Agnes Murdock1,2,3,4,5

F, #46561, b. 11 May 1861, d. 26 December 1936
Father*McGavin Murdock6
Mother*Mary Rebstock6
Last Edited8 Oct 2022
     She was born on 11 May 1861 at Indiana, USA.1,2,4,5,6 Agnes married Thomas Nathan Sykes on 26 February 1894 at Shelby County, Indiana, USA.1,7,3,5
     She died on 26 December 1936 at Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA, at age 75 according to Indiana 41635Death Registration.2,6 The informant on her death registration was her husband, Thomas Sykes.6
     Agnes Sykes was buried on 28 December 1936 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA.6
     Thomas and Agnes Sykes appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, enumerated 9 June 1900, described as a silversmith. Their children: William H. and James M., were listed as living with them.5
     Thomas M. and Agnes Sykes appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, at Ward 2, enumerated 24 April 1910, described as "jewelry" in a jewelry store. Their children: William H. and James M., were listed as living with them.7
     Thomas Nathan and Agnes Sykes appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, at Ward 2, enumerated circa 6 January 1920, described as a jeweller in a store. Their children: McGavin and Thomas H., were listed as living with them.1
     In the obituary of Thomas Nathan Sykes who died 29 August 1920 Agnes Murdock Sykes, was listed as a survivor.8 She was the informant on the death registration of her husband, Thomas N. Sykes, who died on 29 August 1920.9
     Agnes Sykes appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, enumerated 8 April 1930, described as married, rather than a widow, with no stated occupation.4 In the death registration of William H. Sykes, who died on 15 July 1979, Agnus Murdoch (sic) was identified as his mother.10 In the death registration of James McGavin Sykes, who died on 5 June 1990, Agnes was identified as his mother.11

Family

Thomas Nathan Sykes b. 4 Jan 1867, d. 29 Aug 1920
Marriage*Agnes married Thomas Nathan Sykes on 26 February 1894 at Shelby County, Indiana, USA.1,7,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2217] Thomas M (sic) Sykes household, about 6 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 5B; Family: 124; Enumeration District: 105, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_465.
  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., Agnes Sykes née Murdoch
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    Agnes Sykes     1861 - 1936.
  3. [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.
  4. [S12931] Agnes Sykes household, 08 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 5A; Enumberation District: 0002; Family: 145, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S13072] Thomas Sykes household, 06 June 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Addison, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0103; Family: 164, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [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., Agnes Sykes, Death Date: 26 Dec 1936, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 75, Birth Date: 11 May 1861, Indiana, Father: Mc Gavin Murdoch, Mother: Mary Rebstock.
  7. [S2218] Thomas M Sykes household, about 24 Apr 1910 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0130; Family: 222, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_382; FHL microfilm: 1374395.
  8. [S2219] Deaths in Indiana: Shelbyville, The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 31 Aug 1920, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Nathan Sykes (Aged 53). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.
  9. [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.
  10. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: William H. Sykes, Death Date: 15 Jul 1979, Morristown, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 83, Birth Date: 15 May 1896, Indiana, Father: Thomas N. Sykes, Mother: Agnus Sykes.
  11. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: James M Sykes, Death Date: 05 Jun 1990, Centerville, Wayne, Indiana, USA, Age: 91, Birth Date: 27 Jun 1898, Shelbyville, Indiana, Father: Thomas N Sykes, Mother: Agnes Sykes.
  12. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: William Henry Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    (footstone) William H. Sykes     1896 - 1979.
  13. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: James McGavin Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    James M.     1898 - 1990
    Orena R.     1900 - 1971.
  14. [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., Thomas H Sykes; Death: 26 Sep 1996, Hospital: Other/Nursing Home, Montgomery, Hamilton, USA; Birth Date: 16 Jun 1902, Indiana, USA.

William Henry Sykes1

M, #46562, b. 15 May 1896, d. 15 July 1979
Father*Thomas Nathan Sykes2,1,3,5 b. 4 Jan 1867, d. 29 Aug 1920
Mother*Agnes Murdock2,1,3,4,5 b. 11 May 1861, d. 26 Dec 1936
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited30 Jul 2022
     He was born on 15 May 1896 at Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA.2,1,3,5 Alternatively, he may have been born circa 1892 at Indiana, USA, since he was age 38 in the 1930 census.4
     He died on 15 July 1979, in the Morristown Nursing Home, at Morristown, Shelby County, Indiana, USA, at age 83. He was a barber and had never married.1,3 The informant on his death registration was his brother, James M. Sykes. His parents were identified as Thomas N. Sykes and Agnus Murdoch (sic).3
     William Henry Sykes was buried on 18 July 1979 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA.1,3
     William H. appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Thomas Sykes and Agnes Sykes.5

William H. appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Thomas M. Sykes and Agnes Sykes.2
     In the obituary of Thomas Nathan Sykes who died 29 August 1920, his son, William Sykes was listed as a survivor.6 He appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, in the household of Agnes Sykes.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., William Henry Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    (footstone) William H. Sykes     1896 - 1979.
  2. [S2218] Thomas M Sykes household, about 24 Apr 1910 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0130; Family: 222, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_382; FHL microfilm: 1374395.
  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., William H. Sykes, Death Date: 15 Jul 1979, Morristown, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 83, Birth Date: 15 May 1896, Indiana, Father: Thomas N. Sykes, Mother: Agnus Sykes.
  4. [S12931] Agnes Sykes household, 08 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 5A; Enumberation District: 0002; Family: 145, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S13072] Thomas Sykes household, 06 June 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Addison, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0103; Family: 164, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S2219] Deaths in Indiana: Shelbyville, The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 31 Aug 1920, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Nathan Sykes (Aged 53). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.

