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Margaret Charlotte Sykes (Kolbe)

Birthdate: (91)
Death: April 22, 1920 (91)
Bulawayo East, Bulawayo, Bulawayo, Matabeleland South Province, Zimbabwe
Place of Burial: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Immediate Family:

Wife of Rev. William Sykes
Mother of Mary Margaret Carnegie; Frederick William Sykes; Arthur Arnold Sykes and Simon Joseph Sykes

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About Margaret Charlotte Sykes

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.


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Margaret Charlotte Sykes's Timeline

August 20, 1862
Age 33
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
April 22, 1920
Age 91
Bulawayo, Bulawayo, Matabeleland South Province, Zimbabwe
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe