Emma Forrester1,2,3

F, #34145, b. 19 May 1902, d. 13 October 1970
Foster Father*John L. Sykes4,2 b. 9 Jun 1870, d. 26 May 1943
Foster Mother*Clara Nowlin4,2 b. 24 Oct 1875, d. 2 Jul 1938
FatherMichael Forester5
MotherNora Frost5
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited26 Aug 2016
     She was born on 19 May 1902 at Indiana, USA.4,6,3 Emma married Robert Weaver circa 1925.1,7,3
     She died on 13 October 1970 at age 68.6      Emma Forrester was buried at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.6

Census Data

     Emma Forester appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Greendale, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of John L. and Clara Sykes, their foster daughter, although no relationship is given on the census sheet.4

Emma Weaver appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Greendale, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of John L. and Clara Sykes.1
     Robert and Emma Weaver appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 26 April 1940, described as a press operator in a saw factory and she was listed as a line worker in a distilling.3
     In the obituary of Clara Sykes who died 2 July 1938, Clara's foster daughter, Emma Forrester was listed as a survivor.2 She was the informant on the death registration of her sister, Opal F. Grubbs, who died on 23 September 1966.7
     In the obituary of Robert E Weaver who died 22 October 2010, Robert's mother, Emma Forrester was listed as predeceased.8

Family

Robert Weaver b. 2 Aug 1905, d. 23 Feb 1952
Marriage*Emma married Robert Weaver circa 1925.1,7,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1458] John L Sykes household, 2-3 April 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ridge Avenue, Greendale, Lawrenceburg (township), Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 582; Image: 768.0.
  2. [S6397] Mrs. John Sykes, Who Has Long Been an Invalid, Fell Asleep Saturday at Her Home In Greendale, Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 08 Jul 1938 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  3. [S6412] Robert Weaver household, April 26, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg (township), Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 62A; Enumeration District: 15-17, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  4. [S1457] John L Sykes household, 08 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ridge Ave, Greendale, Lawrenceburg (township), Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 43, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_428; Image: 836.
  5. [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., Opal F Grubbs.
  6. [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., Emma A Weaver
    Grave marker transcription:
    Emma A Weaver     May 19, 1902 - Oct 13, 1970.
  7. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Name: Opal F Grubbs
    Informant:      Emma Weaver, sister.
  8. [S6425] Obituaries - Robert E Weaver, Fitch-Denny Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, IN, about Oct 23, 2010 viewed at Fitch Denny Funeral Home - Lawrenceburg. Hereinafter cited as Fitch-Denny Funeral Home.

Nora Boatman1

F, #34146, b. circa 1880
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
     She was born circa 1880 at Indiana, USA.1

Census Data

     Nora Boatman appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Jefferson Twp., Newton County, Indiana, in the household of John L. and Clara Sykes, listed as a house servant.2

Nora Boatman appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of Ada L Nowlin.1

Citations

  1. [S4315] Ada L Nowlin household, Jan 9, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 43;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 840.
  2. [S6400] John L Sykes household, 29 Apr 1910 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Jefferson, Newton, Indiana; Enumeration District: 0132; Page: 6b; Family: 109, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_344; FHL microfilm: 1374357.

Michael Forester1

M, #34147
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
     Michael married Nora Frost.1

Family

Nora Frost
Child

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., Opal F Grubbs.
  2. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Name: Opal F Grubbs
    Informant:      Emma Weaver, sister.

Nora Frost1

F, #34148
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
     Nora married Michael Forester.1

Family

Michael Forester
Child

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., Opal F Grubbs.
  2. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Name: Opal F Grubbs
    Informant:      Emma Weaver, sister.

Opal Forester1,2

F, #34149, b. 18 March 1903, d. 23 September 1966
Father*Michael Forester2
Mother*Nora Frost2
Last Edited24 Jul 2021
     She was born on 18 March 1903 at Brooklyn, Clay Twp., Morgan County, Indiana, USA.1,3 Opal married Orville Keith Grubbs circa 1923.4,2,5,6
     She died on 23 September 1966 at Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 63.1,2 The informant on her death registration was her sister, Emma Weaver.2      Opal F. Grubbs was buried on 27 September 1966 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.1,2

Census Data

     Opal Forester appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of Ada L Nowlin.7
     Orville and Opal Grubbs appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Millville, Ross Twp., Clinton County, Ohio, enumerated 3 May 1930, described as a laborer in the lumber industry. They were both 20 when they married..6
     Orville and Opal Grubbs appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 23 April 1940, described as a farmer. Their daughter, Vera Mae, was listed as living with them. As well as his nephew, Robert E Weaver.8

