Lola Sykes1,2,3,4,5

F, #29382, b. 6 February 1912, d. 18 March 1974
Father*George Henry Sykes2,3,4 b. Mar 1872, d. 28 Sep 1934
Mother*Bertha Mabel Johnson2,3,4 b. 8 Feb 1877, d. 5 Jul 1966
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Jul 2022
     She was born on 5 February 1912.6 Alternatively, she may have been born on 6 February 1912 at Indiana, USA.2,7,8,4 Lola married (?) Clark circa 1927.3 Lola married Harry Clarence Weber.7,9,5
     Lola Sykes died on 18 March 1974 at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, at age 62.6,2,7
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
     Lola Sykes was buried near Sunman at Saint Pauls United Methodist Cemetery, Ripley County, Indiana, USA.2
     Lola appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes.4
     Lola appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Cleves, Miami Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes.3
     Lola Sykes was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Mary Hazel Sykes, who died 24 September 1938.10
     Harry and Lola Weber appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Whitewater Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio, enumerated 22 April 1940, described as a truck driver with his own business. Their son, Clarence, was listed as living with them.5 Lola Weber, of Sunman, Indiana, was the informant on the death registration of her daughter, Bertha Sykes, who died on 5 July 1966.11
     In the obituary of Bertha Sykes who died 5 July 1966, her daughter, Lola Weber, of Sunman, was listed as a survivor.12
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Cincinnati Post published in Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 August 1968.1
     In the obituary of Clarence Edward Weber who died 21 July 2010, his parents, Harry Weber and Lola Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.13

Family 1

(?) Clark
Marriage*Lola married (?) Clark circa 1927.3 

Family 2

Harry Clarence Weber b. 25 Feb 1892, d. 25 Feb 1962
Marriage*Lola married Harry Clarence Weber.7,9,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S12718] Obituaries: Lola Weber, The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Mar 1974, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lola Weber nee Sykes (Aged 62). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Post.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  3. [S4223] George Sykes household, 07 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Cleves, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 348, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 1818; Image: 1039.0; FHL microfilm: 2341552.
  4. [S4226] George Sykes household, Jan 5, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 39;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 747.
  5. [S6413] Harry Weber household, Apr 22, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Whitewater, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 12B; Family: 310, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Lola Weber. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S638] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018 (Publisher: Ohio Historical Society and Ohio Department of Health), unknown repository, Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; "This database, with over 5.3 million names, lists those who died between 1908 and 2007 in the state of Ohio. Within that range the coverage is incomplete or missing for 1933-1937 and 1952-1955"; cited as "Ohio, U.S., Death Records., Lola Weber.
  8. [S4222] Clair Sykes household, May 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  9. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Harry C. Weber
    Grave marker transcription:
    Harry Weber     1892 - 1962.
  10. [S6396] Obituary (Mary Hazek Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Oct 1938 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  11. [S6399] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011 , Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011; "Based upon the Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. NOTE: this ancestry.com database includes images of the individual death certificates"; cited as "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011., Bertha Sykes, Death Date: 05 Jul 1966, Sunman, Ripley, Indiana, USA, Age: 89, Birth Date: 08 Feb 1877, Indiana, Father: Mark Johnson, Mother: Susie Pruden.
  12. [S13701] Deaths: Bertha Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Jul 1966, Page 4, columns 3 - 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 1 and Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 2. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  13. [S4225] Clarence E. Weber, 72, The Herald-Tribune, Batesville, IN, July 23, 2010 viewed at http://www.tristateobits.com, Obituary: Clarence E. Weber. Hereinafter cited as Herald-Tribune.

Harry Clarence Weber1,2

M, #29383, b. 25 February 1892, d. 25 February 1962
Last Edited5 Jul 2022
     He was born on 25 February 1892 at Cleves, Miami Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.3,1,2,4 Harry married Lola Sykes.5,1,4
     Harry Clarence Weber died on 25 February 1962 at age 70.1,3
     Harry Clarence Weber was buried at Saint Pauls United Methodist Cemetery, Sunman, Ripley County, Indiana, USA.1
     
Military Service

     Pvt. Harry C Weber began military service on 3 October 1917 at the age of 25 at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.6 Cpl. Harry C Weber ended his military service on 21 March 1919 honorable discharge. Promoted to Corporal on 7 Sep 1918.
End of Military Service section.6,7

     Harry Clarence Weber registered for the draft on 8 June 1917 at Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, at the age of 25. He gave his occupation as farmer and named Michael Weber as his next-of-kin..2
     Harry and Lola Weber appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Whitewater Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio, enumerated 22 April 1940, described as a truck driver with his own business. Their son, Clarence, was listed as living with them.4
     In the obituary of Clarence Edward Weber who died 21 July 2010, his parents, Harry Weber and Lola Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.8

Family

Lola Sykes b. 6 Feb 1912, d. 18 Mar 1974
Marriage*Harry married Lola Sykes.5,1,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Harry C. Weber
    Grave marker transcription:
    Harry Weber     1892 - 1962.
  2. [S4046] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Harry Clarence Weber. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  3. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Harry Weber     . Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  4. [S6413] Harry Weber household, Apr 22, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Whitewater, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 12B; Family: 310, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S638] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018 (Publisher: Ohio Historical Society and Ohio Department of Health), unknown repository, Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; "This database, with over 5.3 million names, lists those who died between 1908 and 2007 in the state of Ohio. Within that range the coverage is incomplete or missing for 1933-1937 and 1952-1955"; cited as "Ohio, U.S., Death Records., Lola Weber.
  6. [S797] Ohio Military Men, 1917-18 Ancestry.com search , unknown repository, unknown url; cited as "Ohio Military Men, 1917-18 Ancestry.com search., Harry C. Weber.
  7. [S4224] "Ohio Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918", page 18316; unknown repository; unknown repository address, Harry C. Weber. Hereinafter cited as "Ohio Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918."
  8. [S4225] Clarence E. Weber, 72, The Herald-Tribune, Batesville, IN, July 23, 2010 viewed at http://www.tristateobits.com, Obituary: Clarence E. Weber. Hereinafter cited as Herald-Tribune.
  9. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.

Clarence Edward Weber1

M, #29384, b. 19 June 1938, d. 21 July 2010
Father*Harry Clarence Weber2,3,4 b. 25 Feb 1892, d. 25 Feb 1962
Mother*Lola Sykes2,3,4,5 b. 6 Feb 1912, d. 18 Mar 1974
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Jul 2022
     He was born on 19 June 1938 at Harrison, Harrison Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.1,3,4
     Clarence Edward Weber died on 21 July 2010 at St. Andrews Health Campus, Batesville, Ripley County, Indiana, USA, at age 72.1,3
     The following selected information is extracted from the obituary of Clarence Edward Weber.
Predeceased by his parents: Harry Weber and Lola Sykes. Predeceased: Janet Weber and Katelyn Luers.3

     Clarence Edward Weber was buried on 26 July 2010 at Saint Nicholas Cemetery, Ripley County, Indiana, USA.1,3
     Clarence appeared on the 1940 Federal Census Whitewater Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio in the household of his parents, Harry and Lola Weber.4
     In the obituary of Lola Sykes who died 18 March 1974, her son, Clarence Weber, of Sunman, was listed as a survivor.5
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Herald-Tribune published in Batesville, Indiana, 23 July 2010.3

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Clarence Edward Weber
    Grave marker transcription:
    WEBER
    Elaine E.     Feb 24 1941
    Clarence E.     June 19 1938 - July 21 2010.
  2. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  3. [S4225] Clarence E. Weber, 72, The Herald-Tribune, Batesville, IN, July 23, 2010 viewed at http://www.tristateobits.com, Obituary: Clarence E. Weber. Hereinafter cited as Herald-Tribune.
  4. [S6413] Harry Weber household, Apr 22, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Whitewater, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 12B; Family: 310, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S12718] Obituaries: Lola Weber, The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Mar 1974, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lola Weber nee Sykes (Aged 62). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Post.

