James SYKES

Born:Abt 1805 Orange, NC
Chr:
Died:Aft 1878 Orange, NC
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Spouse:Nancy
Children
i.  Johnson SYKES , b. Abt 1842
ii.  Jasper J. SYKES , b. Abt 1844
iii.  Rutha[?] M. SYKES , b. Abt 1846
iv.  Presley Mangum[?] SYKES , b. Abt 1848
v.  James M. SYKES , b. Abt 1850
vi.  Nancy Emeline SYKES , b. Abt 1852
vii.  Mary A. SYKES , b. Abt 1854
viii.  Joseph G. SYKES , b. Abt 1859
ix. +Elizabeth "Betsy" Ellen SYKES , b. Jan 1860

Notes

!ACTION: Get copies of 1860, 1870 cencus records.
         Search 1850, 1880 cencus.
!NOTE: NC Marriage records show a James Sykes m. Nancy Cates 14 Jan 1855.  If
      this is the couple listed in the cencus then Nancy could not be 1st wife.
!DEATH:Will of James Sykes, farmer, dated 15 May 1878, proved 1882, names wife
      Nancy, sons Joseph G. Sykes, Jasper J. Sykes, Presley M. Sykes, James M.
      Sykes, daughters Rutha[?] M. Thompson, Nancy E. Terral, Mary A. Ray, and
      Betsy Elen Thompson. Executoer Presley M. Sykes. Also names Cathrine
      Pender and Martha Uealy[?].
!CENCUS:1860,        , NC, Orange, P.O. Rock Spring Sheet No. 66
   504 460 Jas      Sykes 55 M Farmer  /75  NC
           Nancy      "   44 F              NC
           Johnson[?] "   18 M F.L.         NC
           Jasper     "   16 M              NC
           Lucinda[?] "   14 F              NC
           Mangum[?]  "   12 M              NC
           James      "   10 M              NC
           Emeline    "    8 F              NC
           Mary       "    6 F              NC
           Joseph     "    1 M              NC
!CENCUS:1870, 17 Aug, NC, Orange, Bingham Twp, P.O. Rock Springs Sheet No. 1
   1   1   Sykes James     65 M W Farming        300/500 NC
             "   Nancy     43 F W Keeping House          NC
             "   Jasper    26 M W Farming                NC
             "   James     20 M W Works on Farm          NC
             "   Mary      17 F W at Home                NC
             "   Emeline   14?F W                        NC
             "   Joseph G  11 M W                        NC
             "   Ellen B    9 F W                        NC


  


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