Family

Orville Keith Grubbs b. 12 Nov 1902, d. 5 Aug 1952
Marriage*Opal married Orville Keith Grubbs circa 1923.4,2,5,6 
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., Opal F Grubbs
    Grave marker transcription:
    Grubbs
    Orville K     1902 - 1952
    Opal F     1903 - 1966.
  2. [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: Opal F Grubbs
    Informant:      Emma Weaver, sister.
  3. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Opal F Grubbs.
  4. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Orville Keith Grubbs
    Grave marker transcription:
    Grubbs
    Orville K     1902 - 1952
    Opal F     1903 - 1966.
  5. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Grubbs - stillborn unnamed male. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  6. [S6420] Orville Grubbs household, May 3, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Millville, Ross (township), Butler, Ohio; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0048; Family 59, Ancestry.com Roll: 1753.
  7. [S4315] Ada L Nowlin household, Jan 9, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 43;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_428; Image: 840.
  8. [S6426] Orville Grubbs household, Apr 23, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 15-24; Family: 118, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  9. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Grubbs - stillborn unnamed male.
  10. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Name: Vera Mae Mason
    Father:     Orville Grubbs
    Mother:     Opal Grubbs
    Spouse:     Augustus D Mason, the informant.

Robert Weaver1,2

M, #34150, b. 2 August 1905, d. 23 February 1952
Last Edited26 Aug 2016
     He was born on 2 August 1905 at Indiana, USA.2,3 Robert married Emma Forrester circa 1925.4,1,2
     He died on 23 February 1952 at Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 46.3      Robert Weaver was buried at Greendale Cemetery, Greendale, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.3

Census Data

     Robert and Emma Weaver appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 26 April 1940, described as a press operator in a saw factory and she was listed as a line worker in a distilling.2
     In the obituary of Robert E Weaver who died 22 October 2010, Robert's father, Robert Weaver was listed as predeceased.5

Family

Emma Forrester b. 19 May 1902, d. 13 Oct 1970
Child

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: Opal F Grubbs
    Informant:      Emma Weaver, sister.
  2. [S6412] Robert Weaver household, April 26, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg (township), Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 62A; Enumeration District: 15-17, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  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., Robert Weaver
    Grave marker transcription:
    Robert Weaver     Aug. 2, 1905 - Feb 23, 1952.
  4. [S1458] John L Sykes household, 2-3 April 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ridge Avenue, Greendale, Lawrenceburg (township), Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 582; Image: 768.0.
  5. [S6425] Obituaries - Robert E Weaver, Fitch-Denny Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, IN, about Oct 23, 2010 viewed at Fitch Denny Funeral Home - Lawrenceburg. Hereinafter cited as Fitch-Denny Funeral Home.

Orville Keith Grubbs1

M, #34151, b. 12 November 1902, d. 5 August 1952
Last Edited26 Nov 2017
     He was born on 12 November 1902 at Indiana, USA.1,2 Orville married Opal Forester circa 1923.1,3,4,5
     He died on 5 August 1952 at Dearborn County, Indiana, USA, at age 49.1      Orville Keith Grubbs was buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.1

Census Data

     Orville and Opal Grubbs appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Millville, Ross Twp., Clinton County, Ohio, enumerated 3 May 1930, described as a laborer in the lumber industry. They were both 20 when they married..5
     Orville and Opal Grubbs appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, enumerated 23 April 1940, described as a farmer. Their daughter, Vera Mae, was listed as living with them. As well as his nephew, Robert E Weaver.6

Family

Opal Forester b. 18 Mar 1903, d. 23 Sep 1966
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., Orville Keith Grubbs
    Grave marker transcription:
    Grubbs
    Orville K     1902 - 1952
    Opal F     1903 - 1966.
  2. [S6419] Arville Grubbs household, Apr 23, 1940 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, George Town Ridge, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 15-24; Family 118, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  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., Name: Opal F Grubbs
    Informant:      Emma Weaver, sister.
  4. [S6378] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, online Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Grubbs - stillborn unnamed male. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  5. [S6420] Orville Grubbs household, May 3, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Millville, Ross (township), Butler, Ohio; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0048; Family 59, Ancestry.com Roll: 1753.
  6. [S6426] Orville Grubbs household, Apr 23, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 15-24; Family: 118, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.
  7. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Grubbs - stillborn unnamed male.
  8. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Name: Vera Mae Mason
    Father:     Orville Grubbs
    Mother:     Opal Grubbs
    Spouse:     Augustus D Mason, the informant.

Mary I. Nowlin1

F, #34154
Father*Jonathan Blasdel Nowlin1 b. 2 Apr 1841, d. 17 Dec 1931
Mother*Jane Elizabeth Sykes1 b. 29 Oct 1844, d. 16 Dec 1896
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited29 Aug 2020
     In the obituary of Jane E Nowlin who died 17 December 1896, her daughter, Mary I. Nowlin was listed as a survivor.1

Citations

  1. [S4897] Obituary (Jane E Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 14 Jan 1897 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.

