Descendants of Powell and Mary Story Sinks


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Descendants of Powell Sinks

  Generation No. 1

1.  POWELL1 SINKS.  He married MARY (STORY).
     Children of POWELL SINKS and MARY (STORY) are:

2.      i.      PETER2 SINKS, b. 03 11 1855, McLeansboro, Hamilton Co. Il.; d. 06 13 1922, Hamilton Co. 
                 Illinois.
         ii.     WILLIAM D. SINKS, b. Abt. 1861, Missouri; m. NANCY C. J. HART, 08 20 1878, Hamilton 
                Co. Illinois.
3.      iii.    JAMES L. SINKS, b. Abt. 1867, Missouri.

  Generation No. 2

  1. PETER2 SINKS (POWELL1) was born 03 11 1855 in McLeansboro, Hamilton co. Il., and died 06 13 1922 in Hamilton Co. Illinois.  He married RUTH O. HART, 08 17 1878 in Hamilton Co. Illinois, daughter of DAVID HART and LOCKIE (LANCE). Peter and Ruth are buried at Crisel Cemetery, Hamilton Co., IL.

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          Children of PETER SINKS and RUTH O. HART are:

           4.      i.      WILLIAM3 SINKS, b. 1879; d. 08 7 1961, Lawrence Kansas.

                    ii.     MARY LARINA (SINKS), b. 09 20 1879, Hamilton Co. Illinois; d. 04 6 1924, Dahlgren, 
                            Ill; m. HARVEY LARKIN, 10 2 1911.
                   
                            More about Mary: 
                            From: Feltyís Legacy of Kin, p. 230: Pub. Dahlgren Echo, April 10, 1924.  Mary Larina 
                            Sinks Larkin, b. 20 Sep 1879, Ham. Co.; d. 06 Apr 1924, motherís home in Dahlgren; dau. 
                            Of Peter & Ruth Hart Sinks.  Married Harvey Larkin, 02 Oct 1911; 2 ch., both dead.  
                            Leaves husband, mother, two sisters and 5 brothers.  Interred Crisel Cem,

            5.      iii.    CHARLES EDWARD SINKS, b. 04 7 1881, McLeansboro. Illinois; d. 02 14 1944, 
                            Rock Island, Illinois.

            6.      iv.     GRACE SINKS, b. 12 30 1887, Hamilton Co. Ill; d. 10 30 1969, Jefferson Co. Ill.

            7.      v.      ARTHUR SINKS, b. 1889; d. 09 1945.

            8.      vi.     ALBERT SINKS, b. 11 19 1892; d. 1969.

                    vii.    ALICE SINKS, b. 11 19 1892; d. 1982.

            9.      viii.   ROBERT POWELL SINKS, b. 02 12 1900, Missouri; d. 07 1964, Mt. Vernon, Ill.

    3.  JAMES L.2 SINKS (POWELL1) was born Abt. 1867 in Missouri.  He married SARAH OCTAVIA HART 11 28 1884 in Hamilton Co. Illinois, daughter of DAVID HART and LOCKIE (LANCE).

         Children of JAMES SINKS and SARAH HART are:

         10.     i.      WALLACE F.3 SINKS, b. 05 26 1890, Mississippi; d. 09 5 1972, Mt. Vernon, Ill.

                    ii.     AGNES SINKS, b. Unknown.

Generation No. 3

        4.  WILLIAM3 SINKS (PETER2, POWELL1) was born 1879, and died 08 7 1961 in Lawrence 
             Kansas.  He married (1) MOLLY COFFMAN.  He married (2) NANNIE MAY HOWARD.

             Children of WILLIAM SINKS and MOLLY COFFMAN are:

                i.   BERNADEAN (KEEFER)4 SINKS.
               ii.   CLARENCE SINKS.
              iii.   EARL SINKS.
   
           iv.   EVERETT SINKS, b. 1905, Mt. Vernon, Ill; d. 1989, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
               v.   MARIE (CARLE) SINKS.
   
           vi.   MAXINE (BARTON) SINKS.
   
           vii.   RALPH SINKS.
   
          viii.   ROBERT SINKS.
   
           ix.   RUBY (HERRING) SINKS.
   
            x.   VENETA (HIGHT) SINKS.  

            Children of WILLIAM SINKS and NANNIE HOWARD) are:

              xi.    HAZEL (SINKS)4 STEWART, b. 04 25 1930.
             xii.    MILDRED SINKS, b. 07 26 1933; d. 10 9 1957.
             xiii.   CHARLES W. SINKS, b. 04 25 1935; d. 09 8 1954.
            xiv.    LAWRENCE SINKS, b. 09 8 1941.