Edna Gertrude Sykes1,2

F, #29386, b. 7 June 1896, d. 24 August 1982
Father*George Henry Sykes3,4,5,6,1 b. Mar 1872, d. 28 Sep 1934
Mother*Maud(e) Davis3,6,1 b. 10 Apr 1866, d. 20 Jan 1905
Step-motherBertha Mabel Johnson3,4,5 b. 8 Feb 1877, d. 5 Jul 1966
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited20 Apr 2023
     She was born on 7 June 1896 at Elizabethtown, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.7,4,8,6,1,9
     Edna Gertrude Sykes died on 24 August 1982 at Harrison, Harrison Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, at age 86.7,9,2
     Edna Gertrude Sykes was buried at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.7,10
     She was commonly known as Gertrude.3,7,4,5,9,10
     Gertrude E. appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Maud(e) Sykes.6
     Gertrude appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes.5
     Gertrude appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes, listed as a stenographer in a drill factory.4
     In the obituary of George Henry Sykes who died 28 September 1934, her daughter, Gertrude Sykes was listed as a survivor.11
     Edna Gertrude Sykes was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Mary Hazel Sykes, who died 24 September 1938.12
     Gertrude Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Harrison, Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 28 May 1940, described as a boarder in the Edward Jaisle household, where she had also been living in 1935. She was listed as a bookkeeper in a foundry.8
     In the obituary of Bertha Sykes who died 5 July 1966, her step-daughter, Gertrude Sykes, of Harrison, was listed as a survivor.13
     In the obituary of Lola Sykes who died 18 March 1974, her sister, Gertrude Sykes, of Harrison, Ohio, was listed as a survivor.14
     In the obituary of Lillian Simms who died 14 November 1981, her sister, Gertrude Sykes, of Harrison, Ohio, was listed as a survivor.15

Citations

  1. [S4058] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, Edna Gertrude Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index.
  2. [S638] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018 (Publisher: Ohio Historical Society and Ohio Department of Health), unknown repository, Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; "This database, with over 5.3 million names, lists those who died between 1908 and 2007 in the state of Ohio. Within that range the coverage is incomplete or missing for 1933-1937 and 1952-1955"; cited as "Ohio, U.S., Death Records., Edna G Sykes.
  3. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  4. [S4226] George Sykes household, Jan 5, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 39;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 747.
  5. [S4228] George Sykes household, Apr 20, 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0042, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_345; FHL microfilm: 1374358.
  6. [S4230] George Sykes household, Jun 16, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0047, Ancestry.com Roll: 366; FHL microfilm: 1240366.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Gertrude Sykes.
  8. [S4229] Edward Jaisle household, 20 May 1940 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Harrison, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 20B; Enumeration District: 31-41, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_3077.
  9. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Gertrude Sykes. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  10. [S4366] Diane and Harper, Lois Fox, compiler, Cemeteries of the Northeast Section of Dearborn County, Indiana (1935 Sampson Drive, Apollo, PA 15613: Closson Press, March 1993), Gibson Cemetery page 168 - Gertrude Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries NE Dearborn County.
  11. [S6405] Accident is fatal to George Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 05 Oct 1934, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: George Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  12. [S6396] Obituary (Mary Hazek Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Oct 1938 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  13. [S13701] Deaths: Bertha Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Jul 1966, Page 4, columns 3 - 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 1 and Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 2. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  14. [S12718] Obituaries: Lola Weber, The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Mar 1974, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lola Weber nee Sykes (Aged 62). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Post.
  15. [S12721] Obituaries: Lilliam (sic) Sims, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 15 Nov 1981, Page 56, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian Simms nee Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.

Clair Thomas Sykes1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #29388, b. 1 July 1916, d. 6 December 1993
Father*George Henry Sykes3,7,5,8,6 b. Mar 1872, d. 28 Sep 1934
Mother*Bertha Mabel Johnson3,2,7,5,8,6 b. 8 Feb 1877, d. 5 Jul 1966
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited15 Jun 2023
     He was born on 1 July 1916 at Bright, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.1,2,4,9,7,5,6,10 Clair married Doris Eileen Southard, at her home, on 22 April 1938 at Logan, Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.4,9,8,11,10
     Clair Thomas Sykes died on 6 December 1993, at his home, at Logan, Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 77 according to his obituary.12,13 Alternatively, he died on 6 December 1993 at Harrison, Harrison Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, at age 77. He was a construction carpenter.1,12,4
     The following selected information is extracted from the obituary of Clair Thomas Sykes.
Survivor(s): Doris Sykes, Danny Sykes and Cleo Tisdale.14

     Clair Thomas Sykes was buried on 9 December 1993 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.4,8,14
     Clair appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, George and Bertha Sykes.5
     Clair appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Cleves, Miami Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio in the household of his parents, George and Bertha Sykes.7
     In the obituary of George Henry Sykes who died 28 September 1934, his son, Clair Sykes was listed as a survivor.15
     Clair Thomas Sykes was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Mary Hazel Sykes, who died 24 September 1938.16
     The following article appeared in the Logan, Indiana The Dearborn County Register, 21 April 1939 :
Sykes-Southard Wedding
     Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Southard, of Logan, announce the marriage their daughter, Doris Eileen and Mr. Clair Sykes, son of Mrs. Bertha Sykes, of Bright, wliloh will take place Saturday, April 22, at the home of the bride.11

     Clair and Doris Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 3 May 1940, described as a painter, and she was a sticher in a shoe factory.9
     Clair Thomas Sykes, of of Harrison, O. R#3, Dearborn, Indiana, registered for the draft on 16 October 1940 at Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at the age of 24. He worked for Carl Sykes of Cincinatti. Presumable this is his cousin, Carl. He listed his next-of-kin/contact person as his wife, Doris Eileen Sykes. He was described as 6' 1" and 160 lbs, with hazel eyes, brown hair and a light compexion.17
     Clair and Doris Sykes appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 19 April 1950, described as a carpenter in the contractor industry.10
     In the obituary of Bertha Sykes who died 5 July 1966, her son, Clair Sykes, of Logan, was listed as a survivor.18
     In the obituary of Lola Sykes who died 18 March 1974, her brother, Clair Sykes, of Harrison, Ohio, was listed as a survivor.19
     In the obituary of Lillian Simms who died 14 November 1981, her brother, Clair Sykes, of Harrison, was listed as a survivor.20
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the weekly newspaper The Dearborn County Register published in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 30 December 1993.21
     In the obituary of Danny Thomas Sykes who died 11 January 2000, his father, Clair T. Sykes, was listed as predeceased.22,23
     In the obituary of Doris E. Sykes, who died 22 February 2016, her husband, Clair Thomas Sykes, was listed as predeceased.24

Family

Doris Eileen Southard b. 29 May 1918, d. 22 Feb 2016
Marriage*Clair married Doris Eileen Southard, at her home, on 22 April 1938 at Logan, Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.4,9,8,11,10 
Child

Citations

  1. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Clair T. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  2. [S638] Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018 (Publisher: Ohio Historical Society and Ohio Department of Health), unknown repository, Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; "This database, with over 5.3 million names, lists those who died between 1908 and 2007 in the state of Ohio. Within that range the coverage is incomplete or missing for 1933-1937 and 1952-1955"; cited as "Ohio, U.S., Death Records., Clair Thomas Sykes.
  3. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  4. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Clair Thomas Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    Clair T.     July 1, 1916 - Dec 6, 1993
    Doris E.     May 29, 1918 - Feb 22, 2016.
  5. [S4226] George Sykes household, Jan 5, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 39;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 747.
  6. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Claire Thomas Sykes, Birth Date: 01 Jul 1916, Bright, Dearborn, Indiana, USA, Father: George Henry Sykes, Mother: Bertha Mabel Johnson, Certificate Number: 8841. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  7. [S4223] George Sykes household, 07 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Cleves, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 348, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 1818; Image: 1039.0; FHL microfilm: 2341552.
  8. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Sykes, Clair T.
  9. [S4222] Clair Sykes household, May 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  10. [S13903] Clair Sykes household, 19 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Logan Dearborn, Indiana; Sheet: 17; Enumeration District: 15-26; Dwelling: 127, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration, Living on a farm on "old 46."
  11. [S13699] Sykes-Southard Wedding, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 21 Apr 1939, Page 4, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Marriage: Sykes - Southard. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  12. [S638] "Ohio, U.S., Death Records", online Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018: Clair Thomas Sykes; Death: 06 Dec 1993, Hospital: Other/Other, Harrison, Hamilton, USA; Birth Date: 01 Jul 1916, Indiana, USA.
  13. [S13698] Deaths:Clair T. Sykes, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 30 Dec 1993, Page 4, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Death Notice: Clair T. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  14. [S6401] (none - obituary of Clar T Sykes), The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 09 Dec 1993, Page 4, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clair T Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  15. [S6405] Accident is fatal to George Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 05 Oct 1934, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: George Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  16. [S6396] Obituary (Mary Hazek Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Oct 1938 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  17. [S8085] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Publisher: Ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; "Database created from Draft Registration Cards of all U.S. states. Images are in Fold3, requiring a subscription to view"; cited as "US WWII Draft., Clair Thomas Sykes; Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940, Indiana, USA, Birth Date: 01 Jul 1916, Dearborn, Indiana, Height: 6 1, Weight: 160, Eye Color: Hazel, Hair Color: Brown, Complexion: Light, Employer: Carl Sykes, Next of Kin: Doris Eileen Sykes, wife.
  18. [S13701] Deaths: Bertha Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Jul 1966, Page 4, columns 3 - 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 1 and Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 2. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  19. [S12718] Obituaries: Lola Weber, The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Mar 1974, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lola Weber nee Sykes (Aged 62). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Post.
  20. [S12721] Obituaries: Lilliam (sic) Sims, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 15 Nov 1981, Page 56, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian Simms nee Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  21. [S13698] Dearborn County Register, 30 Dec 1993, Page 4, column 5, Death Notice: Clair T, Sykes.
  22. [S6404] Danny Sykes, Dearborn County Register, Dearborn County, Indiana, 13 Jan 2000 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library, Obituary: Danny T. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  23. [S8009] Obit Sykes, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan 12, 2000, Page 6, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Danny T. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  24. [S13904] Doris E Sykes, Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home, Harrison, Ohio, about 23 Feb 2016, Obituary: Doris E. Sykes née Southard. Hereinafter cited as Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home.
  25. [S4336] "Much of her data results from extensive documentation and publication of Dearborn County, Indiana cemeteries, so I consider that data relatively reliable", Lois' genealogy by Lois Lee Harper on ancestry.com , cited as "Lois' genealogy:, Danny T Sykes.

