James Kirkbride

19 June 1851–19 March 1904 (Age 52)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

James Kirkbride was born on 19 June 1851, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Lucinda Gibson on 1 January 1874, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1855 and lived in Star Valley, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900. He died on 19 March 1904, in Freedom, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Kirkbride
Mary Lucinda Gibson
Marriage: 1 January 1874
Margaret Lucinda Kirkbride
James William Kirkbride
John Laurence Kirkbride
Robert Wesley Kirkbride
Sarah May Kirkbride
Charles Franklin Kirkbride
Lydia Edna Kirkbride
Gwellen Kirkbride
Bessie Luray Kirkbride
Lilas Larraine Kirkbride
Eva Valate Kirkbride

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1874Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 6
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 15
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (Cumbria): habitational name from a place in Cumbria near Carlisle, named from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + the Irish saint's name Bride (see Kilbride ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Kirkbride Emigrated as James Story

    James emigrated under the surname "Story," which was the married name of his paternal aunt he came to Utah with; however, his birth name was "James Kirkbride." He was part of the Richard Ballantyne Co …

    Sources (28)

    • Jas Story in household of Jno Story, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Kirkbride in entry for Lloyd C. Hanson and Edna Vincent, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James Kirkbride in entry for Sarah May Kirkbride Hill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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