Thomas Aldridge Sikes

18 October 1856–20 March 1923 (Age 66)
Marshall, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Aldridge

When Thomas Aldridge Sikes was born on 18 October 1856, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States, his father, Green Morgan Sikes, was 30 and his mother, Zilpha A. Jones, was 35. He married Paulina Frances Whitt on 10 February 1881, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 20 March 1923, in Johnston, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Aldridge Sikes
1856–1923
Paulina Frances Whitt
1861–1918
Marriage: 10 February 1881
Bettie Sikes
1883–1901
Minnie Belle Sikes
1885–1969
Anna Lee Sikes
1886–1981
Nancy Tabitha Sikes
1890–1971
Jacob Wilhoit Sikes
1891–1897
Thomas Hutten Sikes
1895–1925
Willie Bryan Sikes
1898–1973
Johnie Benjamin Sikes
1901–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 February 1881
Marshall, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

    Bettie Sikes

    Female1883–1901Female

    Female1885–1969Female

    Anna Lee Sikes

    Female1886–1981Female

    Female1890–1971Female

    Jacob Wilhoit Sikes

    Male1891–1897Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Green Morgan Sikes

    Male1825–1906Male

    Zilpha A. Jones

    Female1821–1862Female

siblings

(7)

    Anna Elizabeth Sikes

    Female1847–1934Female

    William Bailey Sikes

    Male1848–1927Male

    Nicholas John Sykes

    Male1852–Male

    Lucinda Sikes

    Female1854–Female

    Male1856–1923Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 5

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Sykes .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Sikes in household of Green Sikes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thos A Sykes in household of G M Sykes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Sikes, "United States Census, 1900"

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