Henry Leonard Kilgore

Brief Life History of Henry Leonard

When Henry Leonard Kilgore was born on 6 August 1841, in Mercer, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Kilgore, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Sarah Hinkley, was 29. He married Helen M. Hussey on 16 October 1879, in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Smithfield, Somerset, Maine, United States for about 10 years and United States in 1880. He died on 4 December 1898, in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Henry Leonard Kilgore
Helen M. Hussey
Marriage: 16 October 1879
Mary Frances Kilgore
Harry Leonard Kilgore MD

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  • Henry L Kilgore in household of Samuel Kilgore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry L. Kilgore, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Henry L. Kilgore, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Name Meaning

Irish (Tyrone and Derry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Gheáirr ‘son of the short lad’, from the adjective geárr ‘short’. In Scotland there has been some confusion with Kilgour .

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

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