Category Archives: Kirksey

Namesakes in the Kirksey Family

There is one branch of my family that was very patriotic and a number of the family members were named after historical figures, including the founding fathers. My double great grandfather’s name was Andrew Jackson Kirksey and he had a … Continue reading

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Isaac Kirksey – the youngest?

Isaac may have been the youngest of these Kirkseys in Chatham Co.    When Edward was listed on the tithable list of 1755, he was listed along with two adult males, probably Gideon and Christopher.   Therefore, Isaac was not of … Continue reading

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Christopher Kirksey’s Descendants

Elhanan William:  E. William was married to Catherine Cobb on 2 Jan 1794. She died 4 May 1837. In Pickens District, South Carolina, Robert Kirksey was the administrator of the goods chattels Rights and Credits of E.W. Kirksey deceased.  The … Continue reading

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Perthany Kirksey, Christopher’s Widow

Perthany died the seventh day of March 1826.  Isaiah and Mark were the administrators of her estate which Christopher had left to her during her natural life.  In doing so, they completed their duties of executing their father’s last will … Continue reading

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Christopher Kirksey- the oldest son?

Christopher Kirksey was born around 1734 or so. He was married around 1770  to Perthany said to be his cousin.  Was Perthany a cousin with the surname Kirksey or was she a cousin with another last name.   There may have … Continue reading

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The Children of Gideon II

The children of Gideon II are listed in a previous blog: William Henry settled in the Huntsville Alabama area. He died in 1844.  He was married to Jelico. After her husband’s death William Henry’s brother Isaac suggested she sell her … Continue reading

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Gideon II – NC & TN

After his father’s death, Gideon Jr. appears in the Chatham County, NC, grantee index, however, the deed is dated the thirtieth day of August on thousand seven hundred and ninety nine between William Kirksey  on the one part and Gideon … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Family

We know a little about Gideon’s children. They are mentioned in his will dated 3 May 1801 probated 11 Aug 1801 (WB A page 65).  His wife was Mary, his sons were Abraham, William, Gideon, and Isaac and William Poe Steward … Continue reading

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Edward Kirksey

#1 Edward Kirksey On 21 Aug 1751 a land entry for 300 acres in Bladen Co., NC was registered for Edward Kirksey. The deed was entered in Orange County. Earl of Granville Edward 300 acs. 3/8/1757 Wm. Churton p. 7 … Continue reading

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Merry Month of May

After completing a 16 day trip through the national parks in Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico, it is time to refocus on genealogy and play catch-up on mail and other stuff. This is the merry month of May and … Continue reading

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