Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Benjamin Sykes

Male 1900 - 1974  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Sykes 
    Born Dec 1900  , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1911  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anglican 
    Residence 1974  742 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-229858 
    Died 6 Jan 1974  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I229858  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father John Sykes,   b. 31 Dec 1866, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Jane Clough,   b. 13 Sep 1873, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1960  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F223083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Fink,   b. 1903, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 4 May 1925  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Samuel Sykes
     2. John Sykes
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F250551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SYKES, Benjamin

      Of 742 Duke St., Preston (Cambridge), Sunday, Jan. 6, 1974, at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, Benjamin Sykes, beloved husband of Minnie Fink and dear father of Samuel and John of Kitchener, in his 74th year; Mr. Sykes was born in Yorkshire, England. He came to Preston in 1911. He was a contractor, member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and a life member of the Preston Masonic Lodge. He is also survived by two sisters; Vinnie (Mrs. Peter Nickoloff) of Washington, Sarah (Mrs. A. Mercer) of Rochester, N.Y. and four grandchildren. Mr. Sykes is resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, corner of Queen and Argyle Streets, Cambridge (Preston), where funeral services will be conducted, Tuesday, January 8, at 2 p.m. Cremation.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 7 Jan 1974 pg 21

  • Sources 
    1. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 33.

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Benjamin Sykes/ 1900 - 1974/ Beloved Husband Of/ Minnie Fink/ 1903 - 1990.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Benjamin Sykes Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1901 Birth Place: Yorkshire, England Marriage Date: 4 May 1925 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: John Sykes Mother: Jane Clough Spouse: Minnie Fink Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1902 Spouse Birth Place: Preston Spouse Father: Frederick Fink Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Mangold

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1900 - , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1911 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Anglican - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1925 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1974 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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