Historical records matching Margaret Charlotte Sykes
About Margaret Charlotte Sykes (Kolbe)
MRS. SYKES, 1860 Nee Margaret Charlotte Kolbe. Wife of the Rev. William Sykes of Inyati Mission. Knew Mzilikazi, and patched his blanket for him once; he was so pleased that he gave her a sheep for each patch. Mrs. Sykes went down to the Cape after the death of her husband in 1887, but returned to Matabeleland and died at the age of 91; she is buried at Hope Fountain Mission, near Bulawayo. Information from her granddaughter, Mrs. J. Lloyd.