Sylvester Stokes

Maleabout 1836–

Brief Life History of Sylvester

When Sylvester Stokes was born about 1836, in Alabama, United States, his father, Daniel W. Stokes, was 33 and his mother, Keziah Terry, was 40. He lived in Perry, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Election Precinct 6 Dublin, Dallas, Alabama, United States in 1870.

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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

Sources (2)

  • Sylvesta Stokes in household of Keziah Stokes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Silvester E Stokes in household of Keziah Stokes, "United States Census, 1860"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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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.


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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 (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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