James H Wykoff, 19101994 (aged 84 years)

James H /Wykoff/
Note: James was zero months old on 21 Apr 1910 when the census was taken.
Death of a paternal grandfather
Source: S4772
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandfather
Source: S4772
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Springdale Cemetery Plot: West 1/2-Plat B North-Lot 6 (Find A Grave Memorial# 95374035)
Death of a paternal grandmother
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandmother
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Springdale Cemetery, Plot West 1/2, Lot 67, Plat B (Find A Grave Memorial# 104730216)
Death of a father
Burial of a father
Note: St Clair Memorial Park
Death of a mother
Burial of a mother
Note: St Clair Memorial Park
Death of a brother
Note: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Family with parents
Birth: February 3, 1881 45 43 Madison, Jefferson, Indiana
Death: September 30, 1941East St Louis, St. Clair, Illinois
Birth: August 3, 1889 Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana
Death: December 20, 1947East St Louis, St Clair, Illinois
elder brother
elder brother
Birth: May 8, 1907 26 17 St Louis, Missouri
Death: August 1977St Clair, Illinois
3 years
Birth: May 16, 1910 29 20 St Louis, St Louis, Missouri
Death: September 27, 1994Collinsville, Madison, Illinois
younger brother
younger brother
younger sister
younger brother

James was zero months old on 21 Apr 1910 when the census was taken.


Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Shared note

In the 1910 US Federal Census for 9th Ward, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, 74-year-old Charles and his 73-year-old wife Nancy [McCaslin] Wykoff have been married 56 years and have had eleven children, 5 of whom are living [I have been able to identify only nine children]. In their household are their Indiana-born children, 39-year-old Mary, 29-year-old Harry, Harry's 24-year-old Indiana-born wife Zada [Talbert], and Harry and Zada's Missouri-born children, 6-year-old Ray, 2-year-old Nathan L and newborn James. Harry and Zada have been married 6 years and have had three children. Charles is a ship carpenter and Harry is a laborer in the government yards. Charles' father is now recorded as being born in Virginia and his mother in Indiana. Nancy's parents are now recorded as being born in Indiana. Zada's parents were born in Indiana.The family is living at 2511 South Third Street in a multi-family residence.They rent their flat.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for East St Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, 37-year-old Indiana-born Harry and his 33-year-old Indiana-born wife Zadie [Talbert] Wykoff have in their household their Missouri-born children, 15-year-old Ray, 12-year-old Louis [Nathan L on the 1910 census], 9-year-old James, 6-year-old William, 3-year 1-month old Harry and 4-month old Mary. Harry Sr is an oiler at a feed mill. He and Zadie can read and write. The only child who is attending school and can read and write is 9-year-old James. The family is living in a rented house at 130 5th Street.

The 1928 East St Louis City Directory records Harry Wykoff, his wife Zada [Talbert] Wykoff, and their sons James, N Louis and Ray Wykoff as living at 2129 St Louis Avenue, East St Louis, St Clair, Illinois. Harry is a "3B 1G" city employee. James is employed by Weissman Co. N Louis is employed by Rhodes Burford. Ray has no employment listed.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: James H Wykoff
Birth Year: 1910
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Missouri
State: U.S. At Large
Enlistment Date: 22 Jun 1942
Enlistment State: Illinois
Enlistment City: East St Louis
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: Grammar school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 68
Weight: 141

James served as a PFC until 24 Sep 1945 when he was discharged at the end of WWII.

James Wykoff died on 27 Sep 1994 in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois 62234 and was buried on 3 Oct 1994 in Section RR site 1492, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Road, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri. His Social Security Number was issued in Illinois before 1951.