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Profiles

  • Adam Firestorm (1976 - 2009)
    Adam T. Dykes (November 25, 1976 – November 5, 2009) was a New Zealand-Canadian professional wrestler, known by his ring name Adam Firestorm, who competed in North American independent promotions in th...
  • Agnes Del Dykes (c.1279 - 1308)
    Primary SourcesAgnes and her sister Christiana were the heirs of their brother Robert de Crokedayk who died in 1303. Agnes the wife of Robert del Dykes was aged 24 [b. abt. 1279] and Christiana aged 22...
  • Corene Mason Duggar (1920 - 2018)
    Funeral services for Mrs. Corene Dykes Mason Dugger, age 98, will be held at 2:30 P.M. Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Richard N. Stanley Memorial Chapel with Rev. L.T. Logue officiating. Burial wi...
  • Dorothy Robinett (1613 - 1665)
    Dorothy Dykes* Birth: 1613 - Bunbury, Cheshire, England* Death: 1665 - Bunbury, Cheshire, England* Parents: William Dykes, Sarah Dykes (born Newman)* Husband: James Robinett* Husband: George Hussey
  • Elender E. O'Dell (1832 - d.)
    Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Apr 13 2016, 13:29:58 UTC

About the Dykes surname

INDENTURED Person BOND Holder

I am trying to find a certain John Dykes. John Dykes wa the indenture holder of my great grandfather [(five times removed) Thomas C. Cooper who came to America from England in 1719 at the age of 15 as an indentured servant. HIs destination was Baltimore Maryland. He was indentured for 8 years to "John Dykes. This would have freed him of indenture by 1727. Thomas' first child was born 1731 in Pennsylvania. The next birth occurred in Virginia. A number of questions need answering:

What happened during his indenture?
Did he serve the full 8 years? Did he receive any property upon conclusion of the indenture from John Dykes?

Records of numerous John Dykes are available, but none fit the time line of my ancestor.