Cleo Sykes1,2,3

F, #29389, b. circa 1911
Father*George Henry Sykes1,2,3 b. Mar 1872, d. 28 Sep 1934
Mother*Bertha Mabel Johnson1,2,3 b. 8 Feb 1877, d. 5 Jul 1966
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited15 Jun 2023
     She was born circa 1911 at Indiana, USA.3 Cleo married Edwin Tisdale.1,4
     Cleo appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes.3
     Cleo appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Cleves, Miami Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes.2
     Cleo Sykes was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Mary Hazel Sykes, who died 24 September 1938.5
     Edmund and Cleo Tisdale appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Hooven, Hamilton County, Ohio, enumerated 15 April 1940, described as an operator in a refinery.4
     In the obituary of Bertha Sykes who died 5 July 1966, her daughter, Cleo Tisdale, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Lola Sykes who died 18 March 1974, her sister, Cleo Tisdale, of Traveres, Florida, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of Clair Thomas Sykes who died 6 December 1993, his sister, Cleo Tisdale, Taveres, Florida, was listed as a survivor.8

Family

Edwin Tisdale b. c 1907
Marriage*Cleo married Edwin Tisdale.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  2. [S4223] George Sykes household, 07 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Cleves, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 348, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 1818; Image: 1039.0; FHL microfilm: 2341552.
  3. [S4226] George Sykes household, Jan 5, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 39;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 747.
  4. [S4227] Edmund Tisdale household, Apr 15, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hooven, Whitewater, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 8B; Family: 216, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S6396] Obituary (Mary Hazek Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Oct 1938 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  6. [S13701] Deaths: Bertha Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Jul 1966, Page 4, columns 3 - 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 1 and Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 2. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  7. [S12718] Obituaries: Lola Weber, The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Mar 1974, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lola Weber nee Sykes (Aged 62). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Post.
  8. [S6401] (none - obituary of Clar T Sykes), The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 09 Dec 1993, Page 4, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clair T Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.

Edwin Tisdale1,2

M, #29390, b. circa 1907
Last Edited11 Apr 2023
     He was born circa 1907 at Oklahoma, USA.3 Edwin married Cleo Sykes.1,3
     His name was also recorded as Edmund Tisdale in the 1940 census.3
     In the obituary of George Henry Sykes who died 28 September 1934, his son-in-law, Edwin Tisdale was listed as a survivor.2
     Edmund and Cleo Tisdale appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Hooven, Hamilton County, Ohio, enumerated 15 April 1940, described as an operator in a refinery.3

Family

Cleo Sykes b. c 1911

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  2. [S6405] Accident is fatal to George Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 05 Oct 1934, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: George Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  3. [S4227] Edmund Tisdale household, Apr 15, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Hooven, Whitewater, Hamilton, Ohio; Page: 8B; Family: 216, Ancestry.com.

Lillian Sykes1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, #29391, b. 29 September 1899, d. 14 November 1981
Father*George Henry Sykes1,3,4,5,9 b. Mar 1872, d. 28 Sep 1934
Mother*Maud(e) Davis5,9 b. 10 Apr 1866, d. 20 Jan 1905
Step-motherBertha Mabel Johnson1,3,4 b. 8 Feb 1877, d. 5 Jul 1966
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited23 May 2023
     She was born on 29 September 1899 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA. However, her obituary gave Bright, Indiana as her birthplace; and, the birth registration for her daughter Donnebele also gives Dearborn County as her birthplace.10,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,8,11 Lillian married Joseph Ward Simms on 5 July 1921 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA.1,2,6,7,9,12,8,11
     Lillian Sykes died on 14 November 1981 at Osteopathic Hospital, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA, at age 82.10,2,13
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
Survivor(s): Betty McQueary, Mabel Morgan, Viola Newman, Joseph Simms, Gertrude Sykes and Clair Sykes. Predeceased by her husband, Joseph W. Simms.11
The informant on her death registration was her daughter, Mabel Morgan, of Mishawaka.13
     Lillian Sykes was buried on 17 November 1981 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA.2,13
     Lillian appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Maud(e) Sykes.5
     Lillian appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes.4
     Lillian appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, George and Bertha Sykes, listed as "working out" doing housework.3
     Joseph W. and Lillian Simms appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, enumerated 3 April 1930, described as a laborer in an auto factory. Their children: Elizabeth M., Mabel N. and Joseph W., were listed as living with them.6
     In the obituary of George Henry Sykes who died 28 September 1934, her daughter, Mrs. Ward Simms was listed as a survivor.14
     Lillian Sykes was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Mary Hazel Sykes, who died 24 September 1938.15
     Joseph W. and Lillian Simms appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Clay Twp., St. Joseph County, Indiana, enumerated 23 April 1940, described as an assistant foreman on a street project. Their children: Mabel M., Joseph W. and Violet G., were listed as living with them.7
     Lillian Simms was listed as next-of-kin/contact on the draft registration of her husband, Joseph Ward Simms.16
     Joseph W. and Lillian Simms appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Clay Twp., St. Joseph County, Indiana, enumerated 29 April 1950, described as a trucker for his own business, and she was a cook for a restauant.8
     In the obituary of Joseph W. Simms who died 18 August 1961, hiswife, the former Lillian Sykes, of Osceola, was listed as a survivor.12 She was the informant on the death registration of her husband, Joseph Ward Simms, who died on 18 August 1961.17
     In the obituary of Bertha Sykes who died 5 July 1966, her step-daughter, Lillian Simms, of Lewis, Indiana, was listed as a survivor.18
     In the obituary of Lola Sykes who died 18 March 1974, her sister, Lillian Simms, of Mishawaka, was listed as a survivor.19
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The South Bend Tribune published in South Bend, Indiana, 15 November 1981.11
     In the obituary of Viola Gertrude Sims who died 23 June 2006, her parents, Joseph Ward Simms and Lillian Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.20 In the death registration of Joseph Ward Simms Jr., who died on 20 August 2009, Lillian Sykes was identified as his mother.21
     In the obituary of Joseph Ward Simms Jr. who died 20 August 2009, his parents, Joseph Ward Simms and Lillian Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.22