James Sykes1,2

M, #34155, b. 22 July 1831, d. 22 September 1909
Father*John Sykes2,3 b. 1809, d. c 1849
Mother*Elizabeth Langdale2,3 b. c Nov 1809, d. 21 Jan 1877
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited3 Sep 2022
     He was born on 22 July 1831 at Ohio, USA.4,1,5,3,6 Alternatively, he may have been born circa 1841 at Indiana, USA, since he was age 29 in the 1870 census.7 James married Emerine Goodrich on 28 April 1855 at Indiana, USA.4,1,7,8,9,10,6
     He died on 22 September 1909 at Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA, at age 78. He was a tinsmith.5,3 The informant on his death registration was his son, T. N. Sykes.3      James Sykes was buried on 28 September 1909 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA.11,3
     James and Emarine Sykes appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, enumerated 12 June 1860, described as a tinner. Their daughter, Catharine E., was listed as living with them.1 Pvt. James Sikes registered for the draft in June 1863 at Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA, at the age of 31.12
     James and Eveline Sikes appeared on the 1870 U.S. Federal Census of Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, enumerated 1 July 1870 Their children: Ella, William, Henry and Nathan, were listed as living with them.7
     James and Emeline Sykes appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of an unknown place , enumerated 12 June 1880, described as a tinner. Their children: Ella, William A., James H. and Thomas N., were listed as living with them.4 James Sykes witnessed the death ofWilliam Sykes on 12 July 1894; As well as his unnamed and estranged wife and three children.13
     In the obituary of Jane E Nowlin who died 17 December 1896, her brother, James Sykes of Shelbyville, Indiana, was listed as a survivor.2
     James and Emerine Goodrich appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, enumerated 12 June 1900, described as a Tinner.6
     September 2022 Research notes:
Isthis the James Sykes that enlisted 27 Feb 1864?14

Family

Emerine Goodrich b. Sep 1833, d. 1906
Marriage*James married Emerine Goodrich on 28 April 1855 at Indiana, USA.4,1,7,8,9,10,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2192] James Sykes household, 12 Jun 1860 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Franklin, Johnson, Indiana; Page: 688; Family: 171, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: M653_271.
  2. [S4897] Obituary (Jane E Sykes), Lawrenceburg Press, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 14 Jan 1897 viewed at Lawrenceburg Public Library. Hereinafter cited as Lawrenceburg Press.
  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., James Sykes, Death Date: 22 Sep 1909, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 78, Birth Date: 22 Jun or Jul 1831, Ohio, Father: John Syles, Mother: Elizabeth Syles; NOTE: his birth month appeaars to read Juy.
  4. [S2191] James Sykes household, 12 Jun 1880 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 296D; Enumeration District: 209; Family: 361, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [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., William Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    (3 footstones)
    William     1861 - 1894
    James     1831 - 1906
    Emerine     1833 - 1906.
  6. [S13205] James Sykes household, 12 June 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Addison, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0105; Family: 248, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S2216] James Sikes household, 1 Jul 1870 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Addison, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 316A; Family: 50, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: M593_357.
  8. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Emerine Sykes née Goodrich
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    (3 footstones)
    William     1861 - 1894
    James     1831 - 1906
    Emerine     1833 - 1906.
  9. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Ella Liggett, Death Date: 09 Jul 1932, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 73, Birth Date: 19 Feb 1859, Iowa, Father: James Sykes, Mother: Emenne Sykes, Spouse: George Liggett.
  10. [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.
  11. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: James Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    (3 footstones)
    William     1861 - 1894
    James     1831 - 1906
    Emerine     1833 - 1906.
  12. [S4215] U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, online U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, James Sikes, Marital Status: Married, Age on 1 July 1863: 31, Birth Year: abt 1832, Place of Birth: Indiana, Congressional District: 6th, Residence: Addison, Shelby, Indiana. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records.
  13. [S2205] Took a Spoonful of Arsenic, The Indianapolis Journal, Indianapolis, Indiana, 13 Jul 1894, Page 5, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Death of William Sykes (Aged 35). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Journal.
  14. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207), Is this Civil War enlistment for this man?
  15. [S7087] "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001", online Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001: George A Liggett & Ella C Sykes; Marriage: 13 Mar 1884, Shelbyville, Indiana, United States. see document.
  16. [S7087] "Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001", online Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001: William A Sykes & Francis E Stewart; Marriage: 18 Jan 1884, Shelbyville, Illinois, United States. See marriage license/certificate NOTE: Parents names are not included in the above certificate, os may be derived from a linked FamilySearch tree.
  17. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Thomas N Sykes, Death Date: 29 Aug 1920, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 53, Birth Date: 04 Jan 1867, Ind, Father: James Sykes, Mother: Emerine Sykes, Spouse: Agnes Sykes.

