Andrew Kirkpatrick


Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Kirkpatrick was born in 1710, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Alexander Kirkpatrick, was 60 and his mother, Chloe Coward, was 45. He married Mary Minary in 1725, in Belfast, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1790, in Prosperity, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Andrew Kirkpatrick
Mary Minary
Marriage: 1725
Martha Kirkpatrick
Elizabeth Kirkpatrick
Captain John Kirkpatrick Sr.
David Kirkpatrick

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  • Andrew Kirkpatrick in entry for Rebecca Kirkpatrick, "New York Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Kirkpatrick -

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  • Marriage
    1725Belfast, Ireland
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (3)


    Age 4

    Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.


    Age 65

    When the American Revolution began in 1775, the people of Delaware were not sure they wanted to split from England. When it came time to vote for the Declaration of Independence in 1776, even the delegates were split with two delegates in favor of independence and one against. The night before the vote, Caesar Rodney, who was for independence, was in the city of Dover. When he learned that the vote was taking place, he rode 70 miles at night through a thunderstorm to Philadelphia in order to vote so that Delaware would join the other colonies in declaring independence.


    Age 66

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from either of two places in Dumfriess called Kirkpatrick or any of various other places in Scotland, all so named from the dedication of their church to Saint Patrick. The Scottish word kirk sometimes replaced Gaelic cill ‘church’ in placenames; compare Kilpatrick .

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

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