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 John Sikes

John Sikes

Birth
New Madrid, New Madrid County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Dec 1867 (aged 51)
Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA
Burial Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 19482 · View Source
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Founder of Sikeston, Missouri. At one time, his body was displayed in a glass coffin in a mausoleum in the cemetery in which he is buried. In the 1960's, the coffin was vandalized and the body disintegrated. His remains were then interred on the cemetery grounds.

Bio by: Tim Crutchfield


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Sikes (4 Apr 1816–23 Dec 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19482, citing Sikeston City Cemetery, Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .