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Select .Surname.Website has some interesting information on our Sykes family name as well as quite a few collateral lines.
Henry Colyer Sykes was the author of a family genealogy Arthur and Samson Sykes: Stewart County, Tennessee (1794-1871 / abt 1791-1825). Some of that genealogy has been shared within these web pages under the heading Ancestral Lineages.
Since Henry's passing (see his obituary here), Debbie Rosenbloom, who worked with him as he was writing the book, has taken up the continuing research and custody of Henry's files. She is now the go to person for information on the descendants of the Tennessee Sykes families.
See her Facebook Page for almost daily updates on these families.
Don McBride has a new link for his webpage of a Sikes Family site which resides under the broad heading of California Families. This site includes quite a lot of history and the lineages of some direct descendants (through John Jones Sikes) of Richard and Phebe Sikes of Springfield, MA with links to referring pages.
A very interesting and well illustrated article on this web site could help you find your Sikes or Sykes ancestors burial locations using a Global Positioning System.. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azpgs For the story click on the link to "Chasing Dead People with GPS".
An excellent resource for headstone photographs can be found on Allan Wheatly's web pages hosted by Rootsweb.com. Most of the photos are in cemeteries in Texas, but the collection is growing and many other locations are included.
Vicky Sikes has established a Sikes web page at MyHeritage.com The oldest ancestor on the site is Jonathan Sikes, of North Carolina and Alabama, who married Mahala __________. This is a site where one can request an invitation to join.
The Russell County,Virginia GenWeb pages include quite a bit of information for the Levi Sykes Cemetery.
Maggie Blanck has spent many hours researching her ancestors who include Elizabeth (Sykes) Land. She has collected records from many American and British sources, which she shares on her extensive web pages, The Family of Tom Blanck and Maggie Land Blanck. You won't want to miss photos of people and places, as well as documents cited.
Jim Sykes of Crossville, TN proudly announces a new web site for The Sykes Families of Smith County, Tennessee. Very good Sykes site.
Quite a lot of information about our New England Sikes and Sykes Ancestors and their collateral famlies is now available online at the new web pages of the Suffield Historical Society.
Check out this item from the Mount Clemens, MI Public Library's web pages on Reverend Dr. Thomas G. Sykes.
Patricia (Holt) Juon is an Association member who has recently developed a web site for her Juon Family.
Gayle Stanley has developed a Sykes family website dedicated to the descendants of Brice and Cora Jane Sykes of Dickenson Co., VA.
Wanda Sikes has posted the transcription of James Washington Sikes' family Bible to the Internet. There is a lot of really good information on this page.
The Sikes Adobe Farmhouse is a State Point of Historic Interest and a City of San Diego historic site that is being restored by the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority to its period of significance. Visit this site to learn more about the restoration project and Zenas and Eliza Sikes from 1851 to 1881
Tracy Walker has put up a very nice genealogy web site which includes a page of Sykes, some of whom married into families of Rose and Rushton.
Brian Edgerton is an Association member whose ancestry connects to the lineage of Richard and Phebe Sikes. He has a super site devoted to the Edgerton family.
Leigh Sykes has a web site containing a page in
memorial to his dad, Lester E.
Mary Wrenn Ellis, has a family web page, which contains data on her North Carolina Sykes family. She has some great photos on her pages, too.
The Kent Memorial Library in Suffield, CT has a page dedicated to Henry A. Sykes, noted architect. The page includes a line drawing of Henry, his signature and a photo of the front of the Second Baptist Church in Suffield.
The Library of Congress web site has a section titled American Memory which contains digitized items pertaining to Sikes (3) and Sykes (41) at the present time. By selecting "Search" and entering the surname a number of highly interesting records including photos, WPA narratives, sheet music, journals and other references may be viewed.
Dorothy E. Adcox is Webmaster of a site containing her Ancestral Surnames including a good Sykes page. This site was recently recognized in Dick Eastman's On Line Genealogy Newsletter.
Billy Sykes is Webmaster of The Sykes Family - My Mountain Heritage which contains the history of the Sykes Families from Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina.
David Dorsey is Webmaster of Ancestors of David Whitt Dorsey where his Sikes ancestors are recorded along with those of many other surnames.
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, features the latest computer and genealogy related technology and current events.
Cyndi's List of
Genealogy Sites on the Internet is a
comprehensive location designed to help researchers
find information on the Internet.