Nim Rod Kirk

24 October 1891–21 September 1965 (Age 73)
San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States

The Life of Nim Rod

When Nim Rod Kirk was born on 24 October 1891, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, his father, Gilbert Franklin Kirk, was 32 and his mother, Abigail Delila Thompson, was 35. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hall, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 8, McCulloch, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 September 1965, in Doole, McCulloch, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Stacy Cemetery, Stacy, McCulloch, Texas, United States.

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Gilbert Franklin Kirk
Abigail Delila Thompson
Callie L Kirk
William Kirk
Tennie Kirk
Patsy Lucille Kirk
Nim Rod Kirk
Byrd Franklin Kirk
Anna Kirk
Willie Bell Kirk

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English, and Danish: from northern Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nimmie Kirk in household of Gilbert Kirk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nimrod R Kirk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nim R Kirk in household of Gilbert F Kirk, "United States Census, 1930"

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