Gertrude Charity Debaun


Brief Life History of Gertrude Charity

When Gertrude Charity Debaun was born in 1803, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, her father, Samuel DeBaun, was 29 and her mother, Mary Polly Divine, was 22. She married Alexander Kirkland on 20 December 1817, in Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fairbanks Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Madison Township, Madison, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died in 1891, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Kirkland
Gertrude Charity Debaun
Marriage: 20 December 1817
Samuel DeBaun Kirkland
John P Kirkland
Child # 1 Kirkland
Child # 2 Kirkland
Mary Jane Kirkland
William Riley Kirkland
Andrew J. Kirkland
Elizabeth E. Kirkland
Martha Ellen Kirkland

Sources (8)

  • Charity Kerkland in household of Alexander Kerkland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charity Deben, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Gertrude Charity DeBaun Kirkland, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1817Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries 1817: Sullivan, Indiana, United States


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries 1826: Jackson County created

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch De Boon, see Boon 3.

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

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