Emma Kirby

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

The Life of Emma

When Emma Kirby was born on 11 April 1802, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Kirby, 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
1794–1844
Emma Kirby
1802–1853
Marriage: 1821
John Herbert Cook
1822–
Charles Kirby Cook
1825–1867
Frederick Kirby Cook
1828–1882
George M. Cook
1832–1852
Mary Borden Cook
1836–1856

Spouse and Children

    Charles Cook

    Male1794–1844Male

    Female1802–1853Female

MARRIAGE
1821
children

(5)

    John Herbert Cook

    Male1822–Male

    Charles Kirby Cook

    Male1825–1867Male

    Frederick Kirby Cook

    Male1828–1882Male

    George M. Cook

    Male1832–1852Male

    Mary Borden Cook

    Female1836–1856Female

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Kirby

    Male1771–1849Male

    Female1774–1856Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

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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