John R T Kirksey

23 December 1838–13 August 1903 (Age 64)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of John R T

When John R T Kirksey was born on 23 December 1838, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Elisha Kirksey, was 56 and his mother, Vashti Barton, was 45. He married Cornelia Ann Stephens on 25 May 1865, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Beat 2, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1880. He died on 13 August 1903, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John R T Kirksey
1838–1903
Cornelia Ann Stephens
1846–1885
Marriage: 25 May 1865
Mollie Van Kirksey
1866–1955
Mattie Cumi Kirksey
1869–1960
Albert Sidney Kirksey
1873–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1865
Itawamba, Mississippi, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 11

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861

Age 23

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • John R T Kirksey in household of Elisha Kirksey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John R Kirksey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John R. Kirksey, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

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