Submitted by Maureen
Sinks Lenzo. Thanks, Maureen!
Pub. Dahlgren Echo, June 22, 1922.
SINKS, Peter.. died 13 June 1922. Born; 11 March
1855, Jefferson Co.
Illinois. in his home in Dahlgren; son of Powell and Mary (Story) Sinks. Married
Hart, 20 June 1876; 12 children, 4 died in infancy; 8 survive, Mrs. H. A.
Larkins, Dahlgren; Charles Edward, William Henry, and Allie Albert Sinks of
Mt. Vernon; Mrs Alice Sights of Mt. Vernon; Fred Morlan Sinks, Lincoln;
Arthur of Belle Rive and Powell Sinks of Dahlgren.
Pub. Times Leader, May 23, 1935
SINKS, Ruth (Hart) daughter of Marion and Lockie Hart, was
born in Woodbury
Tenn. July 25th, 1860. On Saturday, May 18th, 1935 the death angel called her
home. She professed faith in Christ at an early age and united with the
Missionary Baptist Church and remained a member until her death.
In the year of 1876, she was united in
marriage to Peter Sinks with whom
she lived happily until his death.
To this union there were born 12
children, of which for died in infancy,
and a Daughter Mrs Vina Larkins who died at the age of 45.
Those who are left to mourn her
departure are Edward Sinks of Magnolia,
Ill., William Sinks, address unknown, Mrs. Grace Langner, Chicago, Ill.,
Arthur Sinks, Belle Rive, ILL., Albert Sinks, Mt. Vernon, ILL., Mrs. Alice
Marr of Chicago, ILL., Powell Sinks of Chicago, ILL., 34 grandchildren, 8
great grandchildren, 3 sisters, 1 brother and a host of relatives and friends.
She was a true friend and neighbor and
always ready to help in sickness
and death. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at
the Baptist Church in Dahlgren at 1
O'clock p.m., with Rev. John B. Maulding in charge. Burial was made in the
We wish to express our sincere thanks to
all the friends and neighbors
who assisted in the sickness and death of our loving mother, Mrs. Sinks.
Signed; THE CHILDREN.
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