Amos Harry Kirby

3 August 1872–19 May 1964 (Age 91)
Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Amos Harry

When Amos Harry Kirby was born on 3 August 1872, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Henry Gustavus Kirby, was 37 and his mother, Susan Helen Kezar, was 36. He married Julia Davis McDonald on 22 February 1897, in Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Arthur Township, Traverse, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Folsom Township, Traverse, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 19 May 1964, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Amos Harry Kirby
Julia Davis McDonald
Marriage: 22 February 1897
Bessie Mae Kirby
Hazel F Kirby
Virden Lavie Kirby
Adrian H Kirby

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota
Age 12
After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 24
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (16)

  • Harry Kirby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Kirby in household of Henry Kirby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harry A Kirby, "United States Census, 1920"

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