William Daniel Kirby

1830–1865 (Age 35)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of William Daniel

When William Daniel Kirby was born in 1830, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Wright Kirby, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Bryant, was 30. He married Nancy Ross on 28 October 1846, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1865, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

William Daniel Kirby
1830–1865
Nancy Ross
1827–1881
Marriage: 28 October 1846
Elizabeth Cerena Kirby
1848–1890
William Kirby
1851–1945
Dorcus Providence Kirby
1852–1884
Didama Kirby
1855–
Ameilia Jane Kirby
1856–1931
Jacob A Kirby
1857–1938
Henry Carrol Kirby
1862–1911
Mary Kirby
1863–1940

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1846Carroll, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 0
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 5
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1846
    Age 16
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern and eastern England called Kirby or Kirkby, from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + ‘farmstead, village’.Irish: adopted for Ó Garmhaic ‘descendant of Cíarmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘dark son’. Compare Kerwick .Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Geirble ‘son of Geirble’, a personal name of uncertain origin. The name is preserved in the townland name of Carrowkeribly in County Mayo.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kearbey
    Kirkby
    Kerwick
    Kearby
    Kerby

    Sources (10)

    • Daniel Kerby, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Daniel Kirby, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Daniel Kirby in entry for Amelia Jane Morgan, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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