwood Cemetery, Birmington, Alabama.

73. Jady Arthur4 Sikes (William3, Arthur2, Arthur1) was born 11 Jun 1843 in Stewart Co., TN. He was the son of William Howell "Will" Sikes and Sarah Rebecca Guerin. Jady died 17 Oct 1917, at the age of 74, and was buried in Price Cemetery, Fairdealing, Kentucky. He married Nancy R. Bennett 22 Jul 1866. She was born in 1844 in TN.

They had 3 children:
      130.    f      i.     Georgann A. Sikes was born about 1870 in KY.
      131.    m    ii.    Guy Franklin Sikes was born 30 Sep 1875 in KY. He died 26 Nov 1922, at the age of 47, and was buried in Price Cemetery, Fairdealing, Kentucky. He married (1) Mary Virginia Reeder.  He also married (2) Minnie Ethel Story 9 Aug 1905. She was born 16 Mar 1886. Minnie died 20 Apr 1946, at the age of 60, and was buried in Wilson Cemetery, Palma, Kentucky. NOTES for Minnie: Minnie married second Paul Wesley.
      132.    m    iii.    Jessie J. Sikes was born about 1879 in KY.

NOTES for Jady:

This family can be found on the 1880 Federal Census in Liberty, Calloway, KY.  Jas. B. Sykes farmer ae. 34 b, TN the same as both parents, Nancy R. wife ae. 30 b. TN the same as both parents, Georg A. dau ae. 10, Guy F. son ae. 7, & Jessie son ae. 1, all children b. KY.   ams 10/21/2005



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