John William Kirkwood

25 December 1869–23 February 1933 (Age 63)
Zachary, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Kirkwood was born on 25 December 1869, in Zachary, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, his father, John Kirkwood, was 39 and his mother, Miranda Borskey, was 27. He married Permilia Jane Hunt on 18 September 1890, in Zachary, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States in 1870. He died on 23 February 1933, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Kirkwood Family Cemetery, Zachary, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Kirkwood
Permilia Jane Hunt
Marriage: 18 September 1890
Nannie Kirkwood
Lucy Jane Kirkwood
Julia Violet Kirkwood
Sarah Grace Kirkwood
Jennie Kirkwood
John Henry Kirkwood

Spouse and Children

18 September 1890
Zachary, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Kirkwood


    Miranda Borskey




    Homer Kirkwood


    James Gene Kirkwood


    Marranda Kirkwood




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 17

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places named as being a wood belonging to the Church or situated by a church ( see Kirk ). There are places so called in Ayrshire, Dumfries, and Lanarkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Wm Kirkland in household of John Kirkland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J W Kirkwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John W Kirkwood, "United States Census, 1920"

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