John Robert Kirby

16 December 1859–

The Life of John Robert

When John Robert Kirby was born on 16 December 1859, his father, Elisha E. Kirby, was 35 and his mother, Terressa Hambleton Crook, was 27. He lived in Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Elisha E. Kirby
1824–1896
Terressa Hambleton Crook
1831–1916
George Washington Kirby
1852–1924
Mary K Kirby
1853–
Sallie Margaret Adline Kirby
1855–
Henry Clay Kirby
1857–1939
John Robert Kirby
1859–
Thomas Lafaett Kirby
1861–
Louie Kirby
1864–1898
Luiza James Kirby
1864–1898
Victoria Libetha Catherine Kirby
1866–1931
Wylie Elisha Kirby
1867–1929
Jennie Lucy Kirby
1871–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1824–1896Male

    Terressa Hambleton Crook

    Female1831–1916Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 2

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • John Kirby in household of Elisha Kirby, "United States Census, 1860"

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