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Barnet Lee Kirksey

Barnet Kirksey better know as Barney was a farmer in Taylor County, Georgia. He is listed in the Bible as Barnet but someone changed it to Barney. He was born 16 January 1876 to Andrew Jackson Kirksey, known as Grandpa … Continue reading

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Beginnings – Edward Kirksey – North Carolina

My surname of interest is Kirksey. We have a one name study and over a hundred members at one time or another we were sharing information. We were trying to piece together the beginnings of the Kirksey family in America … Continue reading

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Hugh Barnett

I don’t know too much about this ancestor.   He’s a new leaf on my tree.    He was married to Elizabeth at the time of his death.  From DAR records, during the Revolutionary War he provided services and was an … 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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Who is Rebecca Rickman?

Some think Rebecca Rickman is the wife of Edward Kirksey.  I don’t know what to think about this. Thomas Rickman wrote his will in 1761 and it is probated in Halifax Co., Virginia.  Per his will, “I give to my … Continue reading

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