James McGavin Sykes1

M, #46563, b. 27 June 1898, d. 5 June 1990
Father*Thomas Nathan Sykes2,3,1,4,5 b. 4 Jan 1867, d. 29 Aug 1920
Mother*Agnes Murdock2,3,1,4,5 b. 11 May 1861, d. 26 Dec 1936
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited17 May 2023
     He was born on 27 June 1898 at Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA.2,3,1,4,5,6,7,8 James married Orena A. Roth, at the home of her parents, in March 1924 at Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA.9,6,7,8
     He died on 5 June 1990 at Pinehurst Nursing Home, Centerville, Wayne County, Indiana, USA, at age 91. He was widowed and had been an optometrist.1,4
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary.
Survivor(s): Thomas H. Sykes. Predeceased by his wife, Orena A. Sykes.10
The informant on his death registration was Bob Blue, a trust officer of Star Bank in Richmond, Indiana. His parents were identified as Thomas N. Sykes and Agnes.4
     James McGavin Sykes was buried on 8 June 1990 at Earlham Cemetery, Centerville, Wayne County, Indiana, USA.1,4,10
     James M. appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Thomas Sykes and Agnes Sykes.5

James M. appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Thomas M. Sykes and Agnes Sykes.3

McGavin appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Thomas Nathan Sykes and Agnes Sykes, and he was listed as a clerk in a jewelry store.2
     In the obituary of Thomas Nathan Sykes who died 29 August 1920, his son, Thomas (sic) McGavin Sykes was listed as a survivor.11
     James M. and Irena N. Sykes appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, enumerated 3 April 1930, described as a watchmaker in the cash register industry.8
     James and Orena Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Richmond, Wayne Twp., Wayne County, Indiana, enumerated 11 April 1940, described as an optometrist in the optical industry.7 James M. Sykes was listed as next-of-kin/contact on the draft registration of his brother, Thomas Harold Sykes.12
     James M. and Orena R. Sykes appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, enumerated 31 March 1950, described as an Optomestrist in a doctor's office.6 Dr. James M. Sykes was the informant on the death registration of his wife, Orena R. Sykes, who died on 5 February 1970.13 James M. Sykes was the informant on the death registration of his brother, William H. Sykes, who died on 15 July 1979.14
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Palladium-Item published in Richmond, Indiana, 7 June 1990.10

Family

Orena A. Roth b. 22 Apr 1900, d. 5 Feb 1970
Marriage*James married Orena A. Roth, at the home of her parents, in March 1924 at Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA.9,6,7,8 

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., James McGavin Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    SYKES
    James M.     1898 - 1990
    Orena R.     1900 - 1971.
  2. [S2217] Thomas M (sic) Sykes household, about 6 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 5B; Family: 124; Enumeration District: 105, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_465.
  3. [S2218] Thomas M Sykes household, about 24 Apr 1910 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0130; Family: 222, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_382; FHL microfilm: 1374395.
  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., James M Sykes, Death Date: 05 Jun 1990, Centerville, Wayne, Indiana, USA, Age: 91, Birth Date: 27 Jun 1898, Shelbyville, Indiana, Father: Thomas N Sykes, Mother: Agnes Sykes.
  5. [S13072] Thomas Sykes household, 06 June 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Addison, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0103; Family: 164, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S13075] James M Sykes household, 31 Mar 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana; Sheet: 1; Enumeration District: 89-30; Dwelling: 5, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S13077] James Sykes household, 11 APr 1940 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Richmond, Wayne, Wayne, Indiana; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 89-51; Family: 149, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S13078] James M Sykes household, 03 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0178; Family: 14, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  9. [S13073] Weddng Bells in Indiana, The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 16 Mar 1924, Page 34, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Marriage: Sykes - Roth. Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.
  10. [S13074] Obituaries: Dr. James M. Sykes, Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana, 07 Jun 1990, Page 4, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Dr. James M. Sykes (Aged 91), part 1 and Part 2d. Hereinafter cited as Palladium-Item.
  11. [S2219] Deaths in Indiana: Shelbyville, The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 31 Aug 1920, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Nathan Sykes (Aged 53). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.
  12. [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., Thomas Harold Sykes; Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942, Indiana, USA, Birth Date: 16 May 1902, Shelbyville, Indiana, Height: 5 8, Weight: 121, Eye Color: Brown, Hair Color: Black, Complexion: Ruddy, Employer: None, Next of Kin: James M Sykes.
  13. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: Orena R Sykes, Death Date: 05 Feb 1970, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, USA, Age: 69, Birth Date: 22 Apr 1900, Ohio, Father: Charles Roth, Mother: Mildred Roth, Spouse: Dr. James M Sykes.
  14. [S6399] "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011", online Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011: William H. Sykes, Death Date: 15 Jul 1979, Morristown, Shelby, Indiana, USA, Age: 83, Birth Date: 15 May 1896, Indiana, Father: Thomas N. Sykes, Mother: Agnus Sykes.

