Helena Jeneva ''Jennie'' Kirk

15 January 1857–9 June 1901 (Age 44)
Sampsel, Livingston, Missouri, United States

The Life of Helena Jeneva ''Jennie''

When Helena Jeneva ''Jennie'' Kirk was born on 15 January 1857, in Sampsel, Livingston, Missouri, United States, her father, James Harvey Kirk, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Marguerite Wood, was 19. She married Robert Lewis Hale on 12 November 1874, in Livingston, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Sampsel Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 9 June 1901, in Sampsel, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lewis Hale
Helena Jeneva ''Jennie'' Kirk
Marriage: 12 November 1874
Margaret E. Hale
John Hampton Hale
Helen Eglentine Hale
Blanche Coi Hale
Pansy Hale
William Harvey Hale
Robert O Hale
Eva Ethel Hale

Spouse and Children

12 November 1874
Livingston, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 13

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English, and Danish: from northern Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hellen G Hale in household of Robert L Hale, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jeneva Hale in household of Robert Hale, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hellen Kirk in household of James Kirk, "United States Census, 1870"

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