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William Wirt Sikes

William Wirt Sikes, American journalist, diplomat.

Background

  • Sikes, William Wirt was born on November 23, 1836 in Watertown, New York, United States. Son of Doctor William Johnson and Meroe (Redfield) Sikes.

  • Works

    • Author: (2 novels) The World’s Broad Stage, 1868. One Poor Girl, 1869
    • British Goblins: Welsh Folk-Lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends, and Traditions, 1880. Rambles and Studies in Old South Wales, 1881.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanette A. Wilcox, 1855. Married second, Olive Logan, December 19, 1871.
    • father: Doctor William Johnson Sikes
    • mother: Meroe (Redfield) Sikes
    • spouses: Jeanette A. Wilcox
    • Olive Logan
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    Born November 23, 1836
    Died August 18, 1883
    (aged 46)
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