Brief Life History of Dykes

When Dykes was born about 1890, in Nebraska, United States, his father, John Law Dykes Sr, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Ross, was 43. He died in 1898, at the age of 9.

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John Law Dykes Sr
Elizabeth Jane Ross
John Law Dykes
about 1890–1898
Sarah S Dykes
Agnes Linton Dykes
Archibald D Dykes
Anna Dykes
James Ross Dykes
Elizabeth Dykes
Lettie Dykes

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    World Events (3)

    about 1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    about 1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dicks or Dyke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Dyches and Dycus .

    Americanized form of Dutch Dijks (see Dyke ).

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

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