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Re: Any sykes still in California?
Posted by: scottie slayback (ID *****6629) Date: April 14, 2011 at 06:17:17
In Reply to: Re: Any sykes still in California? by Christopher Sykes of 1325

Thanks for the reply...its nice to hear from you.

As for background Adeline/Schuler were my great aunt/uncle. Both died in 1936...Schuler in the dayton VA hospital reportedly from gas effects from his WW1 overseas service...Addie died from septicemia caused by an abortion (we have the death certificate on this one). Both are buried in Aurora Indiana...we visit them once or twice a year so if any of the family need photos or locations we can send.
This family is an engima to us since they folks who knew anything was either dead (My grandfather Pete- Addies brother was killed in 1947 and my grandmother would say anything since she was the one that took addie to the doctor) It appears that the kids lived with them until they went to CA in 1936.

Ultimately we would like to reconnect with your side of the family. We have a few pictures of buddy and violet and Charles Rust...but nothing of Schuler or Addie on Horatio/Clemance

Thanks for any information on the the Sykes family. below is what we you have those census records on file?

143. ADELINE PEARL "ADDIE"8 SLAYBACK (JOHN EDWARD7, ABRAHAM "ABE"6, SOLOMON5, SOLOMON DAVID4, DAVID3, JOHANNES2 SCHLABBACH, JOHAN1 SCHLAPPACH) was born March 26, 1908 in Belleview, Boone Co., Kentucky, and died February 23, 1936 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio. She married SCHULER SYKES Aft. 1921. He died Bet. June - July 1936.
       i.VIOLET9 SYKES, b. Abt. May 1926.
       ii.EDWARD "BUDDY" SYKES, b. Abt. November 1929.

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