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William Wirt Sikes

journalist , diplomat

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