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Sylvester, Richard
M: Mary Kirk

This genealogy starts back in Lincolnshire, England with the Bean family. Ann Bean married Thomas Kirk, both from Lincolshire. Their son, William Kirk, married in England.

William Kirk's daughter, Mary, was b. 31 May 1851 in Lincolnshire and at the age of 3 migrated with her parents to Wexford, Ontario, Canada. Richard Sylvester was a native of a small town, Tedford, Ontario, not far from Wexford. Richard Sylvester and Mary Kirk were married 10 Oct 1872.

Richard homesteaded in Kittson County


Children of Richard Sylvester and Mary Kirk:

William Sylvester
D: Sep 1957
M: Belle Lenore Ferguson d. Jul 1952

Children of William Sylvester and Belle Lenore Ferguson:

Marjorie Sylvester
B: 13 Jan 1904
M: Carl Ash

Maribel Sylvester
B: 26 Oct 1906
M: 25 Dec 1937, Allen Berg

Children of Allen Berg and Maribel Sylvester:

William Berg

Warren Sylvester
B: 1908
M: Dorothy Aafedt

Arthur Sylvester
B: 1911
M: Esther Vradenberg


Isabella Sylvester

Mary Sylvester

Richard Sylvester

Leonard Sylvester (twin)

Lena Sylvester (twin)

George Sylvester

Plus two who died in infancy.

Mrs. Maribel Berg - Essay by Debra Rabe

Kittson Historical Society Book # 1