Willie Ann Kirby

1839–
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Willie Ann

When Willie Ann Kirby was born in 1839, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Laurence Kirby, was 30 and her mother, Temperance H Ross, was 29. She married William P Stricklin on 11 December 1855, in Saline, Illinois, United States. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

William P Stricklin
Willie Ann Kirby
1839–
Marriage: 11 December 1855

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1855Saline, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860
    Age 21
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 31
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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 (3)

    • Kearby in household of Henry L Kearby, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Willie Ann Kerby, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Wily Ann Kirby in household of Henry L Kirby, "United States Census, 1870"

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