Family

Joseph Ward Simms b. 15 Sep 1897, d. 18 Aug 1961
Marriage*Lillian married Joseph Ward Simms on 5 July 1921 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA.1,2,6,7,9,12,8,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  2. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lillian Simms née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SIMMS
    Joseph W.     1898 - 1951
    Lillian     1899 - 1951.
  3. [S4226] George Sykes household, Jan 5, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 39;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 747.
  4. [S4228] George Sykes household, Apr 20, 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0042, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_345; FHL microfilm: 1374358.
  5. [S4230] George Sykes household, Jun 16, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0047, Ancestry.com Roll: 366; FHL microfilm: 1240366.
  6. [S4231] Joseph W. Simms household, 03 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Mishawaka, hSt. Joseph, Indiana; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 79; Family: 60, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 628; Image: 7.0; FHL microfilm: 2340363.
  7. [S4232] Joseph W Simms household, 23 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, St. Joseph, Indiana; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 71-3, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1092.
  8. [S12720] Joseph W. Simms household, 29 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Clay, St Joseph, Indiana; Sheet: 11; Enumeration District: 71-12; Dwelling: 110, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S7087] Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 (Publisher: FamilySearch), unknown repository, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001; "An ancestry.com database based upon one of the same name at FamilySearch, 2013, that also links to images of the documents. This database includes data not found on the actual documents, and may be derived from linked FamilySearch trees"; cited as "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001., Edward Bryant & Nellie Shallenberg     Edward Bryant & Nellie Shallenberg; Marriage: 24 Apr 1904, Indiana, United States. Reviewed at FamilySearch where images are available.
  10. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Lillian Simms. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  11. [S12721] Obituaries: Lilliam (sic) Sims, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 15 Nov 1981, Page 56, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian Simms nee Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  12. [S12719] Osceola Obituaries:, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 19 Aug 1961, Page 6, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Joseph W. Simms (Aged 63). Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  13. [S6399] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011 , Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011; "Based upon the Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. NOTE: this ancestry.com database includes images of the individual death certificates"; cited as "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011., Lillian Simms, Death Date: 14 Nov 1981, South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA, Age: 82, Birth Date: 29 Sep 1899, In., Father: George Sykes, Mother: Maude Sykes.
  14. [S6405] Accident is fatal to George Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 05 Oct 1934, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: George Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  15. [S6396] Obituary (Mary Hazek Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Oct 1938 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  16. [S8085] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Publisher: Ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; "Database created from Draft Registration Cards of all U.S. states. Images are in Fold3, requiring a subscription to view"; cited as "US WWII Draft., Joseph Ward Simms; Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942, Indiana, USA, Birth Date: 15 Sep 1898, Vermillion, Indiana, Eye Color: Blue, Hair Color: Brown, Complexion: Light, Employer: Unemployed, Next of Kin: Lillian Simms.
  17. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Joseph Ward Simms, Death Date: 18 Aug 1961, So Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA, Age: 62, Birth Date: 15 Sep 1898, Indiana, Father: Joseph V Simms, Mother: Elizabeth Simms, Spouse: Mrs. J W Simms.
  18. [S13701] Deaths: Bertha Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 07 Jul 1966, Page 4, columns 3 - 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 1 and Obituary: Bertha Sykes, part 2. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  19. [S12718] Obituaries: Lola Weber, The Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 Mar 1974, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lola Weber nee Sykes (Aged 62). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Post.
  20. [S12739] Obituaries: Viola G. Newman, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 26 Jun 2006, Page E4, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Viola G. Newman nee Simms, 1933-2006 (Aged 73), part 1. Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  21. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Joseph Ward Simms Jr, Death Date: 20 Aug 2009, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA, Age: 82, Birth Date: 06 Feb 1927, Clinton, In, Father: Joseph W Simms, Mother: Lillian Simms.
  22. [S12711] Obituaries: Joseph Ward Simms, Jr., The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 21 Aug 2009, Page A32, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Joseph Ward Simms, 1927-2009 (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.
  23. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Elizabeth Simms Morehouse; Birth: 06 May 1922, Vermillion C, Indiana, Death: 27 Nov 2006; Parents: Joesph W Simms & Lillian Simms' AKA Elizabeth Maud Simms, Elizabeth McQueary. and Elizabeth Bailey. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  24. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Elizabeth Maude Simms, Birth Date: 06 May 1922, Helt, Vermillion, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph Simms, Mother: Lillian Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  25. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Elizabeth M Mcqueary Bailey, Death Date: 27 Nov 2006, Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, USA, Age: 64, Birth Date: 06 May 1922, Roseland, Indiana, Father: Joseph Simms, Mother: Lillian Simms.
  26. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Joseph Ward Simms Jr, Birth Date: 06 Feb 1927, Summit Grove, Vermillion, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph Ward Simms, Mother: Lillian Sykes.
  27. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Viola Gertrude Sims, Birth Date: 22 Jan 1933, R R Nost Corbend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph Ward Sims, Mother: Lillian Sykes.
  28. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Viola G Newman, Death Date: 23 Jun 2006, Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana, USA, Age: 73, Birth Date: 22 Jan 1933, South Bend, Indiana, Father: Joseph Ward Simms, Mother: Lillian Simms, Spouse: Jack Laray Newman.

Joseph Ward Simms1,2,3

M, #29392, b. 15 September 1897, d. 18 August 1961
Father*Joseph V. Simms1,4
Mother*Elizabeth Davis1,4
Last Edited23 May 2023
     He was born on 15 September 1897 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA.5,4,6 Alternatively, he may have been born on 15 September 1898 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA, according to his WWII draft registration and his certificate of death.7,8,9,1,2,10 Joseph married Lillian Sykes on 5 July 1921 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA.11,12,8,9,4,6,10,13
     Joseph Ward Simms died on 18 August 1961 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Indiana, USA, at age 63.7,1,6 The informant on his death registration was his wife, Mrs. J. W. Simms. He was a restaruant cook.1
     The following selected information is extracted from the obituary of Joseph W. Simms.
Survived by his wife, the former Lillian Sykes. Survivor(s): Joseph Simms Jr., Mrs. Ernest McQueary and Mrs. William Morgan.6

     Joseph Ward Simms was buried on 21 August 1961 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA.7,1,6
     He was also known as Joseph Ward Sims on his daughter Viola's birth registratin.14
     He was commonly known as Ward Simms.15
     Joseph Ward Simms, of R.R. 1, Clinton, registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 at Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA, at the age of 20. He was a laborer for David T? Davies of R.R.1, Clinton. He listed his next-of-kin/contact person as his father, Joseph V. Simms. He was described as medium hieght and medium build with blue eyes and light hair.5
     Joseph W. and Lillian Simms appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, enumerated 3 April 1930, described as a laborer in an auto factory. Their children: Elizabeth M., Mabel N. and Joseph W., were listed as living with them.8
     Joseph Ward Simms was working for the W.P.A. at the time of his daughter Mary Jo's birth in March 1939.16
     Joseph W. and Lillian Simms appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Clay Twp., St. Joseph County, Indiana, enumerated 23 April 1940, described as an assistant foreman on a street project. Their children: Mabel M., Joseph W. and Violet G., were listed as living with them.9
     Joseph Ward Simms, of R.R. 4, South Bend, registered for the draft on 16 February 1942 at South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA, at the age of 44. He was "unemplyed temporarily". He listed his next-of-kin/contact person as his wife, Lillian Simms. He was described as having blue eyes, brown hair and a light complexion.2
     Joseph W. and Lillian Simms appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Clay Twp., St. Joseph County, Indiana, enumerated 29 April 1950, described as a trucker for his own business, and she was a cook for a restauant.10
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper The South Bend Tribune published in South Bend, Indiana, 19 August 1961.6
     In the obituary of Lillian Simms, who died 14 November 1981, her husband, Joseph W. Simms, was listed as predeceased.13
     In the obituary of Viola Gertrude Sims who died 23 June 2006, her parents, Joseph Ward Simms and Lillian Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.17
     In the obituary of Joseph Ward Simms Jr. who died 20 August 2009, his parents, Joseph Ward Simms and Lillian Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.3 In the death registration of Joseph Ward Simms Jr., who died on 20 August 2009, Joseph W. Simms Sr. was identified as his father.18

Family

Lillian Sykes b. 29 Sep 1899, d. 14 Nov 1981
Marriage*Joseph married Lillian Sykes on 5 July 1921 at Vermillion County, Indiana, USA.11,12,8,9,4,6,10,13 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6399] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011 , Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011; "Based upon the Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. NOTE: this ancestry.com database includes images of the individual death certificates"; cited as "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011., Joseph Ward Simms, Death Date: 18 Aug 1961, So Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA, Age: 62, Birth Date: 15 Sep 1898, Indiana, Father: Joseph V Simms, Mother: Elizabeth Simms, Spouse: Mrs. J W Simms.
  2. [S8085] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Publisher: Ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; "Database created from Draft Registration Cards of all U.S. states. Images are in Fold3, requiring a subscription to view"; cited as "US WWII Draft., Joseph Ward Simms; Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942, Indiana, USA, Birth Date: 15 Sep 1898, Vermillion, Indiana, Eye Color: Blue, Hair Color: Brown, Complexion: Light, Employer: Unemployed, Next of Kin: Lillian Simms.
  3. [S12711] Obituaries: Joseph Ward Simms, Jr., The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 21 Aug 2009, Page A32, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Joseph Ward Simms, 1927-2009 (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.
  4. [S7087] Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 (Publisher: FamilySearch), unknown repository, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001; "An ancestry.com database based upon one of the same name at FamilySearch, 2013, that also links to images of the documents. This database includes data not found on the actual documents, and may be derived from linked FamilySearch trees"; cited as "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001., Edward Bryant & Nellie Shallenberg     Edward Bryant & Nellie Shallenberg; Marriage: 24 Apr 1904, Indiana, United States. Reviewed at FamilySearch where images are available.
  5. [S4046] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Joe Ward Simms, Birth Date: 15 Sep 1897, Residence Place: Vermillion County, Indiana, USA, Eye Color: Blue, Hair Color: Light, Height: Medium, Physical Build: Medium. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  6. [S12719] Osceola Obituaries:, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 19 Aug 1961, Page 6, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Joseph W. Simms (Aged 63). Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  7. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Joseph Ward Simms
    Grave marker transcription:
    SIMMS
    Joseph W.     1898 - 1951
    Lillian     1899 - 1951.
  8. [S4231] Joseph W. Simms household, 03 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Mishawaka, hSt. Joseph, Indiana; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 79; Family: 60, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 628; Image: 7.0; FHL microfilm: 2340363.
  9. [S4232] Joseph W Simms household, 23 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, St. Joseph, Indiana; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 71-3, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1092.
  10. [S12720] Joseph W. Simms household, 29 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Clay, St Joseph, Indiana; Sheet: 11; Enumeration District: 71-12; Dwelling: 110, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  11. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.
  12. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lillian Simms née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SIMMS
    Joseph W.     1898 - 1951
    Lillian     1899 - 1951.
  13. [S12721] Obituaries: Lilliam (sic) Sims, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 15 Nov 1981, Page 56, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian Simms nee Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  14. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Viola Gertrude Sims, Birth Date: 22 Jan 1933, R R Nost Corbend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph Ward Sims, Mother: Lillian Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  15. [S6405] Accident is fatal to George Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 05 Oct 1934, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: George Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  16. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Mary Jo Simms, Birth Date: 27 Mar 1939, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph W. Simms, Mother: Lillian Sykes.
  17. [S12739] Obituaries: Viola G. Newman, The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, 26 Jun 2006, Page E4, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Viola G. Newman nee Simms, 1933-2006 (Aged 73), part 1. Hereinafter cited as South Bend Tribune.
  18. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Joseph Ward Simms Jr, Death Date: 20 Aug 2009, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA, Age: 82, Birth Date: 06 Feb 1927, Clinton, In, Father: Joseph W Simms, Mother: Lillian Simms.
  19. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Elizabeth Simms Morehouse; Birth: 06 May 1922, Vermillion C, Indiana, Death: 27 Nov 2006; Parents: Joesph W Simms & Lillian Simms' AKA Elizabeth Maud Simms, Elizabeth McQueary. and Elizabeth Bailey. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  20. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Elizabeth Maude Simms, Birth Date: 06 May 1922, Helt, Vermillion, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph Simms, Mother: Lillian Sykes.
  21. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Elizabeth M Mcqueary Bailey, Death Date: 27 Nov 2006, Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, USA, Age: 64, Birth Date: 06 May 1922, Roseland, Indiana, Father: Joseph Simms, Mother: Lillian Simms.
  22. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Joseph Ward Simms Jr, Birth Date: 06 Feb 1927, Summit Grove, Vermillion, Indiana, USA, Father: Joseph Ward Simms, Mother: Lillian Sykes.
  23. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Viola G Newman, Death Date: 23 Jun 2006, Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana, USA, Age: 73, Birth Date: 22 Jan 1933, South Bend, Indiana, Father: Joseph Ward Simms, Mother: Lillian Simms, Spouse: Jack Laray Newman.

