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Elias "twin" Sykes
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1860
Greens Fork
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1942
Newport
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock for Elias Sykes, 81 year old resident of Cayuaga who died at the home of his sister, Miss Addie Murdock, Sunday morning. The Rev. Everett Gerard officiated at the services which were held form the Watson Funeral Home.

A retired farmer, the deceased was the son of Jessie and Mary Ann Bish Sykes. He was born in Wayne county and would have been 82 years of age next April 7.

The deceased is survived by a sister, Mrs. Clara Hollingsworth, of Georgetown, Ill.; one brother, Annuel of Cayuaga; two half-sisters, Mrs Addie Murdock and Mrs. Stella Arrasmith of Cayuage; two sons, Bert of Horseshoe and Frank of Newport. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse B Sykes (1818 - 1892)
  Mary Ann Bish Sykes (1828 - 1915)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph M. Sykes (1837 - 1909)**
  William Henry Sykes (1841 - 1865)**
  Margaret Sykes White (1844 - 1912)**
  Sally Ann Petty Hawkins (1845 - 1903)**
  Martha Sykes Yager (1846 - 1914)**
  Arminta Jane Sykes Hickey (1847 - 1916)**
  Mahala Petty England (1847 - 1930)**
  James Walter Sykes (1850 - 1939)**
  Malinda Josephine Petty Lancaster (1851 - 1940)**
  Sarah M Sykes Wadman (1851 - 1922)**
  John Henry Sykes (1854 - 1922)*
  Matilda Sykes (1856 - 1873)*
  Annuel Sykes (1858 - 1950)*
  Elias Sykes (1860 - 1942)
  Eli Sykes (1860 - 1944)*
  Charles Sykes (1861 - 1928)**
  Clara Sykes Hollingsworth (1862 - 1946)*
  George Washington Sykes (1865 - 1919)*
  Ella Zora Petty-Sykes Kaufman (1866 - 1952)**
  Addie Sykes Murdock (1869 - 1954)**
  Lura Bell Sykes Ditto (1872 - 1904)**
  Frank Sykes (1874 - 1960)**
  Stella Sykes Arrasmith (1880 - 1968)**
  Lillie Mae Sykes McFall (1884 - 1955)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Newport Cemetery
Newport
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Genealogynut
Record added: Jan 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47070844
Elias twin Sykes
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