When George Parker Dykes was born on 24 December 1814, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, James Dykes, was 39 and his mother, Frances Culbertson, was 31. He married Martha Shockley on 5 March 1828, in Worcester, Maryland, United States. He lived in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1824 and Rio Linda, Sacramento, California, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1831. He died on 25 February 1888, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.
English: variant of Dicks or Dyke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Dyches and Dycus .
Americanized form of Dutch Dijks (see Dyke ).
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