Homer Lynn Sikes

26 August 1925–31 March 1944 (Age 18)
Albany, Shackelford, Texas, United States

The Life of Homer Lynn

When Homer Lynn Sikes was born on 26 August 1925, in Albany, Shackelford, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Franklin Sikes, was 29 and his mother, Cloia Nona Mott, was 33. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Shackelford, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Ward, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 31 March 1944, in Philippines, at the age of 18, and was buried in Old Manila, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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Thomas Franklin Sikes
Cloia Nona Mott
Kenneth Franklin Sikes Sr.
Homer Lynn Sikes

Parents and Siblings



    Kenneth Franklin Sikes Sr.



World Events (7)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 4

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 6

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Sykes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Homer L Sikes in household of Thomas H Sikes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer Lynn Sikes in household of T F Sikes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Wayne Sikes, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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