The Sinyard family rests in Cass Cemetery in Downer’s Grove, Illinois. There is the main family stone with 4 stones along side of it. Two of the stones belong to the two wives of John Sinyard. Eliza Garlick died in 1875. John then married Esther who died in 1914. Della, the young daughter of John and Eliza died in 1869 and rests next to Esther. John himself died in 1918 and rests next to his beloved wife, Eliza.
Name: John Franklin Sinyard
Birthday: about 1859
Parents: John B. Sinyard & Eliza Garlick
Relationship: Married to Mary Ann Bittles, father of 5 children.
Children: Stewart, Margaret, John, Mary & Edward.
Hometown: born in Michigan
Last Known Residence: Lemont, Illinois
Education: able to read and write
Occupation: Quarry Laborer
Death: after 1894. He does not appear in the 1900 census with his family, though Mary is still listed as “married.” In the 1910 census Mary is listed as a widow.
Relationship to Me: 2nd great-grandfather
Name: Joshua Garlick
Birthday: March 27, 1799
Parents: Joshua Garlick & Hannah Stafford
Relationship: Married to Mary Downes, father of 9 children.
Children: Hannah, Mary, Robert, Wright, Eliza, Eliza (Sinyard), Thomas, Sarah & Ann.
Hometown: Glossop, Derbyshire, England
Current Residence: Lockport, Illinois
Immigration: July 5, 1842 aboard the Monmouth from Liverpool
Education: Unable to read or write
Death: Between 1850 & 1860
Cemetery: A cemetery somewhere in Lockport, Illinois
Relationship to me: 4th great-grandfather