Thomas Harold Sykes1

M, #46564, b. 16 May 1902, d. 26 September 1996
Father*Thomas Nathan Sykes2,3,4 b. 4 Jan 1867, d. 29 Aug 1920
Mother*Agnes Murdock2,3,4,5 b. 11 May 1861, d. 26 Dec 1936
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited17 May 2023
     He was born on 16 May 1902 at Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA, according to cemetery records.1,5,6 Alternatively, he may have been born on 16 June 1902 at Indiana, USA, according to the Ohio death index2,3,4; or, circa 1901 at Indiana, USA, since he was age 49 in the 1950 census.7 Thomas married Mary Smart.6,7
     He died on 26 September 1996 at Montgomery, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, at age 94. He was listed as an optical goods worker in Miscellaneous retail stores. Note that cemetery records give Cincinnati as his death place.2,6
     Thomas Harold Sykes was buried on 28 September 1996 at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.6
     He appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, in the household of Thomas M. Sykes and Agnes Sykes.4

Thomas H. appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana in the household of his parents, Thomas Nathan Sykes and Agnes Sykes.3
     In the obituary of Thomas Nathan Sykes who died 29 August 1920, his son, Henry Sykes was listed as a survivor.8 He appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Shelbyville, Addison Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, in the household of Agnes Sykes.5
     Thomas Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Indianapolis, Center Twp., Marion County, Indiana, enumerated 8 April 1940, described as a guest in the Claypool Hotel, seeking work.9 He, of Richmond, registered for the draft on 16 February 1942 at Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA, at the age of 39. No employer was listed on this registration. He listed his next-of-kin/contact person as his brother, James M. Sykes. He was described as 5' 8" and 120 lbs, with brown eyes, black hair and a ruddy complexion.1
     Thomas and Mary Sykes appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Kentucky, enumerated 10 April 1950, described as "Optical" in the Optical industry.7
     In the obituary of Dr. James M. Sykes who died 5 June 1990, his brother, Thomas H. Sykes, of Cincinnati, was listed as a survivor.10

Family

Mary Smart b. c 1900, d. 3 Sep 1971
Marriage*Thomas married Mary Smart.6,7 

Citations

  1. [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., Thomas Harold Sykes; Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942, Indiana, USA, Birth Date: 16 May 1902, Shelbyville, Indiana, Height: 5 8, Weight: 121, Eye Color: Brown, Hair Color: Black, Complexion: Ruddy, Employer: None, Next of Kin: James M Sykes.
  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., Thomas H Sykes; Death: 26 Sep 1996, Hospital: Other/Nursing Home, Montgomery, Hamilton, USA; Birth Date: 16 Jun 1902, Indiana, USA.
  3. [S2217] Thomas M (sic) Sykes household, about 6 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 5B; Family: 124; Enumeration District: 105, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_465.
  4. [S2218] Thomas M Sykes household, about 24 Apr 1910 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0130; Family: 222, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_382; FHL microfilm: 1374395.
  5. [S12931] Agnes Sykes household, 08 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana; Page: 5A; Enumberation District: 0002; Family: 145, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S13037] Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., Spring Grove Cemetery Index, 1845-2012 (Publisher: Spring Grove Cemetery), Ancestry.com, Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., Spring Grove Cemetery Index, 1845-2012; "Text abstract of burial information, no image. This index contains more details that the current (2022) Locate Loved One feature of the Springdale Cemetery web site"; cited as "Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., Spring Grove Cemetery Index., Thomas H Sykes, Death Date: 26 Sep 1996, Death Place: Cincinnati, OH, Birth Date: 16 May 1902, Birth Place: Indiana, Burial Date: 28 Sep 1996, Burial Place: Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA, Cemetery: Spring Grove Cemetery, Father Name: Thomas N Sykes, Mother Name: Agnes Murdoch, Mary Smart, Notes: burial.
  7. [S13038] Thomas Sykes household, 10 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky; Sheet: 18; Enumeration District: 19-74B; Dwelling: 189, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S2219] Deaths in Indiana: Shelbyville, The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 31 Aug 1920, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Nathan Sykes (Aged 53). Hereinafter cited as Indianapolis Star.
  9. [S13071] Guest in Claypool Hotel Thomas Sykes, 08 APr 1940 U.S. Federal census, Washington, DC, USA, Indianapolis, Center, Marion, Indiana; Page: 88B; Enumeration District: 96-189, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. [S13074] Obituaries: Dr. James M. Sykes, Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana, 07 Jun 1990, Page 4, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Dr. James M. Sykes (Aged 91), part 1 and Part 2d. Hereinafter cited as Palladium-Item.

Mary Smart1

F, #46565, b. circa 1900, d. 3 September 1971
Last Edited17 May 2023
     She was born circa 1900 at Ohio, USA.2 Mary married Thomas Harold Sykes.1,2
     She died on 3 September 1971 at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.3
     Thomas and Mary Sykes appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Kentucky, enumerated 10 April 1950, described as "Optical" in the Optical industry.2
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Cincinnati Enquirer published in Cincinnati, Ohio, 5 September 1971.3

Family

Thomas Harold Sykes b. 16 May 1902, d. 26 Sep 1996

Citations

  1. [S13037] Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., Spring Grove Cemetery Index, 1845-2012 (Publisher: Spring Grove Cemetery), Ancestry.com, Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., Spring Grove Cemetery Index, 1845-2012; "Text abstract of burial information, no image. This index contains more details that the current (2022) Locate Loved One feature of the Springdale Cemetery web site"; cited as "Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., Spring Grove Cemetery Index., Thomas H Sykes, Death Date: 26 Sep 1996, Death Place: Cincinnati, OH, Birth Date: 16 May 1902, Birth Place: Indiana, Burial Date: 28 Sep 1996, Burial Place: Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA, Cemetery: Spring Grove Cemetery, Father Name: Thomas N Sykes, Mother Name: Agnes Murdoch, Mary Smart, Notes: burial.
  2. [S13038] Thomas Sykes household, 10 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky; Sheet: 18; Enumeration District: 19-74B; Dwelling: 189, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S13039] Journey's End: Sykes, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 05 Sep 1971, Page 18, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Mary SYKES nee Smart. Hereinafter cited as Cincinnati Enquirer.

