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Descendants of James Parrish Sykes


Descendants of James Parrish Sykes
of Pittsylvania County, Virginia
submitted by  Mary Stephens Scrudder

Generation No. 1

1. Captain James Parrish5 Sykes(Joab4 Sikes, Jonas3, James2,Walter1)was born 19 April 1817 in Virginia, and died 13 November 1870. [Capt. J.P. Sykes served in 'reserves' 5th Bn. Virginia. Reserves under P.M. Henry, Lt. Col. Company E organized 26 July 1864. From - A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861 - 1865. Compiled by Lee A Wallace, Jr. Published by: Virginia Civil War Commission; Richmond, 1964. page 249]. He married (1) Mary Ann Baugh abt. 1846, daughter of Arthur and Frances Pride (Sutherlin) Baugh. She was born Abt. 1823/4 in Virginia, and died 01 Jun 1851. (Updates to Mary Ann Baugh and her parents provided by Anne Burton Washburn.)
He married (2) Elizabeth Ann Terry 29 November 1855, daughter of Obediah Terry and Martha Motley. She was born 09 May 1825 in Virginia, and died 05 February 1914.

Child of James Sykes and Mary Baugh is:
    + 2     i.     Sara Frances Sykes, born Abt. 1847 in Virginia; died Aft. 1880.


Children of James Sykes and Elizabeth Terry are:
    + 3     i.       Alice Williams Sykes, born 03 November 1859 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia; died 03 August 1935.
       4     ii.      Nannie Wilmouth Sykes, born 03 November 1863 in Virginia; died 25 August 1948.
       5     iii.     Mariah Judson Sykes, born 04 February 1866 in Virginia; died 1961.
       6     iv.     Josiah Sykes, died in in infancy.


Generation No. 2

2. Sara Frances6 Sykes (James Parrish5, Joab4 Sikes, Jonas3, James2, Walter1) was born Abt. 1847 in Virginia, and died Aft. 1880. She married Noel E. Burton 11 August 1867 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, son of Noel Burton and Mary Pass. He was born Abt. 1847 in Caswell County, North Carolina, and died Aft. 1880.

Children of Sara Sykes and Noel Burton are:
       7       i.       Leon Burton, born Abt. 1868 in Virginia.
       8       ii.      Pliny Burton, born Abt. 1873 in Virginia.
       9       iii.     Bettie Burton, born Abt. 1875 in Virginia.
       10     iv.   Nettie Burton, born Abt. 1878 in Virginia.
       11     v.    Unknown Burton, born Abt. 1880 in Virginia.


3. Alice Williams6 Sykes (James Parrish5, Joab4 Sikes, Jonas3,James2, Walter1) was born 03 November 1859 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and died 03 August 1935. She married William Jefferson Moore 22 December 1885 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, son of Stephen Moore and Sarah Moore. He was born 04 March 1861 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and died 03 November 1931.

Children of Alice Sykes and William Moore are:
    + 12     i.     Stuart Annie Moore, born 01 February 1887 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia; died 24 May 1957 in
Danville, Virginia.
       13     ii.     Kate Anderson Moore, born 03 January 1889; died 23 January 1909.
       14     iii.    Eston Parish Moore, born 16 April 1891.
       15     iv.    Alice Wilmoth Moore, born 03 April 1892; died 1927.
       16     v.    Sarah Elizabeth Jones Moore, born 04 September 1895; died 09 November 1929.   She married Horace J. McDonald.
    + 17     vi.   Lavine Terry Moore, born 09 October 1897.
    + 18     vii.  William Fonrose Moore, born 29 July 1899; died 03 August 1951.


Generation No. 3

12. Stuart Annie7 Moore (Alice Williams6 Sykes, James Parrish5, Joab4 Sikes, Jonas3, James2, Walter1) was born 01 February 1887 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and died 24 May 1957 in Danville, Virginia. She married Fletcher Thompson Stephens 1906, son of William Stephens and Mary White. He was born 04 October 1874 in Caswell County, North Carolina,
and died 29 September 1948.

Children of Stuart Moore and Fletcher Stephens are:
       19     i.      Katherine Elizabeth Stephens, born 14 July 1909; died 05 August 1912 in Bur.: Danville, Virginia.
       20     ii.     Laura Stuart Stephens, born 31 March 1913 in Lawrenceville, Virginia; died 28 August 1998 in
Danville, Virginia.
       21     iii.    William Moore Stephens, born 10 March 1916 in Lawrence, Brunswick County, Virginia; died 16 August 1987 in Danville, Virginia.
       22     iv.     Mary Alice Stephens, born 02 May 1919 in Danville, Virginia.
       23     v.     Fletcher Thompson Stephens, Jr., born 13 April 1921 in Danville, Virginia.
       24     vi.     James Sykes Stephens, born 01 September 1924 in Danville, Virginia; died 12 January 1998 in
Memphis, Tennessee.
       25     vii.     Joseph Anderson Stephens, born 10 November 1929 in Richmond, Virginia.


17. Lavine Terry7 Moore (Alice Williams6 Sykes, James Parrish5, Joab4 Sikes, Jonas3, James2, Walter1) was born 09 October 1897and died 14 July 1991. She married Thomas Bland Bennett.

Children of Lavine Moore and Thomas Bennett are:
    26     i.     Blan Bennett.
    27     ii.    Annie Laurie Bennett.


18. William Fonrose7 Moore (Alice Williams6 Sykes, James Parrish5, Joab4 Sikes, Jonas3, James2, Walter1) was born 29 July 1899, and died 03 August 1951. He married Cora H. Unknown.

Child of William Moore and Cora Unknown is:
    28     i.     Frank S. Moore, born 05 January 1933; died 13 February 1944 in Bur.: Family Cemetary outside of Danville, Virginia.



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