Bivie Lafayette Kirk

7 April 1882–2 December 1955 (Age 73)
Henderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bivie Lafayette

When Bivie Lafayette Kirk was born on 7 April 1882, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lafayette Kirk, was 23 and his mother, Mary F Stanford, was 27. He married Mary Elnora Shackleford on 20 December 1898, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 1, Gibson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 December 1955, in Medina, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Centerville Cemetery, Medina, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bivie Lafayette Kirk
Mary Elnora Shackleford
Marriage: 20 December 1898
Florence Eunice Kirk
Aubrey C Kirk
Willie Chester Kirk

Spouse and Children

20 December 1898
Henderson, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lafayette Kirk





World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 20

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Binie Kisk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bivie L Kirk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • B L Kirk, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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