Lillian Roberts1

F, #46566, d. 31 July 1954
Last Edited6 Oct 2022
     Lillian married James H. Sykes on 24 November 1892 at Shelby County, Indiana, USA.1,2,3
     She died on 31 July 1954, in a local hospital, at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
Survivor(s): Thomas Clinton Sykes and Almira Sykes. Predeceased by her husband, Henry Sykes.2

     In the obituary of James H. Sykes who died 25 June 1939 Lillian F. Sykes, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.3
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 31 July 1954.2

Family

James H. Sykes b. c 1864, d. 25 Jun 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S13040] Obituaries: Mrs. Lillian Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 31 Jul 1954, Page 10, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian F Sykes (Aged 87). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  3. [S13059] Lisle Funeral Home: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 26 Jun 1939, Page 12, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: James H. Sykes (Aged 75). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.

Thomas Clinton Sykes1,2,3

M, #46567, b. 14 August 1902, d. 2 November 1975
Father*James H. Sykes2 b. c 1864, d. 25 Jun 1939
Mother*Lillian Roberts2 d. 31 Jul 1954
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited25 Jul 2022
     He was born on 14 August 1902 at Sanger, Fresno County, California, USA.3,4,5 Thomas married Winifred Emaline Baird in 1924.6,7,4,5 Thomas married Mary Okle Fowler on 20 September 1957 at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.8 Thomas married Mary Delilah Latisha Rankins in 1973.9
     He died on 2 November 1975 at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA, at age 73.3,1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary.
     Thomas Clinton Sykes was buried.3
     He was commonly known as Tom.3
     In the obituary of James H. Sykes who died 25 June 1939, his son, T. C. Sykes of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.10
     Thomas C. and Winifred E. Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California, enumerated 21 April 1940, described as a ditch tender for a water company and farmer. Their children: Barbara J., Beverly and Geraldine, were listed as living with them.5 Thomas Clinton Sykes was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Lillian Roberts who died 31 July 1954, her son.2
     In the obituary of Lillian F. Sykes who died 31 July 1954, her son, Thomas Clinton Sykes, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.2
     In the obituary of Winifred E. Sykes who died 21 April 1957, her husband, Thomas C. Sykes, was listed as a survivor.11
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 4 November 1975.1
     In the obituary of Beverly Ann Sykes who died 10 February 1997, her parent(s), Thomas Sykes and Winifred Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.7

Family 1

Winifred Emaline Baird b. 2 Feb 1897, d. 21 Apr 1957
Marriage*Thomas married Winifred Emaline Baird in 1924.6,7,4,5 
Children

Family 2

Mary Okle Fowler b. 15 Mar 1901, d. 2 May 1973
Marriage*Thomas married Mary Okle Fowler on 20 September 1957 at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.8 

Family 3

Mary Delilah Latisha Rankins b. 8 Oct 1926, d. 28 Dec 2017
Marriage*Thomas married Mary Delilah Latisha Rankins in 1973.9 

Citations

  1. [S13042] Funeral Services: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 04 Nov 1975, Page 53, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Clinton SYKES. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  2. [S13040] Obituaries: Mrs. Lillian Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 31 Jul 1954, Page 10, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian F Sykes (Aged 87). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  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., Thomas Clinton “Tom” Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Thomas C. Sykes     Husband     1902 - 1975.
  4. [S13054] Thomas C Sykes household, 21 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fresno, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S13055] Thomas C Sykes household, 20 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Judicial Twp. 11, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Winifred Emaline Sykes née Baird
    Grave marker transcription:
    Winifred E. Sykes     Mama     1897 - 1957.
  7. [S13043] Obituary - Services and Announcements: Beverly Ann Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 13 Feb 1997, Page 39, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Beverly Ann BLAGG, 1926-1997 (Aged 70). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  8. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Mary Okle Carte née Fowler.
  9. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Mary Delilah Latisha Sykes née Rankins.
  10. [S13059] Lisle Funeral Home: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 26 Jun 1939, Page 12, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: James H. Sykes (Aged 75). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  11. [S13053] Obituaries: Mrs. Winifred Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 23 Apr 1957, Page 23, column 1, Obituary: Winifred E Syke nee Baird (Aged 60). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  12. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Barbara June Sykes; Birth: 09 Jun 1925, Fresno Fresn, California, Death: 08 Aug 1995; Parents: Thomas C Sykes & Winifred E Baird. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.

Almira Sykes1

F, #46569, b. circa 1900, d. 24 February 1982
Father*James H. Sykes1 b. c 1864, d. 25 Jun 1939
Mother*Lillian Roberts1 d. 31 Jul 1954
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited24 Jul 2022
     She was born circa 1900, possibly at or near Sanger, at Fresno County, California, USA.2
     She died on 24 February 1982 at Fresno County, California, USA.2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
     Almira Sykes was buried on 1 March 1982 at Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.2,3
     In the obituary of James H. Sykes who died 25 June 1939, his daughter, Almira Sykes of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.4 Almira Sykes was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Lillian Roberts who died 31 July 1954, her daughter.1
     In the obituary of Lillian F. Sykes who died 31 July 1954, her daughter, Almira Sykes, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.1
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 27 February 1982.2

Citations

  1. [S13040] Obituaries: Mrs. Lillian Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 31 Jul 1954, Page 10, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lillian F Sykes (Aged 87). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  2. [S13046] Obituaryies: Almira Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 27 Feb 1982, Page 22, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Almira Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  3. [S13047] Obituaryies: Almira Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 27 Feb 1982, Page 22, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Almira Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  4. [S13059] Lisle Funeral Home: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 26 Jun 1939, Page 12, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: James H. Sykes (Aged 75). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.