Maud(e) Davis1,2,3,4,5

F, #29393, b. 10 April 1866, d. 20 January 1905
Last Edited27 Mar 2023
     She was born on 10 April 1866 at Indiana, USA.1,2,3,6 Maud(e) married George Henry Sykes on 22 April 1896.1,3,6
     Maud(e) Davis died on 20 January 1905 at age 38.1,6
     Maud(e) Davis was buried on 23 January 1905 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.1,6,7
     George and Maud(e) Sykes appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 16 June 1900, described as a farmer. Their children: Gertrude E. and Lillian, were listed as living with them.3
     In the obituary of George Henry Sykes who died 28 September 1934, her first wife, Maud(e) Davis was listed as predeceased.8

Family

George Henry Sykes b. Mar 1872, d. 28 Sep 1934
Children

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Maud Davis
    Grave marker transcription:
    Sykes
    Maud D Sykes     1866-1905.
  2. [S4058] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, Edna Gertrude Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index.
  3. [S4230] George Sykes household, Jun 16, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0047, Ancestry.com Roll: 366; FHL microfilm: 1240366.
  4. [S6399] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011 , Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011; "Based upon the Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. NOTE: this ancestry.com database includes images of the individual death certificates"; cited as "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011., Lillian Simms, Death Date: 14 Nov 1981, South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA, Age: 82, Birth Date: 29 Sep 1899, In., Father: George Sykes, Mother: Maude Sykes.
  5. [S7087] Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 (Publisher: FamilySearch), unknown repository, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001; "An ancestry.com database based upon one of the same name at FamilySearch, 2013, that also links to images of the documents. This database includes data not found on the actual documents, and may be derived from linked FamilySearch trees"; cited as "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001., Edward Bryant & Nellie Shallenberg     Edward Bryant & Nellie Shallenberg; Marriage: 24 Apr 1904, Indiana, United States. Reviewed at FamilySearch where images are available.
  6. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Sykes, Maud D. (Davis).
  7. [S4366] Diane and Harper, Lois Fox, compiler, Cemeteries of the Northeast Section of Dearborn County, Indiana (1935 Sampson Drive, Apollo, PA 15613: Closson Press, March 1993), Gibson Cemetery page 169 - Maud D Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries NE Dearborn County.
  8. [S6405] Accident is fatal to George Sykes, The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 05 Oct 1934, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: George Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  9. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lola Weber née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Lola Weber nee Sykes     1912 - 1974.

Doris Eileen Southard1

F, #29394, b. 29 May 1918, d. 22 February 2016
Father*Edwin Mitchell Southland1,2,3 b. c 1894
Mother*Iza May Renck2,3 b. c 1897
Last Edited21 Sep 2023
     She was born on 29 May 1918 at Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, according to Indiana Birth Registration 23532.4,5,2,3,6,7 Doris married Clair Thomas Sykes, at her home, on 22 April 1938 at Logan, Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.4,5,8,1,6
     Doris Eileen Southard died on 22 February 2016 at West Harrison, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 97.9,3,10
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
Predeceased by her husband, Clair Thomas Sykes. Predeceased by her parents: Edwin Southard and Iza May Renck. Predeceased: Danny T. Sykes.7

     Doris Eileen Southard was buried on 27 February 2016 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.9,7
     Her name was recorded as Doris Eileene Southland on her birth registration.2
     The following article appeared in the Logan, Indiana The Dearborn County Register, 21 April 1939 :
Sykes-Southard Wedding
     Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Southard, of Logan, announce the marriage their daughter, Doris Eileen and Mr. Clair Sykes, son of Mrs. Bertha Sykes, of Bright, wliloh will take place Saturday, April 22, at the home of the bride.1

     Clair and Doris Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 3 May 1940, described as a painter, and she was a sticher in a shoe factory.5
     Doris Eileen Sykes was listed as next-of-kin/contact on the draft registration of her husband, Clair Thomas Sykes.11
     Clair and Doris Sykes appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 19 April 1950, described as a carpenter in the contractor industry.6
     In the obituary of Clair Thomas Sykes who died 6 December 1993, her wife, Doris Sykes, was listed as a survivor.12
     In the obituary of Danny Thomas Sykes who died 11 January 2000, his mother, Doris Sykes, was listed as a survivor.13,14
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in her memorial page on the web site of Jackman-Kercheval-Meyers Funeral Home published in Harrison, Ohio, circa 23 February 2016.7
     Research notes (June 2023):
Determine who the parents are of her great-grandchildren: an unknown person.7

Family

Clair Thomas Sykes b. 1 Jul 1916, d. 6 Dec 1993
Marriage*Doris married Clair Thomas Sykes, at her home, on 22 April 1938 at Logan, Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.4,5,8,1,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S13699] Sykes-Southard Wedding, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 21 Apr 1939, Page 4, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Marriage: Sykes - Southard. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  2. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Doris Eileene Southard, Birth Date: 29 May 1918, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana, USA, Father: Edwin Mitchell Southland, Mother: Iza May Renck, Certificate Number: 23532. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  3. [S6399] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011 , Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011; "Based upon the Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. NOTE: this ancestry.com database includes images of the individual death certificates"; cited as "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011., Doris E Sykes, Death Date: 22 Feb 2016, West Harrison, Dearborn, Indiana, USA, Age: 97, Birth Date: 29 May 1918, Dearborn, Indiana, Father: Edwin Southard, Mother: Iza Southard Renck.
  4. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Clair Thomas Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    Clair T.     July 1, 1916 - Dec 6, 1993
    Doris E.     May 29, 1918 - Feb 22, 2016.
  5. [S4222] Clair Sykes household, May 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  6. [S13903] Clair Sykes household, 19 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Logan Dearborn, Indiana; Sheet: 17; Enumeration District: 15-26; Dwelling: 127, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration, Living on a farm on "old 46."
  7. [S13904] Doris E Sykes, Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home, Harrison, Ohio, about 23 Feb 2016, Obituary: Doris E. Sykes née Southard. Hereinafter cited as Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home.
  8. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Sykes, Clair T.
  9. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Gibson Cemetery: Doris E Sykes née Southard
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    Clair T.     July 1, 1916 - Dec 6, 1993
    Doris E.     May 29, 1918 - Feb 22, 2016.
  10. [S13700] Death Notices: Sykes, Doris E., The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 25 Feb 2016, Page A2, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Death Notice: Doris E. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  11. [S8085] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Publisher: Ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; "Database created from Draft Registration Cards of all U.S. states. Images are in Fold3, requiring a subscription to view"; cited as "US WWII Draft., Clair Thomas Sykes; Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940, Indiana, USA, Birth Date: 01 Jul 1916, Dearborn, Indiana, Height: 6 1, Weight: 160, Eye Color: Hazel, Hair Color: Brown, Complexion: Light, Employer: Carl Sykes, Next of Kin: Doris Eileen Sykes, wife.
  12. [S6401] (none - obituary of Clar T Sykes), The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 09 Dec 1993, Page 4, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clair T Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  13. [S6404] Danny Sykes, Dearborn County Register, Dearborn County, Indiana, 13 Jan 2000 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library, Obituary: Danny T. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  14. [S8009] Obit Sykes, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan 12, 2000, Page 6, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Danny T. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  15. [S4336] "Much of her data results from extensive documentation and publication of Dearborn County, Indiana cemeteries, so I consider that data relatively reliable", Lois' genealogy by Lois Lee Harper on ancestry.com , cited as "Lois' genealogy:, Danny T Sykes.
  16. [S4297] Lawrenceburg Public Library District Obituary Finder , Lawrenceburg Public Library, Lawrenceburg Public Library District Obituary Finder search page; cited as "Lawrenceburg Obituary Finder., Danny T Sykes.

