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ButtonThe Sykes name is sometimes shown as Sikes, etc. Richard Sykes originally from England, is found as a freemen in Springfield, Mass. on May 13, 1640 after moving from Dorchester in 1639. He was married to Phebe and died in March, 1676.

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Phebe and Richard Sykes had the following children:

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Rebecca - December 06, 1640
Experience - November 5, 1642 died young
Increase - August 6, 1644
Nathaniel - October 30, 1646
Victory (Vicary) - March 3, 1649
James - June 11, 1651

All four sons swore allegiance at Springfield, Mass. on December 31, 1678 or the next day. Following my line of ancestors is as follows:


Victory (Vicary) Sykes (03/03/1649 - 1708) first married Elizabeth Burts (--1683) daughter of Jonathan Burts and Elizabeth Lobdell on January 29, 1673. They had the following children:

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Jonathan - December 16, 1673 died soon
Jonathan - July 17, 1675
Elizur - December 11, 1677 died as infant
Abel - February 24, 1679 died as infant
Samuel - March 03, 1680
Benjamin - October 16, 1682 died as infant
Ebenezer - September 24, 1683 in Suffield CT. died as infant

Second marriage to Elizabeth Granger (--1692) daughter of Lancelot Granger and their children:
John - May 18, 1685 died 1686
Vicary - November 09, 1686 died as infant

Vicary - September 05, 1689

Third marriage to Mary Prichard Trumbull, widow of Judah Trumble, on December 22, 1692. No children listed.

Jonathan Sykes (July 17,1675 --) married Mary Lane and their children are:

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Jonathan - October 24, 1708 in Suffield, Ct.

Jonathan (1708 --) married Mary Adams (02/17/1716/17 -03/18/1758) daughter of Jacob Adams and Mercy Gillet on January 01, 1735/1736. Their children are:

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Jonathan - March 24, 1736/1737 died October 14, 1741
Lot - August 10, 1739
Mary - July 17, 1743
Jonathan - March 02, 1745/1746
Paul - December 01/1748
John - August 25, 1753
David - January 09, 1756


John Sykes - August 25, 1753 in Suffield, CT. died July 25, 1839 in Herkimer, NY was married May 11, 1780 in Marlborough, VT. to Lucy Harvey (08/26/1764-08/21/1856). Their children all born in Vermont are:

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Lucy - October 31, 1781
John Jr. - January 16, 1784
Jonathan Harvey - February 24, 1787
Mary - October 01, 1791

Jonathan Harvey Sykes (02/24/1787 - 03/31/1864) married Phoebe Cranwell (1789-05/09/1837) in Vermont. Their children are:

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Jonathan Harvey Jr. - 1817
Harvey - November 04, 1823 in Western, NY
Abel - September 26, 1826
Giles - May 11, 1828

Harvey Sykes (11/04/1823-06/06/1906) first married to Betsy (Elizabeth) Wilsey (1825/1826 - 02/20/1865) in 1846. Their children are:

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Abraham - October 22, 1846
Mariette - April 29, 1849
Julia - 1852
Harriet - August 20, 1854
Sarah L. - December 03, 1856
Alice A. - in 1858
Bessie - 1861 died April 18, 1865
George M. - 1863
Anna Berdella - July 1864

Second marriage to Mary A.---- (1833-1924) in 1868. Their children are:
Willie - 1867 died July 21, 1887

Frederick - 1869
Clara (Carrie) - 1873


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