William Sykes was born in Doncaster, England, in 1807; he and his wife, Eliza, came to the United States, ending up in West Newton, Pennsylvania. William & Eliza had 11 children.
Last names of people marrying into the Sykes line include: Slater, Gingerich, Haworth, Ramer, Gilmer, Cummins, Jones, Moss, Garrett, Lee, Golden, Spinks, Dunlap, Forsyth, Long, Lowery, Bresnahan, Bedwell, Hayward, Scheihing, Spivey, Moore, Anderson, Santory, Matija, Bryce, Ferrell, Moore, Hodgson, Hammers, Lind, Wilson, May, Crawford, Smith, Nolan, Hendrix, Morris, Rowzer, Klein, Henning, Sommer, Higbee, Henderson, Markham, Follett, Gowans, Simpson, Linville, Pack, Barrett, Harrison, Hakes, Decamp, Halligan, Monson, Washington, Matchen, Davis, Cauthers, Blake, Muller, Wendt, Kruse, Messick, Aldana, Aktar, Daugherty, Waddell, Singerhoff, Snyder, Allgood, Chang, McDougal, Brizzee, Archibald, Earnest, Trueax, Kimball, Decarbonel, Kreutziger, Spicer, Norton, Hall, Fritz, Mattson, Bibby, Marra, Nixon, Hasness, Martin, Reed, Klink, Galland, Larson, Dreyer, Wilson, DeTillah, Arkush, Shochat, DeQuattro, Cooke, Dobson, Canfield, Peck, Heyse, Emmons, Regan, Loeffler, Faris, Lindsay, Bradley, Phelps, Malcomb, Graves, Blum, Hamilton, Haag, McAlexander, White, Lauxman, Wagoner, Stewart, Atkins, Baumgart, Thompson, etc. . .