Barbara June Sykes1

F, #46571, b. 8 June 1925, d. 8 August 1995
Father*Thomas Clinton Sykes2,3,4 b. 14 Aug 1902, d. 2 Nov 1975
Mother*Winifred Emaline Baird2,1,4 b. 2 Feb 1897, d. 21 Apr 1957
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited25 Jul 2022
     She was born on 8 June 1925 at Fresno County, California, USA.5,4 Alternatively, she may have been born on 9 June 1925 at Fresno County, California, USA, according to social security records.2,6 Barbara married Jack Howard Jones on 14 November 1946 at California, USA.7,8,9
     She died on 8 August 1995 at Clovis, Fresno County, California, USA, at age 70.2,6,10
     Barbara June Sykes was buried on 11 August 1995 at Belmont Memorial Park, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.6,10
     Her name was recorded as Barbara Jane Sykes on her birth registration. This may be a typographical error.5

Barbara J. appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California in the household of her parents, Thomas C. Sykes and Winifred E. Sykes.4
     Jack H. and Barbara Jones appeared on the 1950 Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California, enumerated 24 April 1950, described as a fireman for the city of Fresno.9
     In the obituary of Jack Howard Jones who died 5 April 1953, his wife, Barbara June Jones, was listed as a survivor.11
     In the obituary of Winifred E. Sykes who died 21 April 1957, her daughter, Barbara Jones, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.12
     In the obituary of Thomas Clinton Sykes who died 2 November 1975, his daughter, Barbara Lasher, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of Almira Sykes who died 24 February 1982, her niece, Barbara Lasher, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.13
     The following announcement of the funeral of Barbara June Sykes appeared in the Fresno, California The Fresno Bee 11 August 1995 :
LASHER BARBARA JUNE
     Services for Barbara June Lasher, 70, of Clovis, will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, Fresno North Stake Cente,r 220 N. Peach Avenue, Clovis. Mrs Lasher, a data processor for Alphameric Data Processing, died Wednesday. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the church.Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.10

Family

Jack Howard Jones b. 9 Sep 1923, d. 5 Apr 1953
Marriage*Barbara married Jack Howard Jones on 14 November 1946 at California, USA.7,8,9 

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., Barbara June Lasher née Sykes.
  2. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Barbara June Sykes; Birth: 09 Jun 1925, Fresno Fresn, California, Death: 08 Aug 1995; Parents: Thomas C Sykes & Winifred E Baird. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  3. [S13042] Funeral Services: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 04 Nov 1975, Page 53, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Clinton SYKES. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  4. [S13055] Thomas C Sykes household, 20 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Judicial Twp. 11, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S6617] California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, online California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, Barbara Jane Sykes; Birth Date: 08 Jun 1925,Fresno County, Gender: Female, Mother's Maiden Name:Baird. Hereinafter cited as California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995.
  6. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Barbara June Lasher née Sykes
    Grave marker transcription:
    Granny     Barbara Jones Lasher     1925 - 1995.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Jack Howard Jones
    Grave marker transcription:
    Daddy     Jack Howard Jones     1923 - 1953.
  8. [S9000] California, County Birth, Marriage Death Records, 1849 - 1980 (Publisher: California Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, California, U.S., County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980; "Original data: California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1830-1980. California Department of Public Health, courtesy of www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com. Digital Images."; cited as "California, County Birth, Marriage Death Records., Jack H Jones & Barbara J Sykes , Marriage Date: 14 Nov 1946; , Unknown, California, USA.
  9. [S13052] Jack H Jones household, 24 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fresno, Fresno, California; Sheet: 20; Enumeration District: 763-75; Dwelling: 233, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. [S13045] Obituaries: Lssher, Barbara June (sic), The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 11 Aug 1995, Page 32, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Barbara June LASHER (Aged 70). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  11. [S13050] City Fireman Dies In Engine House After Foot Race, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 06 Apr 1953, Page 13, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Jack Howard Jones (Aged 29). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  12. [S13053] Obituaries: Mrs. Winifred Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 23 Apr 1957, Page 23, column 1, Obituary: Winifred E Syke nee Baird (Aged 60). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  13. [S13046] Obituaryies: Almira Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 27 Feb 1982, Page 22, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Almira Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.

