Joseph Mckissick

18 November 1788–19 August 1831 (Age 42)
Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Mckissick was born on 18 November 1788, in Union, South Carolina, United States, his father, Isaac McKissick, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Walker, was 20. He married Rhoda Palmer on 21 January 1813, in Union, Pinckney District, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 19 August 1831, in his hometown, at the age of 42, and was buried in Union, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Mckissick
Rhoda Palmer
Marriage: 21 January 1813
John Palmer McKissick
Martha McKissick
Margaret McKissick
Rebekah McKissick
Isaac Going McKissick
Hezekiah Palmer McKissick
Joseph Edward Jefferson Mc Kissick
James McKissick

Spouse and Children

21 January 1813
Union, Pinckney District, South Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac McKissick


    Margaret Walker





    Mary McKissick


World Events (8)


Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 4

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 12

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McIsaac .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Joseph McKissick, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Mckissick - Published information: death: 21 January 1813; Union, South Carolina, United States

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