Sylvester Stokes

about 1836–
Alabama, United States

The Life of Sylvester

When Sylvester Stokes was born about 1836, in Alabama, United States, his father, Daniel W. Stokes, was 32 and his mother, Keziah Terry, was 39. He lived in Perry, Alabama, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Daniel W. Stokes
Keziah Terry
Abner Lenoir Stokes Sr.
Rebecca Stokes
James G. Stokes
Sylvester Stokes
Daniel W. Stokes Jr
Elizabeth E. Stokes
William C. G. E. Stokes
Caroline Stokes
Joseph D Stokes

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel W. Stokes


    Keziah Terry




    Abner Lenoir Stokes Sr.


    Rebecca Stokes


    James G. Stokes




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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 13

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 31

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stoke .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Silvester E Stokes in household of Keziah Stokes, "United States Census, 1860"

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