Myrtle Ivy Sykes1

F, #29395, b. 2 May 1897, d. 20 November 1930
Father*James Sykes2,3,4,1,5,6 b. 23 Mar 1874, d. 12 Dec 1934
Mother*Mabel Areta Blasdel2,1,5,6 b. 20 Aug 1874, d. 7 Dec 1899
Step-motherFlora Ellen Blaisdell2,4 b. 17 Jan 1873, d. 16 Jun 1947
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited11 Apr 2023
     She was born on 2 May 1897 at Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA. Note that on her marriage registration she gave her birth place as Harrison Twp.7,4,8,1,5,6 Alternatively, she may have been born in April 1897 at Indiana, USA, in the 1900 census.3,8 Myrtle married Charles Allen Beck on 31 July 1918.9,5,6
     Myrtle Ivy Sykes died on 20 November 1930, near Logan, at Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 33.7,8,6
     
     Myrtle Ivy Sykes was buried on 23 November 1930 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.7,8,1,6
     Myrtle Ivy Sykes, her daughter, was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Mabel Areta Blasdel, who died 7 December 1899.10
     Myrtle Sykes appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of Julia Ann Sykes.3
     Myrtle appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Harrison Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, James and Flora Sykes.4
     Charles and Myrtle Beck appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 16 January 1920, described as a farm laborer.9
     Charles A. and Myrtle I Beck appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 2 April 1930, described as a farmer. Their children: Clyde J., Ella J and Donald C, were listed as living with them. As was his father, John Beck who was a farm helper.11
     The following obituary appeared in the weekly newspaper The Dearborn County Register published in Lawrenceburg, Indiana 27 November 1930:
Death Leaves Four Children Motherless
     Mrs. Myrtle Beck, wife of Charles Beck, of near Logan, died at her home Thursday evening, Nov. 20, after a few hours illness.
     Mrs. Beck was the daughter of James and Mabel Sykes. She was born at Bright, Ind., May 2, 1897, and was 33 years, 6 months and 18 days of age.
     Her early life was spent in her native village where she attended the public school and the M.E. Sunday school and church. At the age of two and one half years her mother died. Later her father again married and she was reared by her stepmother, Mrs. Flora Sykes.
     July 31, 1918, she was united in marriage with Charles Beck. To this union were born six children, three brothers and three daughters.
     Surviving are the husband, two sons Clyde James Beck and Donald Charles Beck; two daughters Ella Jean Beck and Wilma Louise Beck; two brothers Earl Sykes and Robert Sykes; one sister Bonnie Sykes; her father James Sykes; stepmother Mrs. Flora Sykes; father-in-law John Beck; and a number of other relatives and many friends.
     One son Ernest Roy Beck and one daughter Doris May Beck have preceded the mother in death.
     Funeral in charge of undertaker Howard Shanks was held from the home Sunday afternoon, services conducted by Rev. George Henderson at...6


     Myrtle Ivy Sykes, her sister, was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Bonnie Jeanette Sykes, who died 1 May 1942.12
     In the obituary of Robert Elvin Sykes who died 7 June 1950, her sister, Myrtle Beck, was listed as a survivor.13
     In the obituary of Earl Blasdel Sykes who died 3 December 1986, his sister, Myrtle Beck, was listed as predeceased.14
     In the obituary of Donald Charles Beck who died 10 May 2009, his parents, Charles Beck, Agnes Beck and Myrtle Beck were listed or implied as predeceased.15

Family

Charles Allen Beck b. 5 Nov 1894, d. 6 Jun 1976
Marriage*Myrtle married Charles Allen Beck on 31 July 1918.9,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S6399] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011 , Ancestry.com, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011; "Based upon the Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. NOTE: this ancestry.com database includes images of the individual death certificates"; cited as "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011., Name: Myrtle Ivy Beck
    Informant:      Chas A Beck, uilford, Ind.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Myrtle Sykes Beck.
  3. [S4217] Julia Ann Sykes household, 13 Jul 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0037, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 366; FHL microfilm: 1240366, Julia Ann Sykes household.
  4. [S4218] James Sykes household, 19 Apr 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0042, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_345; FHL microfilm: 1374358.
  5. [S6414] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-2007 , FamilySearch, http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397">Indiana, Marriages, 1811-2007; "Marriage dates may reflect the date and place of issue of the marriage license, not the actual wedding"; cited as "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-12007., Charles Beck & Myrtle Sykes.
  6. [S13705] Death Leaves Four Children Motherless, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 27 Nov 1930, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Myrtle Beck nee Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Myrtle Sykes Beck
    Grave marker transcription:
    BECK
    Agnes     1898 - 1990
    Charles     1894 - 1976
    Myrtle     1897 - 1930.
  8. [S4366] Diane and Harper, Lois Fox, compiler, Cemeteries of the Northeast Section of Dearborn County, Indiana (1935 Sampson Drive, Apollo, PA 15613: Closson Press, March 1993), Gibson Cemetery page 47 - Myrtle Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries NE Dearborn County.
  9. [S4302] Charles Beck household, 16 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 47, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_428; Image: 939.
  10. [S4561] Obituaty - Mabel Areta Blasdel, Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 4 Jan 1900 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library, Mabel Areta Blasdel
    I have filled in several gaps in the copy of this obituary, indicated by square brackets [ ]. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  11. [S4303] Charles A Beck household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22, Ancestry.com Roll: 582; Image: 897.0; FHL microfilm: 2340317.
  12. [S6444] (no title - re: Bonnie Grubbs), The Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, May 1, 1942 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  13. [S6424] Rites Sunday for Robert L. Sykes, Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 08 JUne 1950 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  14. [S8007] Sykes, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 04 Dec 1986, Page 75, column 9 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Earl B. Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  15. [S7837] Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 12, 2009, Page 14, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  16. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Doris May Beck.
  17. [S4366] Diane and Harper, Lois Fox, Cemeteries NE Dearborn County, Gibson Cemetery page 47 - Children of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Beck (Doris & Ernest).
  18. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Beck, Doris May.
  19. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Beck, Clyde.
  20. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Earnest Roy Beck.
  21. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Benjamin, Ella Jean (Beck).

Charles Allen Beck1,2,3,4,5

M, #29396, b. 5 November 1894, d. 6 June 1976
Father*John Beck6,2,3,7,5 b. 1 Aug 1869, d. 29 Oct 1958
Mother*Lou Ina Bibee8,2,3,5 b. 7 Oct 1870, d. 6 Sep 1926
Last Edited22 Jun 2023
     He was born on 5 November 1894 at Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.9,1,10,2,3,11,12 Alternatively, he may have been born on 5 November 1893 at Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.13 Charles married Myrtle Ivy Sykes on 31 July 1918.4,12,14 Charles married Agnes Marie Risse on 1 June 1935.13,1,7,15
     Charles Allen Beck died on 6 June 1976 at Gaynor Road, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 81.9,1,10,5,11
     The following selected information is extracted from the obituary of Charles Allen Beck.
     Charles Allen Beck was buried on 10 June 1976 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.1,5,11
     
Military Service

     Charles Allen Beck began military service on 29 August 1918 at the age of 23 US Army.10 Charles Allen Beck ended his military service on 1 December 1918
End of Military Service section.10

     Charles appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, John and Ina Beck.2
     Charles appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, John and Ina Beck.3
     Charles and Myrtle Beck appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 16 January 1920, described as a farm laborer.4
     In the obituary of Ina Beck who died 6 September 1926, his son, Charles Beck was listed as a survivor.8
     Charles A. and Myrtle I Beck appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 2 April 1930, described as a farmer. Their children: Clyde J., Ella J and Donald C, were listed as living with them. As was his father, John Beck who was a farm helper.16
     In the obituary of Myrtle Beck who died 20 November 1930, his husband, Charles Beck, was listed as a survivor.14
     Charles and Agnes Beck appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 3 April 1940, described as farming. Their children: Clyde, Ella Jean and Donald, were listed as living with them. As was his father, John Beck.7 Charles Allen Beck registered for the "Old Man's" draft in 1942 at Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at the age of at an unknown age . He listed himself as a farmer. He was described as 5' 11 1/2", 160 lbs. with blue eyes and brown hair and a light complexion.He listed his next-of-kin/contact person as his wife, Agnes Beck.13
     In the obituary of Mabel Sayre-Huddleston who died 7 November 1971, her brother, Charles Beck, of Logan, IN, was listed as a survivor.17
     In the obituary of David Lynn Beck who died 9 June 1985, his grandfather, Charles Beck was listed or implied as predeceased.18
     In the obituary of Donald Charles Beck who died 10 May 2009, his parents, Charles Beck, Agnes Beck and Myrtle Beck were listed or implied as predeceased.19

Family 1

Myrtle Ivy Sykes b. 2 May 1897, d. 20 Nov 1930
Marriage*Charles married Myrtle Ivy Sykes on 31 July 1918.4,12,14 
Children

