George G Kirby

10 March 1893–10 April 1971 (Age 78)
Moody, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of George G

When George G Kirby was born on 10 March 1893, in Moody, McLennan, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Taylor Kirby, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Maggie Emmitt McSpadden, was 26. He married Walcie Lee Linville on 31 January 1932, in Hill, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hill, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 10 April 1971, in Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Itasca Cemetery, Itasca, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George G Kirby
1893–1971
Walcie Lee Linville
1905–1980
Marriage: 31 January 1932
Billie Dean 'Sally' Kirby
1934–2009

Spouse and Children

    Male1893–1971Male

    Walcie Lee Linville

    Female1905–1980Female

MARRIAGE
31 January 1932
Hill, Texas, United States
children

(1)

    Billie Dean 'Sally' Kirby

    Male1934–2009Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Taylor Kirby

    Male1855–1896Male

    Margaret Maggie Emmitt McSpadden

    Female1867–1931Female

siblings

(4)

    Pearl Kirby

    Female1890–1891Female

    Male1893–1971Male

    Thomas Taylor Kirby

    Male1896–1896Male

    Male1896–1978Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • George G Kirby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George in entry for Billy Dean Or Sally Kirby, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • George G Kirby, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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