Emma Kirby

11 April 1802–13 November 1853 (Age 51)
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Kirby was born on 11 April 1802, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Kirby I, was 31 and her mother, Abigail Sage, was 27. She married Charles Cook in 1821. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 13 November 1853, in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Charles Cook
Emma Kirby
Marriage: 1821
John Herbert Cook
Charles Kirby Cook
Frederick Kirby Cook
George M. Cook
Mary Borden Cook

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World Events (8)

Age 1
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 10
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 17
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England called Kirby or Kirkby, from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + býr ‘settlement’.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Garmhaic ‘descendant of Ciarmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘dark son’. Compare Kerwick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Emma Kirby in entry for Charles Cook, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Emma Kirby, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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