Beverly Ann Sykes1,2

F, #46572, b. 5 July 1926, d. 10 February 1997
Father*Thomas Clinton Sykes3,4 b. 14 Aug 1902, d. 2 Nov 1975
Mother*Winifred Emaline Baird1,2,4,5 b. 2 Feb 1897, d. 21 Apr 1957
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited30 Aug 2022
     She was born on 5 July 1926 at Sanger, Fresno County, California, USA.6,1,2,4,7 Beverly married Thomas Doyle Blagg circa 1949.6,2,7
     She died on 10 February 1997 at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA, at age 70.6,5,2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
Survived by her husband, Doyle Blagg. Survivor(s): Tom Blagg. Predeceased by her parents: Thomas Sykes and Winifred Sykes.2

     Beverly Ann Blagg was buried at Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, Fresno County, California, USA.6
     Beverly appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California in the household of her parents, Thomas C. Sykes and Winifred E. Sykes.4
     Doyle and Beverly Blagg appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California, enumerated 13 April 1950, described as a Fireman for the city fire department, and she did office work for a printer.7
     In the obituary of Winifred E. Sykes who died 21 April 1957, her daughter, Beverly Blagg, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.8
     In the obituary of Thomas Clinton Sykes who died 2 November 1975, his daughter, Beverly Blagg, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of Almira Sykes who died 24 February 1982, her niece, Beverly Blagg, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.9
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 13 February 1997.2
     In the obituary of Thomas Doyle Blagg, who died 2 August 2015, his wife, Beverly Blagg, was listed as predeceased.10
     In the obituary of Thomas Eugene Blagg who died 18 November 2015, his parent(s), Doyle Blagg and Beverly Blagg were listed or implied as predeceased.11

Family

Thomas Doyle Blagg b. 15 Apr 1923, d. 2 Aug 2015
Marriage*Beverly married Thomas Doyle Blagg circa 1949.6,2,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S6617] California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, online California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, Beverly Ann Sykes; Birth Date: 05 Jul 1926,Fresno County, Gender: Female, Mother's Maiden Name:Baird. Hereinafter cited as California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995.
  2. [S13043] Obituary - Services and Announcements: Beverly Ann Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 13 Feb 1997, Page 39, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Beverly Ann BLAGG, 1926-1997 (Aged 70). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  3. [S13042] Funeral Services: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 04 Nov 1975, Page 53, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Clinton SYKES. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  4. [S13055] Thomas C Sykes household, 20 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Judicial Twp. 11, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S6599] California, Death Index, 1940-1997 (Publisher: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.), Ancestry.com, California Death Index, 1940-1997; "Based upon original date: State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics"; cited as "California Death Index., Name: Beverly Ann Blagg, Death Date: 10 Feb 1997, Fresno County, Birth Date: 05 Jul 1926, Birth Place: California, Father's Surname: Sykes, Mother's Maiden Name: Baird.
  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., Beverly Ann Blagg née Sykes Beverly Ann Blagg née SykesBLAGG
    In Loving Memory
    T. Doyle     Apr. 15, 1923
    Beverly A.     Jul. 5, 1926 - Feb. 10, 1997.
  7. [S13134] Doyle Blagg household, 13 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fresno, Fresno, California; Sheet: 9; Enumeration District: 63-110; Dwelling: 107, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S13053] Obituaries: Mrs. Winifred Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 23 Apr 1957, Page 23, column 1, Obituary: Winifred E Syke nee Baird (Aged 60). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  9. [S13046] Obituaryies: Almira Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 27 Feb 1982, Page 22, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Almira Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  10. [S13057] Services: Thomas Doyle Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 16 Aug 2015, Page B3, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary for THOMAS DOYLE BLAGG, 1923-2015. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  11. [S13058] Services/Announcements: Thomas Eugene Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 22 Nov 2015, Page B1, columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Eugene BLAGG, 1952-2015 (Aged 63). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  12. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Thomas Eugene “Tom” Blagg.

Geraldine Lorane Sykes1

F, #46573, b. 23 November 1929, d. 21 April 1957
Father*Thomas Clinton Sykes2,3 b. 14 Aug 1902, d. 2 Nov 1975
Mother*Winifred Emaline Baird1,3 b. 2 Feb 1897, d. 21 Apr 1957
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited25 Jul 2022
     She was born on 23 November 1929 at Fresno County, California, USA.1,3
     She died on 21 April 1957, at her home, at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA, at age 27.4
     Geraldine appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California in the household of her parents, Thomas C. Sykes and Winifred E. Sykes.3
     In the obituary of Winifred E. Sykes who died 21 April 1957, her daughter, Geraldine Lorane Sykes, of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of Thomas Clinton Sykes who died 2 November 1975, his daughter, Jerry Bettencourt, was listed as a survivor.2
     In the obituary of Almira Sykes who died 24 February 1982, her niece, Geraldine Bettercourt (sic), of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.5

Citations

  1. [S6617] California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, online California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, Geraldine Lorane Sykes; Birth Date: 23 Nov 1929,Fresno County, Gender: Female, Mother's Maiden Name:Baird. Hereinafter cited as California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995.
  2. [S13042] Funeral Services: Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 04 Nov 1975, Page 53, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Clinton SYKES. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  3. [S13055] Thomas C Sykes household, 20 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Judicial Twp. 11, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S13053] Obituaries: Mrs. Winifred Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 23 Apr 1957, Page 23, column 1, Obituary: Winifred E Syke nee Baird (Aged 60). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  5. [S13046] Obituaryies: Almira Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 27 Feb 1982, Page 22, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Almira Sykes (Aged 82). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.

