Susanna Kirby

Femaleabout 1785–

Brief Life History of Susanna

Susanna Kirby was born about 1785, in Virginia, United States. She married John Henderson on 17 January 1803, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in her hometown.

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John Jones
–1849
Susanna Kirby
1785–
Marriage: 4 December 1821
John Jones

Sources (4)

  • Susannah Kirby in entry for John Henderson, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Susannah Kirby in entry for John Henderson, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Susannah Kirby in entry for John Henderson, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1821Albemarle, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 1

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1788 · Becomes the 10th state

    Age 3

    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 34

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern and eastern England called Kirby or Kirkby, from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + ‘farmstead, village’.

    Irish: adopted for Ó Garmhaic ‘descendant of Cíarmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘dark son’. Compare Kerwick .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Geirble ‘son of Geirble’, a personal name of uncertain origin. The name is preserved in the townland name of Carrowkeribly in County Mayo.

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

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