Morris Cushman Kirk

Male1844–23 March 1914

Brief Life History of Morris Cushman

When Morris Cushman Kirk was born in 1844, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Richard L Kirk, was 29 and his mother, Angeline Cushman, was 24. He lived in Mason, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 March 1914, in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States.

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Richard L Kirk
Angeline Cushman
Erasmus G Kirk
Bleuford Kirk
Morris Cushman Kirk

Sources (4)

  • Morris Kirk in household of Richard Kirk, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maurice Cushman Kirk, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"
  • Morris Kirk in household of Richard Kirk, "United States Census, 1870"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Danish: from Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 16th century or earlier.

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

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