Hazel Gaffield1,2,3

F, #34156, b. 5 November 1894, d. 5 January 1944
Last Edited26 Aug 2016
     She was born on 5 November 1894 at Sheldon, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA.1,2,3 Hazel married Harry Sykes, son of William D Myers and Isabelle Sykes, circa 1918, since he was 30 and she was 24 when they married according to the 1930 census.4,1,2,3
     She died on 5 January 1944 at Kankakee County, Illinois, USA, at age 49.4,1

Census Data

     Harry and Hazel Sykes appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Sheldon Twp., Iroquois County, Illinois, enumerated 26 January 1920, described as a car inspector in the railroad industry.2
     Hary and Hazel Sykes appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Watseka, Middleport Twp., Iroquois County, Illinois, enumerated 12 April 1930, described as a general painter. Their son, Charles, was listed as living with them. Charles was adopted. Hazel was a veteran of WWI.3
     Her name was also recorded as Hazel Viola Gaffield.1

Family

Harry Sykes b. 7 May 1887
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., Hazel Viola Gaffield Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Hazel Gaffield Sykes      1894 - 1944.
  2. [S6409] Harry Sykes household, Jan 26, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Sheldon, Iroquois, Illinois; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 97, Ancestry.com Roll:T625_373; Image: 175.
  3. [S6410] Hary Sykes household, Apr 12, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 1,Watseka, Middleport, Iroquois, Illinois; Page: 18A; Family: 459; Enumeration District: 0033, Ancestry.com Roll:520; Image: 51.0.
  4. [S3254] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Hazel Sykes.

Charles Russell Sykes1

M, #34157, b. 6 October 1925, d. 16 February 1998
Adoptive father*Harry Sykes1,2 b. 7 May 1887
Adoptive mother*Hazel Gaffield2 b. 5 Nov 1894, d. 5 Jan 1944
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited28 May 2018
     He was born on 6 October 1925 at Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA.1,2
     He died on 16 February 1998 at age 72.1

Census Data

     Charles appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Watseka, Middleport Twp., Iroquois County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Hary Sykes and Hazel Sykes.2
     His name was also recorded as Charles Russell, adopted son of Harry and Hazel Sykes according to the 1930 census.2

Citations

  1. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Charles Russell Sykes. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  2. [S6410] Hary Sykes household, Apr 12, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 1,Watseka, Middleport, Iroquois, Illinois; Page: 18A; Family: 459; Enumeration District: 0033, Ancestry.com Roll:520; Image: 51.0.

Robert E Weaver1

M, #34158, b. 25 October 1925, d. 22 October 2010
Father*Robert Weaver1 b. 2 Aug 1905, d. 23 Feb 1952
Mother*Emma Forrester1 b. 19 May 1902, d. 13 Oct 1970
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Jul 2022
     He was born on 25 October 1925 at Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana, USA.2 Alternatively, he may have been born circa January 1926 at Indiana, USA, in the 1930 census he was y ears and 3 months of age.1 Robert married Jacqueline J (?) on 9 April 1949.3,2
     He died on 22 October 2010 at Indiana, USA, at age 84.2,4
     The following selected information is from his obituary. Predeceased: Robert Weaver, Emma Forrester and Jacqueline J Weaver.2      Robert E Weaver was buried on 26 October 2010 at Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, USA.2,4

Census Data

     Robert E Weaver appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Greendale, Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of John L. and Clara Sykes.1

Robert E Weaver appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Miller Twp., Dearborn County, Indiana, in the household of Orville and Opal Grubbs, listed as their nephew.5

Family

Jacqueline J (?) b. 5 Mar 1928, d. 5 Dec 2006
Marriage*Robert married Jacqueline J (?) on 9 April 1949.3,2 

Citations

  1. [S1458] John L Sykes household, 2-3 April 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ridge Avenue, Greendale, Lawrenceburg (township), Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 582; Image: 768.0.
  2. [S6425] Obituaries - Robert E Weaver, Fitch-Denny Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, IN, about Oct 23, 2010 viewed at Fitch Denny Funeral Home - Lawrenceburg. Hereinafter cited as Fitch-Denny Funeral Home.
  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., Jacqueline Weaver
    Grave marker transcription:
    Weaver
    Robert E      Oct 9, 1925 - Oct 22, 2010
    Jacqueline J      Mar 5, 1928 - Dec 5, 2006.
  4. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Robert E Weaver.
  5. [S6426] Orville Grubbs household, Apr 23, 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Miller, Dearborn, Indiana; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 15-24; Family: 118, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_1035.