Mildred Cecilia Syx

15 February 1896–4 March 1947 (Age 51)
Jobs, Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mildred Cecilia

When Mildred Cecilia Syx was born on 15 February 1896, in Jobs, Hocking, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Pearl Syx, was 23 and her mother, Anna Catharine Cavanaugh, was 18. She married James Sylvester Thimmes in July 1917, in Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dover Township, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 4 March 1947, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

James Sylvester Thimmes
Mildred Cecilia Syx
Marriage: July 1917
Ruth Lenore Thimmes
Anna Mary Thimmes
Robert Eugene Thimmes

Spouse and Children

    James Sylvester Thimmes



July 1917
Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 French and German: from a personal name (Latin Sixtus, a variant of Sextus ‘sixth(-born)’), borne by various saints and popes in the early centuries of the Christian era, and subsequently adopted in their honor.2 French: nickname from Old French six ‘six’ (Latin sex), given for some anecdotal reason now lost; the surnames Deux (‘two’), Huit (‘eight’), and Dix (‘ten’) also exist, but all are rare.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mildred Thimmes in household of Charles Syx, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Six in household of Charles Six, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Six in household of Charles Six, "United States Census, 1900"

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