Elsie Marie Kirkland

21 January 1921–19 September 2010 (Age 89)
Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elsie Marie

When Elsie Marie Kirkland was born on 21 January 1921, in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, her father, Alexander Kirkland, was 35 and her mother, Muriell 'Minnie' Devine, was 29. She had at least 1 daughter with Edwin Freeman. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Mercer, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Harrodsburg, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States for about 19 years. She died on 19 September 2010, in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Freeman
1921–2007
Elsie Marie Kirkland
1921–2010
Ann Harriet Freeman
1942–2017

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Ann Harriet Freeman

    Female1942–2017Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1885–1973Male

    Muriell 'Minnie' Devine

    Female1891–1932Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 5

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English (now mainly East Midlands) and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on land belonging to the Church, from northern Middle English kirk ‘church’ + land ‘land’. There are several villages named with these elements, for example in Cumbria, and in some cases the surname will have arisen from these. Exceptionally, Kirkland in Lancashire has as its second element Old Norse lundr ‘grove’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elsie Kirkland in household of Alex Kirkland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Kirkland in household of Alix Kirkland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie K Freeman in entry for Flossie K Carpenter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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