Jane Kirby

about 1841–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Kirby was born about 1841, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Turner Kirby, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Cromartie, was 32. She lived in Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

William Turner Kirby
1802–1862
Elizabeth Cromartie
1809–1858
William T. Kirby
1829–
John Kirby
1831–
Henry Kirby
1833–
Louisa Kirby
1834–
Louisa Kirby
1834–
George Leonidas Kirby
1834–1901
Anne Kirby
1836–
Elizabeth Kirby
1838–
Addie Kirby
1840–
Jane Kirby
1841–
Ruhama Jane Kirby
1845–
Col. Henry Kirby
1851–1925

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    William T. Kirby

    Male1829–Male

    Male1831–Male

    Male1833–Male

    Louisa Kirby

    Female1834–Female

    Louisa Kirby

    Female1834–Female

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 12

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England called Kirby or Kirkby, from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + býr ‘settlement’.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Garmhaic ‘descendant of Ciarmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘dark son’. Compare Kerwick .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jane Kirby in household of Will T Kirby, "United States Census, 1850"

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