Sydnor, Rev. Giles Granville

Sydnor, Rev. Giles Granville

Male 1864 - 1941  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name Sydnor, Giles Granville  [1, 2
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born Dec 1864  Halifax County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Jun 1880  Meadsville, Halifax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 12 Sep 1918  406 3rd Ave, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 26 Sep 1941  Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8
    Person ID I1253  Sackett
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 

    Father Sydnor, Giles,   b. Abt 1836, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Rayster, Rebecca Pleasant,   b. Abt 1833, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Children
    1. Sydnor, Rev. Giles Granville,   b. Dec 1864, Halifax County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1941, Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F15764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sackett, Evelyn Aiken,   b. Oct 1875, Appomattox County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1897  Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Children 
     1. Sydnor, Charles Sackett,   b. 21 Jul 1898, Richmond County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1954  (Age 55 years)
     2. Sydnor, Giles Granville Jr.,   b. 21 Aug 1900, Floyd County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1987, Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Sydnor, Henry Moseley,   b. 29 Nov 1902, Rome Floyd, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1951, Sherman, Grayson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Sydnor, Louise L.,   b. 25 Aug 1906, Rome, Floyd, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1984, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Sydnor, James Rawlings,   b. 8 Mar 1911, Floyd County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1999, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1864 - Halifax County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Jun 1880 - Meadsville, Halifax, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jun 1897 - Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sydnor, Charles Sackett - 21 Jul 1898 - Richmond County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sydnor, Giles Granville Jr. - 21 Aug 1900 - Floyd County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sydnor, Henry Moseley - 29 Nov 1902 - Rome Floyd, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sydnor, Louise L. - 25 Aug 1906 - Rome, Floyd, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sydnor, James Rawlings - 8 Mar 1911 - Floyd County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Sep 1918 - 406 3rd Ave, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1941 - Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Town/Village/Neighborhood Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region/Continent/Ocean Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Weygant, p. 320 has his name as: Rev. G. G. SNYDER. However, the 1900 census and the SSDI for his son, Charles, has the surname as SYDNOR.
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      1900 Census; Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia
      SD No. 40; ED No. 63; Sheet No. 8A; 5 June 1900
      1109 Green St.
      143/215
      Sydnor, Giles, Head, W, M, Dec. 1864, 35, M, 3, Virginia, Virginia, N. Carolina, Minister Presbyterian
      Sydnor, Evelyn, Wife, W, F, Oct 1874, 25, M, 3, 1-1, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia, ---
      Sale, Wm., Bro-in-law, W, M, Nov. 1874, 25, M, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia, Telegraph operator
      Sydnor, Charles, Son, W, M, --- ---, Un, S, Georgia, Virginia, Virginia, ---

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Weygant, Weygant, Charles H., (Newburgh, N. Y., 1907), p.320 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S558] WorldConnect db: johns, Bob Newsome.

    3. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census.

    4. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Mar 2017.
      1880 Census, enumerated 2 Jun 1880 in Meadsville, Halifax, Virginia, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Giles Sydnor Self M 44 Virginia, United States
      Rebecca P Sydnor Wife F 47 North Carolina, United States
      Wm S Sydnor Son M 26 Virginia, United States
      Peter B Sydnor Son M 22 Virginia, United States
      Lizzie Sydnor Daughter F 20 Virginia, United States
      Susan C Sydnor Daughter F 19 Virginia, United States
      Carrie V Sydnor Daughter F 17 Virginia, United States
      Giles G Sydnor Son M 16 Virginia, United States
      Rebecca S Sydnor Daughter F 14 Virginia, United States
      Sally R Sydnor Daughter F 11 Virginia, United States
      Beverly S Sydnor Son M 8 Virginia, United States
      Clem S Sydnor Son M 6 Virginia, United States
      Ernest S Sydnor Son M 3 Virginia, United States
      Jinnie Crews Other F 20 Virginia, United States
      John Crews Other M 2 Virginia, United States
      Sarah E Crews Other F 7 Virginia, United States
      John Thornton Other M 20 Virginia, United States
      Richard Lacy Other M 28 Virginia, United States

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC54-KB9 : 11 August 2016), Giles G Sydnor in household of Giles Sydnor, Meadsville, Halifax, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 118, sheet 237D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1369; FHL microfilm 1,255,369.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1014] WWI Draft Registration, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 16 Mar 2017.
      Name Giles Granville Sydnor
      Event Type Draft Registration
      Event Date 12 Sep 1918
      Event Place Floyd County, Georgia, United States
      Residence 406 3rd Ave, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia
      Gender Male
      Nationality United States
      Birth Date 21 Aug 1900
      Birthplace , , United States
      Occupation College student
      Relative Dr. G.G. Sydnor, 406 3rd Ave, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia

      "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZZZ-2V1 : 12 December 2014), Giles Granville Sydnor, 1917-1918; citing Floyd County, Georgia, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,557,065.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 Mar 2017.
      The Bee (Danville, Virginia), 27 Sep 1941, page 10

      DR. GILES SYDNOR PASSES TO REWARD

      Retired Presbyterian Clergyman, Halifax Native, Succumbs in Carlestown

      Charlestown, W. Av., Sept. 27 --(AP)--Funeral services for and burial will take place here today of Dr. Giles Granville Sydnor, retired Presbyterian clergyman, who died here yesterday after a brief illness.

      Dr. Sydnor, a former moderator of the Virginia Synod of the Presbyterian church, was stricken Wednesday at Berryville, Va., while attending a meeting of the WInchester Presbytery and was removed to a hospital here.

      A native of Halifac county, Va., he was a graduate of the Union Theological Seminary. Her retired last January 1, after serving as pastor of the Charlestown Presbyterian church since 1919. Prior to that he held pastorates in Augusta and Rome, Ga., and in the Bedford, Va., area.

      Surviving are these children: Dr. Charles A. of Duke, University; James R. Sydnor of Richmond, Va.; Granville G. Sydnor of Marinsburg; Henry M. Sydnor, Jefferson county school superintendent, and Mrs. Hugh M. McCormick, Fredrick, Md.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    7. [S1620] West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999, (Family Search) (Reliability: 3), 15 Mar 2017.
      Name Giles Granville Sydnor
      Event Date 26 Sep 1941
      Event Place Jefferson, West Virginia
      Father's Name Giles Sydnor
      Mother's Name Rebecca Pleasant Rayster
      Affiliate Repository Type County Records

      "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMQ6-P2D : 4 December 2014), Giles Granville Sydnor, 26 Sep 1941; citing Jefferson, West Virginia, County Records, 11939, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,983,561.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S1620] West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999, (Family Search) (Reliability: 3), 15 Mar 2017.
      Name Giles Granville Sydnor
      Event Date 26 Sep 1941
      Event Place Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia
      Gender Male
      Age (Expanded) 76 years 9 months 10 days
      Birth Date 1865
      Marital Status Widowed
      Occupation Presbyterian Minister
      Affiliate Repository Type County Records

      "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMD4-1N5 : 4 December 2014), Giles Granville Sydnor, 26 Sep 1941; citing Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia, County Records, 174, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 829,327.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 Mar 2017.
      Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland), 25 Jun 1897, page 8

      Lynchburg, Va., June 24-- . . .

      Rev. Granville G. Sydnor, of the Presbyterian church at Evington, Campbell County, and Miss Evelyn A. Sackett, daughter of Mr. Charles H. Sackett, a prominent lawyer of this city, were married here tonight, the ceremony being performed by the pastor, Rev. F.F. McFadden. The church was elaborately and handsomely decorated and was crowed with friends and relatives of the couple.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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