Winifred Emaline Baird1

F, #46575, b. 2 February 1897, d. 21 April 1957
Father*Robert Baird2 b. 20 Nov 1851, d. 5 Jul 1909
Mother*Charlotte Rogers3 b. 1850, d. 10 May 1940
Last Edited30 Aug 2022
     She was born on 2 February 1897 at Easton, Fresno County, California, USA.1,4,5 Winifred married Thomas Clinton Sykes in 1924.1,6,4,5
     She died on 21 April 1957 at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA, at age 60.1
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.
Survived by her husband, Thomas C. Sykes. Survivor(s): Barbara Jones, Beverly Blagg and Geraldine Lorane Sykes.7

     Winifred Emaline Baird was buried on 24 April 1957 at Belmont Memorial Park, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.1,7
     Thomas C. and Winifred E. Sykes appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California, enumerated 21 April 1940, described as a ditch tender for a water company and farmer. Their children: Barbara J., Beverly and Geraldine, were listed as living with them.5
     In the obituary of Charlotte Baird who died 10 May 1940, her daughter, Winifred Sykes of Barstow Colony, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of Robert Roger Baird who died 5 February 1945, his sister, Winifred Sykes of Fresno, was listed as a survivor.8
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 23 April 1957.7
     In the obituary of Beverly Ann Sykes who died 10 February 1997, her parent(s), Thomas Sykes and Winifred Sykes were listed or implied as predeceased.6

Family

Thomas Clinton Sykes b. 14 Aug 1902, d. 2 Nov 1975
Marriage*Winifred married Thomas Clinton Sykes in 1924.1,6,4,5 
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., Winifred Emaline Sykes née Baird
    Grave marker transcription:
    Winifred E. Sykes     Mama     1897 - 1957.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207), a plcae holder to link siblings.
  3. [S13056] Woman 60 Years in Fresno County Called By Death, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 11 May 1940, Page 11, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary for Charlotte Baird (Aged 89). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  4. [S13054] Thomas C Sykes household, 21 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fresno, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S13055] Thomas C Sykes household, 20 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Judicial Twp. 11, Fresno, California; Sheet: 27; Enumeration District: 10-166; Dwelling: 254, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S13043] Obituary - Services and Announcements: Beverly Ann Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 13 Feb 1997, Page 39, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Beverly Ann BLAGG, 1926-1997 (Aged 70). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  7. [S13053] Obituaries: Mrs. Winifred Sykes, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 23 Apr 1957, Page 23, column 1, Obituary: Winifred E Syke nee Baird (Aged 60). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  8. [S13044] Obituaries: Robert Roger Baird, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 05 Feb 1945, Page 2, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Robert Roger Baird (Aged 55). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  9. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Barbara June Sykes; Birth: 09 Jun 1925, Fresno Fresn, California, Death: 08 Aug 1995; Parents: Thomas C Sykes & Winifred E Baird. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  10. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Barbara June Lasher née Sykes.
  11. [S6617] California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, online California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, Beverly Ann Sykes; Birth Date: 05 Jul 1926,Fresno County, Gender: Female, Mother's Maiden Name:Baird. Hereinafter cited as California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995.
  12. [S6599] California, Death Index, 1940-1997 (Publisher: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.), Ancestry.com, California Death Index, 1940-1997; "Based upon original date: State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics"; cited as "California Death Index., Name: Beverly Ann Blagg, Death Date: 10 Feb 1997, Fresno County, Birth Date: 05 Jul 1926, Birth Place: California, Father's Surname: Sykes, Mother's Maiden Name: Baird.
  13. [S6617] California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, online California Birth Index, 1905 - 1995, Geraldine Lorane Sykes; Birth Date: 23 Nov 1929,Fresno County, Gender: Female, Mother's Maiden Name:Baird.

Thomas Doyle Blagg1

M, #46576, b. 15 April 1923, d. 2 August 2015
Last Edited6 Oct 2022
     He was born on 15 April 1923 at Pawnee, Pawnee County, Oklahoma, USA.1,2 Thomas married Beverly Ann Sykes circa 1949.3,4,2
     He died on 2 August 2015 at California, USA, at age 92.1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary.
Survivor(s): Tom Blagg. Predeceased by his wife, Beverly Blagg.1

     Thomas Doyle Blagg was buried on 18 August 2015 at Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, Fresno County, California, USA.5,1
     He was commonly known as Doyle Blagg.4,2
     The following article appeared in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Hattiesburg American, 15 December 1947 :
Blagg-Smith Wedding Celebrated at Church
     The marriage of Miss Catherine () Smith, daughter of Mr. and Clifford C. Smith, RFD 6, city, and Thomas Doyle Blagg, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Blagg of Caruthers, Calif., took place at 5 p.m. Sunday at Immanuel Baptist church. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Troy A. Sum(?) pastor.
     The church altar was decorated with a background of palms. In front of the greenery were tall floor baskets of white gladioli. Three seven pronged candelabra holding lighted white tapers also were used for decorations. The candles were lighted by the ushers prior to the ceremocy.
     The wedding music was offered by S. I. Moore, Jr., organist, and Mrs. D. C. Ware, soloist. Before the wedding Mr. Moore played "To a Wild Rose" (McDowell) and "Trapmeret" (Schumann). The wedding party entered to the strains of "The Bridal Chorus" from "Lohengrin" played by Mr. Moore. "Lelbestraum" (Liszt-Gaul) was played during the ceremony and Mr. Moore played “The Wedding March" (Mendelssohn) for the recessional.
     Miss Mary Virginia Smith was the bride’s maid-of-honor and only attendant. Harold F. Hale was Mr. Blagg's best man, and ushers were Ben Wilkins and Hugh McCann.
     Escorted by her father, the bride wore an aqua wool gabardine Fred A. Block suit, featuring the new padded hip-line, which was emphasized by pockets designed with grouped folds. Her crepe blouse was of white and she wore a strand of pearls, a gift from the bridegroom. Her hat, a Veida original. was of cinnamon colored feathers. She wore brown corba shoes and carried a shower bouquet of white bride's roses from which fell white satin ribbons tacked with white rosebuds.
     Miss Smith, the attendant, wore a Kay-Saks original gabardine suit, of dusty rose. Her form-fitting coat was made on long lines and her black hat was trimmed with metallic braid. She wore other black accessories and carried a colonial bouquet of bronze chrysanthemums, tied with Talisman ribbon.
     Mrs. Smith, mother of the bride, wore a black crepe model, trimmed with rhinestones. Her corsage was of pink Debutante camellias.
     The men in the wedding party wore dark suits and white boutonnieres. A graduate of Hattiesburg High school, the bride is employed in the traffic department of the Mississippi Central railroad, where she has worked for the past two years.
    [:NB:]Served in Army
     
