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Nancy SYKES

Female 1810 - 1890  (79 years)


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  • Name Nancy SYKES 
    Born 10 May 1810  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1890  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Powell Cemetery, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by Nancy JOHNS is listed in the 1870 census of District 2, Meigs County, TN.

      Nancy is listed in the 1870 census as a male [sic; Nancy was a female] who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1810. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Listed with Nancy is her son, Wm. R?, a farm laborer who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1845. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Nancy is her son, James, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1849. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Nancy is her daughter, Margaret, who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1842. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN. [The compiler does not know why Margaret is listed out of normal age order in the 1870 census.]

      Nancy's household is listed in the 1870 census next to a household headed by her son-in-law, Joshua STARNES.
    Person ID I4771  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Family David JOHNS,   b. 10 May 1811, Union County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 17 May 1831  Rhea County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Marriages of Rhea County, TN - 1808-1859, p. 23:

      David Johns to Nancy Sykes, Mary 17, 1831. S. R. Russell, Minister. (May 18, 1831).

      (2) Henry LeRoy "Hank" JOHNS III :

      JOHNS Marriages
      Rhea and Meigs Counties, Tennessee
      (First Records to 1998)

      Groom First: David
      Groom Last: JOHNS
      Groom Age:
      Bride First: Nancy
      Bride Last: SYKES
      Bride Age:
      State: TN
      County: Rhea
      Year: 1831
      Month /Day: May 17
      Source:
    Children 
     1. William R. JOHNS,   b. Abt 1844, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Thomas John JOHNS,   b. Abt 1842, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. James Franklin JOHNS,   b. 19 May 1847, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1915  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     4. Louisa Catherine JOHNS,   b. Abt 1847, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Margaret JOHNS,   b. Abt 1841, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth JOHNS,   b. Abt 1834, Rhea County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Cylva Jane JOHNS,   b. 25 Feb 1831, Rhea County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1909, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     8. Nancy Ann JOHNS,   b. Abt 1838, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Mary JOHNS,   b. Abt 1836, Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F2704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart