Redden Duncan Sikes
(1800-1835)
Eula Edith Mott
(1798-1875)
James Franklin Sikes
(1829-1903)
Susan C Willis
(1837-1924)
Joseph Boswell Sikes
(1868-1937)

 

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Martha Elizabeth Dickerson

Joseph Boswell Sikes

  • Born: 29 Jan 1868, Gaars Mills, Winn, LA
  • Marriage: Martha Elizabeth Dickerson on 24 Dec 1885
  • Died: 29 Apr 1937, Ft Necessity, Franklin, LA at age 69
  • Buried: Crowville Masonic Cemetery, Crowville, Franklin, LA
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census, 1870, Vernon, Jackson Parish, LA. Name: J Sikes
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Age in 1870: 2
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1870: Ward 6, Jackson, Louisiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View Image
Post Office: Vernon



census, 1880, Ward 7, Winn, LA. Name: Joseph Sikes
Home in 1880: 7th Ward, Winn, Louisiana
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: James F.
Father's birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Name: Susan
Mother's birthplace: Mississippi
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male



census, 1900, Ward 9, Caldwell, LA. Name: Joseph Sikes
Home in 1900: Police Jury Ward 9, Caldwell, Louisiana
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's Name: Martha E
Race: White
Birthdate: Jan 1868
Household members:
Joseph Sikes 32
Martha E Sikes 33
Lillie B Sikes 13
Lottie E Sikes 8
Sarah L Sikes 6
Rubin S Sikes 4
Joseph J Sikes 1



census, 1910, Ward 9, Franklin, LA. Name: Joe Sikes
Age in 1910: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Mississippi
Mother's Birth Place: Mississippi
Spouse's Name: Lizzy
Home in 1910: Police Jury Ward 9, Franklin, Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Years of present marriage: 24
Household members:
Joe Sikes 42
Lizzy Sikes 43
Sarah Sikes 15
Irvin Sikes 12
Viola Sikes 10
Alford Sikes 7
Rubin Sikes 20 [nephew]



census, 1920, Ward 9, Franklin, LA. Name: Joseph Sikes
Home in 1920: Police Jury Ward 9, Franklin, Louisiana
Age: 52 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Lizzie
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household members:
Joseph Sikes 52
Lizzie Sikes 53
Viola Sikes 18
Earvan Sikes 22
Cora Sikes 18 [daughter in law]
Elon Sikes 1 4/12



census, 1930, Ward 9, Franklin, LA. Name: Josph B Sikes
Home in 1930: Police Jury Ward 9, Franklin, Louisiana
Age: 62
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Martha
Race: White
Age at marriage: 18
Household members:
Josph B Sikes 62
Martha Sikes 64
Margaret Neal 14 [boarder]

Obituary, 1937. Mr. J. B. Sikes Buried Last Saturday

Funeral services for J. B. Sikes, 69, of Winnsboro, who died Thursday, April 29th at a Vicksburg sanitarium, were held Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Christian church here, with Rev. Crayton S. Brooks, pastor of the First Christian church of Monroe, officiating, assisted by Rev. Dan Terry, and Rev. J. H. Keys.

Interment was made in the Masonic cemetery at Crowville.

Mr. Sikes is survived by his widow, Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Sikes; four daughters, Mrs. J. R. Smith, Mrs. S. E. Smith, Mrs. Lee Burris, and Mrs. Sarah Lee Sanders of Fort Necessity, two sons, Elvin Sikes and Reuben Sikes of Winnsboro.

The Franklin Sun Winnsboro, LA May 6, 1937


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Joseph married Martha Elizabeth Dickerson on 24 Dec 1885. (Martha Elizabeth Dickerson was born on 23 Aug 1866 in Cotton Plant, Caldwell, LA, died on 1 Nov 1942 in Ft Necessity, Franklin, LA and was buried in Crowville Masonic Cemetery, Crowville, Franklin, LA.)




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