Mr. Blagg was graduated from Caruthers High school. He served three years in the U. S. Army and at present is employed in Caruthers.
     After a motor trip to points in Tennessee, Arkansas and Oklahoma Mr. and Mrs. Blagg will be at home at 713 0 st., Fresno, Calif.
     With her wedding suit the bride wire brown accessories and a corsage of white roses for traveling.
     A reception was held at the YWCA after the wedding. Southern smilax and white chrysanthemums decorated the room. The bride's table was centered with a three-tiered wedding cake. topped with a wedding bell, in front of which were a distinctive bride and bridegroom. Love birds also decorated the cake. White tapers in silver candlesticks graced the table.
     After Mr. and Mrs. Blagg cut the first slice in conventional style, the cake was served with punch and mints by Mrs. Harold Hale. Serving the punch were Mrs. Hugh McCann and Miss Evelyn Strahan. The register was presided over by Ernestine Culpepper.
     Guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Burkett and introduced to Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Smith, the bridal couple and Miss Mary Virginia Smith.
     A turkey dinner was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. H Burkett, 5!9 West Laurel ave. following the rehearsal Saturday night.6

     Doyle and Beverly Blagg appeared on the 1950 U.S. Federal Census of Fresno, Fresno County, California, enumerated 13 April 1950, described as a Fireman for the city fire department, and she did office work for a printer.2
     In the obituary of Beverly Ann Sykes who died 10 February 1997, her husband, Doyle Blagg, was listed as a survivor.4
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 16 August 2015.1
     In the obituary of Thomas Eugene Blagg who died 18 November 2015, his parent(s), Doyle Blagg and Beverly Blagg were listed or implied as predeceased.7

Family

Beverly Ann Sykes b. 5 Jul 1926, d. 10 Feb 1997
Marriage*Thomas married Beverly Ann Sykes circa 1949.3,4,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S13057] Services: Thomas Doyle Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 16 Aug 2015, Page B3, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary for THOMAS DOYLE BLAGG, 1923-2015. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  2. [S13134] Doyle Blagg household, 13 Apr 1950 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Fresno, Fresno, California; Sheet: 9; Enumeration District: 63-110; Dwelling: 107, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  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., Beverly Ann Blagg née Sykes Beverly Ann Blagg née SykesBLAGG
    In Loving Memory
    T. Doyle     Apr. 15, 1923
    Beverly A.     Jul. 5, 1926 - Feb. 10, 1997.
  4. [S13043] Obituary - Services and Announcements: Beverly Ann Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 13 Feb 1997, Page 39, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Beverly Ann BLAGG, 1926-1997 (Aged 70). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  5. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Thomas Doyle Blagg.
  6. [S13137] Blagg-Smith Wedding Celebrated at Church, Hattiesburg American, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 15 Dec 1947, Page 8. column 1 to 3 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Marriage: Blagg - Smith. Hereinafter cited as Hattiesburg American.
  7. [S13058] Services/Announcements: Thomas Eugene Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 22 Nov 2015, Page B1, columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Eugene BLAGG, 1952-2015 (Aged 63). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  8. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Thomas Eugene “Tom” Blagg.

Thomas Eugene Blagg1,2

M, #46579, b. 15 October 1952, d. 18 November 2015
Father*Thomas Doyle Blagg2,3,1 b. 15 Apr 1923, d. 2 Aug 2015
Mother*Beverly Ann Sykes2,3,1 b. 5 Jul 1926, d. 10 Feb 1997
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited6 Oct 2022
     He was born on 15 October 1952 at Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA.1
     He died on 18 November 2015 at California, USA, at age 63.1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary.
Predeceased by his parents: Doyle Blagg and Beverly Blagg.1

     He was commonly known as Tom Blagg.3,1
     In the obituary of Beverly Ann Sykes who died 10 February 1997, her son, Tom Blagg, of Friant, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of Thomas Doyle Blagg who died 2 August 2015, his son, Tom Blagg, was listed as a survivor.4
     See the footnotes below for a link to his obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Fresno Bee published in Fresno, California, 22 November 2015.1

Citations

  1. [S13058] Services/Announcements: Thomas Eugene Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 22 Nov 2015, Page B1, columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas Eugene BLAGG, 1952-2015 (Aged 63). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  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., Thomas Eugene “Tom” Blagg.
  3. [S13043] Obituary - Services and Announcements: Beverly Ann Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 13 Feb 1997, Page 39, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Beverly Ann BLAGG, 1926-1997 (Aged 70). Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.
  4. [S13057] Services: Thomas Doyle Blagg, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, California, 16 Aug 2015, Page B3, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary for THOMAS DOYLE BLAGG, 1923-2015. Hereinafter cited as Fresno Bee.