Family 2

Agnes Marie Risse b. 2 Aug 1898, d. 12 Dec 1990
Marriage*Charles married Agnes Marie Risse on 1 June 1935.13,1,7,15 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., [S4300] John Beck household, Jun 7, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0044, Ancestry.com Roll: 366; FHL microfilm: 1240366.
  2. [S4301] John Beck household, 27 April 1910 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0049, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_345; FHL microfilm: 1374358.
  3. [S4302] Charles Beck household, 16 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 47, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_428; Image: 939.
  4. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Beck, Charles Allen.
  5. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Myrtle Sykes Beck.
  6. [S4304] Charles Beck household, Apr 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Lou Ina Beck
    Transcription
    BECK
    Lou Ina Beck     Oct 7, 1870 - Sept 6, 1926.
  8. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  9. [S3870] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 (Publisher: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), Ancestry.com, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; "Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs."; cited as "BIRLS Death File., Name: Charles Beck
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     5 Nov 1894
    Death Date:     6 Jun 1976
    SSN:     312387821
    Branch 1:     ARMY
    Enlistment Date 1:     29 Aug 1918
    Release Date 1:     1 Dec 1918.
  10. [S4366] Diane and Harper, Lois Fox, compiler, Cemeteries of the Northeast Section of Dearborn County, Indiana (1935 Sampson Drive, Apollo, PA 15613: Closson Press, March 1993), Gibson Cemetery page 47 - Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries NE Dearborn County.
  11. [S6414] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-2007 , FamilySearch, http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397">Indiana, Marriages, 1811-2007; "Marriage dates may reflect the date and place of issue of the marriage license, not the actual wedding"; cited as "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-12007., Charles Beck & Myrtle Sykes.
  12. [S2619] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, World War II Draft Registration search; "United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration"; cited as "U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942., Charles Allen Beck.
  13. [S13705] Death Leaves Four Children Motherless, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 27 Nov 1930, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Myrtle Beck nee Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  14. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Beck, Agnes (Risse).
  15. [S4303] Charles A Beck household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22, Ancestry.com Roll: 582; Image: 897.0; FHL microfilm: 2340317.
  16. [S7838] Sayre-Huddleston, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov 8, 1971, Page 49 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Mabel Sayre-Huddleston née Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  17. [S13921] Death Notices, Indiana: Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 Jun 1985, Page 26, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, David Lynn Beck Obituary. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  18. [S7837] Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 12, 2009, Page 14, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  19. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Doris May Beck.
  20. [S4366] Diane and Harper, Lois Fox, Cemeteries NE Dearborn County, Gibson Cemetery page 47 - Children of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Beck (Doris & Ernest).
  21. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Beck, Doris May.
  22. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Beck, Clyde.
  23. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Earnest Roy Beck.
  24. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Benjamin, Ella Jean (Beck).

Clyde James Beck1,2,3,4

M, #29397, b. 3 May 1921, d. 20 May 2008
Father*Charles Allen Beck2,3,5,4,6 b. 5 Nov 1894, d. 6 Jun 1976
Mother*Myrtle Ivy Sykes2,3,5,6 b. 2 May 1897, d. 20 Nov 1930
Step-motherAgnes Marie Risse4 b. 2 Aug 1898, d. 12 Dec 1990
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Jul 2022
     He was born on 3 May 1921 at Indiana, USA.5,4,1,7
     Clyde James Beck died on 20 May 2008 at Logan, Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 87.1,8,7,9,6
     The following selected information is extracted from the obituary of Clyde J. Beck.
Survivor(s): Donald Beck. Predeceased: Edward Gries and Ella Jean Benjamin.9

     Clyde James Beck was buried on 24 May 2008 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.10,6
     
Military Service

     Pvt. Clyde J. Beck began military service on 10 September 1942 at the age of 21 at Fort Thomas Newport, Kentucky, USA, with his enlistment in the Army.11 Pvt. Clyde J. Beck ended his military service on 21 October 1943
End of Military Service section.12

     Clyde J. appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Charles and Myrtle I Beck.5
     In the obituary of Myrtle Beck who died 20 November 1930, her son, Clyde James Beck was listed as a survivor.13
     Clyde appeared on the 1940 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Charles and Agnes Beck, listed as farming.4
     In the obituary of Charles Allen Beck who died 6 June 1976, his son, Clyde Beck, was listed as a survivor.2
     In the obituary of Frances L. Eifert who died 1 August 1995, her cousin, Clyde Beck, of Logan, IN, was listed as a survivor.14
     In the obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin who died 30 May 2004, her brother, Clyde Beck, was listed as a survivor.15
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Cincinnati Enquirer published in Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 May 2008.9
     In the obituary of Donald Charles Beck who died 10 May 2009, his brother, Clyde Beck, was listed as predeceased.16

Citations

  1. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Clyde James Beck. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Myrtle Sykes Beck.
  3. [S4304] Charles Beck household, Apr 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  4. [S4303] Charles A Beck household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22, Ancestry.com Roll: 582; Image: 897.0; FHL microfilm: 2340317.
  5. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Beck, Clyde.
  6. [S3870] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 (Publisher: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), Ancestry.com, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; "Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs."; cited as "BIRLS Death File., Name: Clyde Beck
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     3 May 1921
    Death Date:     20 May 2008
    Branch 1:     ARMY
    Enlistment Date 1:     10 Sep 1942
    Release Date 1:     21 Oct 1943.
  7. [S3065] Rootsweb - Archives of the Obituary Daily Times , Rootsweb, Rootsweb - Archives of the Obituary Daily Times; "The database has entries that give information about obituaries that appeared in publications around the world."; cited as "Obituary Daily Times., BECK, Clyde J.
  8. [S4305] Clyde Beck Obituary, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 May 2008, Page: 18, column: 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clyde J Beck; and Obituary: Clyde J Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  9. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Clyde James Beck
    Grave marker transcription:
    BECK
    Clyde James     May 3, 1921 - May 20, 2008
    ...
    Married     June 19, 1943.
  10. [S3544] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; "This database contains information on about 8.3 million men and women who enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II"; cited as "US WWII Army Enlistment., Clyde J Beck.
  11. [S3870] "BIRLS Death File", online U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010: Name: Clyde Beck.
  12. [S13705] Death Leaves Four Children Motherless, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 27 Nov 1930, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Myrtle Beck nee Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  13. [S7840] Death Notices: Eifert, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug 2, 1995, Page 56, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Frances L Eifert née Huddleston. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  14. [S10557] Death Notices: Benjamin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 01 Jun 2004, Page 16, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Page containing obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin née Beck (Use CTRL F to search the page). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  15. [S7837] Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 12, 2009, Page 14, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.

Donald Charles Beck1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #29398, b. 21 April 1927, d. 10 May 2009
Father*Charles Allen Beck7,8,9,3 b. 5 Nov 1894, d. 6 Jun 1976
Mother*Myrtle Ivy Sykes7,8,9 b. 2 May 1897, d. 20 Nov 1930
Step-motherAgnes Marie Risse3 b. 2 Aug 1898, d. 12 Dec 1990
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited21 Sep 2023
     He was born on 21 April 1927 at Indiana, USA.1,2,10,9,3,5 Donald married Audrey Fay Callaway on 15 September 1945.11,4,5
     Donald Charles Beck died on 10 May 2009, at home, at Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 82.1,2,10,5,6
     The following selected information is extracted from the obituary of Donald Charles Beck.
Survived by his wife, Audrey Callaway Beck. Survivor(s): Ronald Beck, Thelma Faye Rupp and Ella Jean Benjamin. Predeceased by his parents: Charles Beck, Agnes Beck and Myrtle Beck. Predeceased: Victoria Beck, David Beck, Donna Faye Beck, Clyde Beck and Fred Benjamin.6

     Donald Charles Beck was buried on 15 May 2009 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.2,5,6
     
Military Service

     Donald Charles Beck began military service on 6 March 1946 at the age of 18.10 Donald Charles Beck ended his military service on 7 September 1947
End of Military Service section.10

     Donald C appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Charles and Myrtle I Beck.9
     In the obituary of Myrtle Beck who died 20 November 1930, her son, Donald Charles Beck was listed as a survivor.12
     Donald appeared on the 1940 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Charles and Agnes Beck.3
     In the obituary of Charles Allen Beck who died 6 June 1976, his son, Donald Beck, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of David L. Beck who died 9 June 1985, his parents, Donald Beck and Audrey Beck, of Logan, were listed as surviving him.13
     In the obituary of Frances L. Eifert who died 1 August 1995, her cousin, Donald Beck, of Bright, IN, was listed as a survivor.14
     In the obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin who died 30 May 2004, her brother, Donald Beck, was listed as a survivor.15
     In the obituary of Clyde J. Beck who died 20 May 2008, his brother, Donald Beck, was listed as a survivor.16
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Cincinnati Enquirer published in Cincinnati, Ohio, 12 May 2009.6
     In the obituary of Ronald Lee Buck Sr. who died 17 November 2014, his father, Donald Beck, was listed or implied as predeceased.17
     Research notes:
Who was the husband of his devoted daughter-in-law Joanne?4

