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
1882–1949
Emma E. Cavender
1889–1985
Marriage: 5 November 1913
Margaret Dykes
1916–
Fern Dykes
1917–2002
Emilie Louise Dykes
1919–

Spouse and Children

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

(3)

    Margaret Dykes

    Female1916–Female

    Fern Dykes

    Female1917–2002Female

    Emilie Louise Dykes

    Female1919–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Branch Tucker Dykes

    Male1851–1896Male

    Hiley Patience Ball

    Female1858–1942Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

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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