Rebecca Sykes

1876–1877 (Age 1)
Marshall, Lyon, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Sykes was born in 1876, in Marshall, Lyon, Minnesota, United States, her father, Benjamin Silas Sykes, was 28 and her mother, Nancy June Van- Buren, was 25. She died in 1877, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Silas Sykes
1848–1928
Nancy June Van- Buren
1851–1920
Cullen R. Sykes
1872–1968
Nettie M. Sykes
1875–1875
Rebecca Sykes
1876–1877
Elmer Edward Sykes
1879–1972
Benjamin S. Sykes
1883–1955
Cora R. Sykes
1884–1888

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Silas Sykes

    Male1848–1928Male

    Nancy June Van- Buren

    Female1851–1920Female

siblings

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World Events (2)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 0

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream in a marsh or in a hollow, from Middle English syke ‘marshy stream’, ‘damp gully’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, in Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

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

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