Kit Herman Dykes

19 January 1882–3 October 1949 (Age 67)
Van Hill, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Kit Herman

When Kit Herman Dykes was born on 19 January 1882, in Van Hill, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, his father, Branch Tucker Dykes, was 30 and his mother, Hiley Patience Ball, was 23. He married Emma E. Cavender on 5 November 1913, in Spearville Township, Ford, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Avilla, Comanche, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Protection, Comanche, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 3 October 1949, in Coldwater, Comanche, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Kit Herman Dykes
Emma E. Cavender
Marriage: 5 November 1913
Margaret Dykes
Fern Dykes
Emilie Louise Dykes

Spouse and Children

5 November 1913
Spearville Township, Ford, Kansas, United States


    Margaret Dykes


    Fern Dykes


    Emilie Louise Dykes


Parents and Siblings

    Branch Tucker Dykes


    Hiley Patience Ball




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Dyke . The Scottish name may also derive in part from any of several places named Dykes, although Black singles out one in the barony of Avondale or Strathaven in Lanarkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kit Dykes in household of B T Dykes, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Kirt H Dykes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kit H Dykes, "United States Census, 1940"

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