Samuel Kilgore


Brief Life History of Samuel

Samuel Kilgore was born in 1780, in South Carolina, United States as the son of John Kilgore. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Jemima Mercer. He lived in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States in 1850.

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Samuel Kilgore
Jemima Mercer
Lucretia Kilgore
John M. Kilgore
Cynthia Kilgore
Jonathan W. Kilgore
Elizebeth Kilgore
William A Kilgore
Mary M. Kilgore
Elbert Kilgore

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  • Samuel Kilgore incorrectly transcribed as "Daniel Helson" in "United States Census, 1850"

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Children (8)

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 8

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.


Age 32

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Irish (Tyrone and Derry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Gheáirr ‘son of the short lad’, from the adjective geárr ‘short’. In Scotland there has been some confusion with Kilgour .

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

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