        5.  CHARLES EDWARD3 SINKS (PETER2, POWELL1) was born 04 7 1881 in McLeansboro. 
             Illinois, and died 02 14 1944 in Rock Island, Illinois.  He married CARIE LEDA (CASEY) 11-7-
             1909 in McLeansboro, Hamilton Co. Illinois.

             Child of CHARLES SINKS and CARIE (CASEY) is:

             i.      GLEN ALBERT4 SINKS, b. 08 22 1917, Delafield, Illiniois.

        6.  GRACE3 SINKS (PETER2, POWELL1) was born 12 30 1887 in Hamilton Co. Ill, and died 10 30 
            1969 in Jefferson Co. Ill.  She married (1) ARTHUR LANGNER.  She married (2) WILLIAM T 
            MORTON
07 29 1903 in Hamilton Co. Illinois.

            Children of GRACE SINKS and ARTHUR LANGNER are:

            i.      BILL4 LANGNER.
   
         ii.     JOHN LANGNER.
   
         iii.    SUE.

        7.  ARTHUR3 SINKS (PETER2, POWELL1) was born 1889, and died 09 1945.  He married 
            MARTHA OLLIE (DOLLINS).

            Children of ARTHUR SINKS and MARTHA (DOLLINS) are:

            i.      HERMAN DALE4 SINKS, m. WANDA.
            ii.     HARRY DALE SINKS, m. VIRGINIA.
            iii.    ARTHUR JR. SINKS.
   
         iv.    BETTY SINKS.
   
          v.    WILLIAM JOSEPH SINKS.

        8.  ALBERT3 SINKS (PETER2, POWELL1) was born 11 19 1892, and died 1969.  He married (1) 
            DOLLIE 1913.  He married (2) PAULINE (ROBERTS) 1922.  He married (3) BERDIE 
            (YEARWOOD)
1938.

           Child of ALBERT SINKS and DOLLIE is:

            i.      BERNICE (BEAN)4 SINKS, b. 1913; d. 1981.
           ii.      ERNEST C.4 SINKS, b. January 11, 1916

           Children of ALBERT SINKS and PAULINE (ROBERTS) are:

            iii.     ALBERT NEAL4 SINKS.
   
         iv.     J. MAX SINKS, b. 1932.
             v.    ANNETTE (STOKER) SINKS, d. 1998.
            vi.     WILMA MARJORIE SINKS, b. 1922; m. JOHN J. PETERSON.
            vii.    CARROL ROBERT SINKS, b. 1936.

        9.  ROBERT POWELL3 SINKS (PETER2, POWELL1) was born 02 12 1900 in Missouri, and died 
             07 1964 in Mt. Vernon, Ill.  He married AGNES THERESA, daughter of HENRY SHORTELL and 
              MARY BEHLEN.

           Children of ROBERT SINKS and AGNES THERESA are:

            i.      JOHN4, b. 02 26 1928, Milwaukee, Wisc.
            ii.     MARY RUTH, b. 08 4 1929, Milwaukee, Wisc; d. 11 19 1998, Milwaukee, Wisc.
            iii.    HELEN, b. 05 14 1931, JEFFERSON, WISC; d. 01 23 1992, THORTON CO.
            iv.    PETER, b. 11 11 1933, DAHLGREN, ILLINOIS.
            v.     JAMES, b. 1935, Chigcago, Ill; d. 05 29 1984, Milwaukee, Wisc; m. BETTY.
            vi.    ANNA MAE, b. 05 13 1937, Chicago,Ill; m. S.G. SHOAF.

    10.  WALLACE F.3 SINKS (JAMES L.2, POWELL1) was born 05 26 1890 in Mississippi, and died 09 
           5 1972 in Mt. Vernon, Ill.  He married ETTA MAE BAKER 10 20 1910.

           Children of WALLACE SINKS and ETTA BAKER are:

            i.      MARY4 SINKS, b. Unknown.
            ii.     DAISY LORRAINE SINKS, b. 02 2 1914; d. 11 27 1980, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
            iii.    HARVEY WILLARD SINKS, b. 10 21 1920, Knobel AK; d. 1999, Chicago, Illinois.
            iv.    PAUL F. SINKS, b. 08 23 1923, Kennett, MO.


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