Mary Kirby

2 May 1824–17 July 1906 (Age 82)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Kirby was born on 2 May 1824, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, David Kirby Sr., was 46 and her mother, Mary Anderson, was 42. She married Robert Hardcastle on 3 December 1846, in Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 17 July 1906, in her hometown, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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Robert Hardcastle
Mary Kirby
Marriage: 3 December 1846
David Ewing Hardcastle
William Bailey Hardcastle
Nancy Elizabeth Hardcastle
Jane E. Hardcastle
John Henry Hardcastle

Spouse and Children

    Robert Hardcastle



3 December 1846
Warren, Kentucky, United States


    David Ewing Hardcastle


    Nancy Elizabeth Hardcastle


    Jane E. Hardcastle


    John Henry Hardcastle


    William Bailey Hardcastle


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 6

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 22

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

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 (3)

  • Mary Hardcastle in household of Gill B Hardcastle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Hardcastle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Hardcastle in household of R Hardcastle, "United States Census, 1870"

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