     In the obituary of Audrey Callaway Beck, who died 6 September 2016, her husband, Donald Charles Beck, was listed as predeceased.18
     In the obituary of Thelma Faye Rupp who died 14 January 2017, her father, Donald Beck, was listed or implied as predeceased.19

Family

Audrey Fay Callaway b. 2 Oct 1926, d. 6 Sep 2016
Marriage*Donald married Audrey Fay Callaway on 15 September 1945.11,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Donald Charles Beck
    Grave marker transcription:
    BECK
    Donald Charles     April 21, 1927 - May 10, 2009
    Married Sept 15, 1945
    Audrey Fay     Oct. 2, 1926.
  3. [S4304] Charles Beck household, Apr 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  4. [S4306] Donald Charles Beck Obituary, Brater-Winter Funeral Home, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 10, 2009 viewed at http://www.braterfuneralhome.com/, Obituary: Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Brater-Winter Funeral Home.
  5. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Beck, Donald Charles.
  6. [S7837] Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 12, 2009, Page 14, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Myrtle Sykes Beck.
  8. [S4303] Charles A Beck household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22, Ancestry.com Roll: 582; Image: 897.0; FHL microfilm: 2340317.
  9. [S3870] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 (Publisher: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), Ancestry.com, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; "Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs."; cited as "BIRLS Death File., Name: Donald Beck
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     21 Apr 1927
    Death Date:     10 May 2009
    Branch 1:     ARMY
    Enlistment Date 1:     6 Mar 1946
    Release Date 1:     7 Sep 1947.
  10. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Gibson Cemetery: Audrey Fay Beck née Callaway
    Grave marker transcription:
    BECK
    Donald Charles     Apr 21, 1927 - May 10, 2009
    Married Sept 15, 1945
    AUdrey Fay     Oct 2, 1926.
  11. [S13705] Death Leaves Four Children Motherless, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 27 Nov 1930, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Myrtle Beck nee Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  12. [S13919] Deaths: David Beck, The Journal-Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 11 Jun 1985, Page 4, columns 4 & 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary for David L Beck. Hereinafter cited as Journal-Press.
  13. [S7840] Death Notices: Eifert, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug 2, 1995, Page 56, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Frances L Eifert née Huddleston. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  14. [S10557] Death Notices: Benjamin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 01 Jun 2004, Page 16, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Page containing obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin née Beck (Use CTRL F to search the page). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  15. [S4305] Clyde Beck Obituary, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 May 2008, Page: 18, column: 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clyde J Beck; and Obituary: Clyde J Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  16. [S13915] Obituaries: Ronald Beck Sr., The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 20 Nov 2014, Page A4, columns 5 & 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Ronald Lee Beck Sr., part 1 and Obituary: Ronald Lee Beck, Sr., part 2. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  17. [S13922] AUdrey Beck Obituary, unknown newspaper title, unknown location, 8 Sep 2016 viewed at www.legacy.com, Obituary; Audrey Fay Beck née Callaway.
  18. [S13916] Thelma Faye Rupp, Brater-Winter Funeral Home, Harrison, Ohio, about 15 Jan 2017 viewed at http://www.braterfuneralhome.com/, Obituary: Thelma Faye Rupp née Beck. Hereinafter cited as Brater-Winter Funeral Home.
  19. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, Beck, David L.

Ella Jean Beck1,2,3,4

F, #29399, b. 5 May 1925, d. 30 May 2004
Father*Charles Allen Beck5,6,7,2,4 b. 5 Nov 1894, d. 6 Jun 1976
Mother*Myrtle Ivy Sykes5,6,7,4 b. 2 May 1897, d. 20 Nov 1930
Step-motherAgnes Marie Risse2 b. 2 Aug 1898, d. 12 Dec 1990
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Jul 2022
     She was born on 5 May 1925 at Indiana, USA.1,7,2 Ella married James Fred Benjamin.8,1,3
     Ella Jean Benjamin died on 30 May 2004 at Friendship, Brown Township, Ripley County, Indiana, USA, at age 79.1,3,4
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
Survivor(s): Clyde Beck and Donald Beck. Predeceased: James Fred Benjamin.9

     Ella Jean Benjamin was buried on 3 June 2004 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.1,3,4
     Ella J appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, Charles and Myrtle I Beck.7
     In the obituary of Myrtle Beck who died 20 November 1930, her daughter, Ella Jean Beck was listed as a survivor.10
     Ella Jean appeared on the 1940 Federal Census Logan Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana in the household of her parents, Charles and Agnes Beck.2
     In the obituary of Charles Allen Beck who died 6 June 1976, her daughter, Ella Jean Benjamin, was listed as a survivor.5
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Versailles Republican published in Versailles, Indiana, circa 31 May 2004.3
     In the obituary of Clyde J. Beck who died 20 May 2008, his sister, Ella Jean Benjamin, was listed as predeceased.11
     In the obituary of Donald Charles Beck who died 10 May 2009, his sister, Ella Jean Benjamin, was listed as a survivor.12

Family

James Fred Benjamin b. 7 Apr 1921, d. 16 Apr 1993
Marriage*Ella married James Fred Benjamin.8,1,3 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Ella Jean Beck Benjamin
    Grave marker transcription:
    BENJAMIN
    J. Fred Apr. 7, 1911 - Apr. 16, 1993
    Ella Jean May 5, 1925 - May 30, 2004.
  2. [S4304] Charles Beck household, Apr 3, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15-22, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  3. [S4309] Ella Jean Benjamin, Ripley Publishing Company, Versailles, Indiana, 03 June 2004 viewed at ripleynews.com, Page containing obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin née Beck (Use CTRL F to search the page). Hereinafter cited as Ripley Publishing Company.
  4. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Benjamin, Ella Jean (Beck).
  5. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Myrtle Sykes Beck.
  6. [S4303] Charles A Beck household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Logan, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 22, Ancestry.com Roll: 582; Image: 897.0; FHL microfilm: 2340317.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: James Fred Benjamin
    Grave marker transcription:
    BENJAMIN
    J. Fred Apr. 7, 1921 - Apr. 16, 1993
    Ella Jean May 5, 1925 - May 30, 2004.
  8. [S10557] Death Notices: Benjamin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 01 Jun 2004, Page 16, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Page containing obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin née Beck (Use CTRL F to search the page). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  9. [S13705] Death Leaves Four Children Motherless, The Dearborn County Register, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 27 Nov 1930, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Myrtle Beck nee Sykes. Hereinafter cited as Dearborn County Register.
  10. [S4305] Clyde Beck Obituary, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 May 2008, Page: 18, column: 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clyde J Beck; and Obituary: Clyde J Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  11. [S7837] Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 12, 2009, Page 14, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.

James Fred Benjamin1,2,3,4

M, #29400, b. 7 April 1921, d. 16 April 1993
Last Edited21 Jul 2020
     He was born on 7 April 1921.2,4 James married Ella Jean Beck.2,5,3
     James Fred Benjamin died on 16 April 1993 at Batesville, Ripley County, Indiana, USA, at age 72.2
     James Fred Benjamin was buried on 19 April 1993 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.2,4
     He was commonly known as Fred.6
     In the obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin who died 30 May 2004, her husband, James Fred Benjamin, was listed as predeceased.7
     In the obituary of Donald Charles Beck who died 10 May 2009, his brother-in-law, Fred Benjamin, was listed as predeceased.8

Family

Ella Jean Beck b. 5 May 1925, d. 30 May 2004
Marriage*James married Ella Jean Beck.2,5,3 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: James Fred Benjamin
    Grave marker transcription:
    BENJAMIN
    J. Fred Apr. 7, 1921 - Apr. 16, 1993
    Ella Jean May 5, 1925 - May 30, 2004.
  2. [S4309] Ella Jean Benjamin, Ripley Publishing Company, Versailles, Indiana, 03 June 2004 viewed at ripleynews.com, Page containing obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin née Beck (Use CTRL F to search the page). Hereinafter cited as Ripley Publishing Company.
  3. [S4360] Lois Harper, Spreadsheet, July 2013, unknown location. Benjamin, J(ames) Fred.
  4. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Ella Jean Beck Benjamin
    Grave marker transcription:
    BENJAMIN
    J. Fred Apr. 7, 1911 - Apr. 16, 1993
    Ella Jean May 5, 1925 - May 30, 2004.
  5. [S3467] U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current (Publisher: Ancestry.com), Ancestry.com, U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; "This database is a compilation of data extracted from obituaries published in U.S. newspapers, collected from various online sources. Links to the source obituary may be found in the source details"; cited as "U.S., Obituary Collection., Name of Deceased:     Donald Beck
    Gender:     M (Male)
    Death Date:     10 May 2009
    Obituary Date:     12 May 2009
    Newspaper Title:     Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Location:     Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  6. [S10557] Death Notices: Benjamin, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 01 Jun 2004, Page 16, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Page containing obituary of Ella Jean Benjamin née Beck (Use CTRL F to search the page). Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.
  7. [S7837] Beck, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 12, 2009, Page 14, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Donald Charles Beck. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.