Thomas SYKES

Male 1836 - 1911  (75 years)


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  • Name Thomas SYKES 
    Born 16 Jan 1836  Ashton, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 15 Jan 1837  , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1911  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Main St., 
    Origin 1911 
    English 
    Occupation 1911  [4
    Retired Farmer 
    Religion 1911 
    Presbyterian 
    Died 21 Jun 1911  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22748  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2011 

    Father John SYKES,   b. 1779, , , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1863, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margaret BLUET,   b. 1798, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1873  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1817 
    Family ID F10415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy HAWKINS,   b. 21 Feb 1835, Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1907, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1858  Bathurst District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Mary SYKES,   b. 24 Feb 1859, Huntley Twp., Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1939, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Rev Hiram SYKES,   b. 10 Oct 1860, Huntley Twp., Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1936, Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Margaret Elizabeth SYKES,   b. 30 Jun 1862, Goulborn Twp., Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1922, Snake River, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. David John SYKES,   b. 12 Oct 1863, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1941, Swift Current, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Roxana SYKES,   b. 9 Aug 1865, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1932, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Nancy SYKES,   b. 21 Jul 1868, Goulborn Twp., Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 73 years)
     7. Rev. Charles Alfred SYKES,   b. 4 Jun 1870, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Edmund Ernest SYKES,   b. 6 Mar 1872, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Thomas George SYKES,   b. 26 Mar 1874, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Emma SYKES,   b. 25 May 1876, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F2078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane HANNAH,   b. 17 Feb 1836, Goulborn Twp., Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1916, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1910  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F22824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Gravestone-Sykes family stone
    Gravestone-Sykes family stone
    Block 4 - Presbyterian
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016
    Gravestone-Sykes, Thomas & Nancy nee Hawkins
    Gravestone-Sykes, Thomas & Nancy nee Hawkins
    Block 4 - Presbyterian
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016

  • Sources 
    1. [S196] FTM from Cheryl Franceschi, Cheryl Franceschi, (received by F. Bennett Jan 00).

    2. [S395] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1881 Canadian Census, LDS, Family History Resource Fil e, (2002).

    3. [S596] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1901, Automated Genealogy, (Index to 1901 Census of Canada with Digital Images, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/cache/index.html).

    4. [S633] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool ,, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    5. [S871] Newspaper - Births, Deaths and Marriages Abstracts From the Renfrew Mercury 1871 - 1924, Church, Les & Aldine.

    6. [S776] "Ontario Death Registrations Online at Ancestry.ca", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), Registration # 027814. (Reliability: 3).
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    7. [S522] Church Record - Book - Some Early Lanark County Marriages 1830-1869, R. Sergeant and J.R. E. Miller, (Kingston Branch, OGS).

    8. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), 019319 Cobden, Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Thomas Sykes, retired farmer, widower, 73, presbyerian, of Cobden; s/o JOhn Sykes, farmer, Margaret Bluett; to Jane Curry, widow, 72, methodist, of Forster's Falls, d/o Robert Hannah, farmer and Mary Gemonile on Mar 1 1910, Cobden,