Albert Sykes

Golcar, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert

When Albert Sykes was born in 1872, in Golcar, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Sykes, was 44 and his mother, Sophia Gledhill, was 39. He married Agnes Jackson Anderson in 1893, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Linthwaite, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1910.

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Albert Sykes
Agnes Jackson Anderson
Marriage: 1893
Mary Emma Sykes

Spouse and Children

Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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Sources (3)

  • Albert Sykes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Sykes in household of Sophia Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Albert Sykes in entry for Jr Cameron Carrington Benedict and Mary Emma Sykes, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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