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 Sylvester P “Pug” Dukes

Sylvester P “Pug” Dukes

Birth
Palo Pinto, Benton County, Missouri, USA
Death 4 May 1962 (aged 75)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Gridley, Butte County, California, USA
Memorial ID 15530193 · View Source
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moved to CA in 1919 ,
husband of Ethel M Shrum,
father of:
Aaron Harold,
Willis Edward,
Herbert Marshall,
Mary Martha,
Sylvester William.
After the move to CA, he was in Fruit and Walnut Production.

It is believed by some that Sylvester had no middle name, out of 12 children he would be the only child not to have a middle name...
"Pug" was a nickname.

1900 Benton Co MO census
Sylvester
1910 Benton Co MO census
Sylvester
WWl Draft Reg: Sylvester
1920 Butte Co CA census
Sylvester
1930 Butte Co CA census
Sylvester P
1940 Butte Co CA
Sylvester P
WWll Draft Reg: Sylvester P
His Social Security Death Index Card Reads:
Sylvester P Dukes

his middle name has a dotted line through it on his death certificate, his wife, Ethel, was the informant.

his death certificate also says his mother was born in NC, that is incorrect, she was born in Benton CO MO.



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  • Created by: Linda Dukes
  • Added: 27 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15530193
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvester P “Pug” Dukes (18 Dec 1886–4 May 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15530193, citing Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, Gridley, Butte County, California, USA ; Maintained by Linda Dukes (contributor 46842176) .