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More on the Early Kirksey Family-A Brick Wall

These early Kirkseys are very perplexing. The first mention of the family I am researching was in 1750 in Bladen Co., NC. Edward requested a survey be made of a piece of property containing 300 acres and the identifying description … Continue reading

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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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In Nora Byrd’s Kitchen

The summer’s found me traveling from Queens, New York to Macon, Georgia to visit my Aunt Nora Kirksey Byrd. There were no cousins in New York but there were five us during the summers in Georgia. On certain days, we … 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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Remembering Jack Kirksey this Memorial Day 2020

Jack Kirksey (Andrew Jackson Kirksey) was born in November 1917 in Reynolds, Georgia. His parents were Ira Hill and Mattie George Newsome Kirksey. He was my mother’s cousin. Jack married Kloye Ann Bowen in 1938 in Upson County. In 1940 … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom

Helen Kirksey Grassi We remember Mom today, May 19th,, the 100th anniversary of her birth. Woodrow Wilson was the president of the United States and it was the start of the time known as the “Roaring Twenties.” Barbers were discussing … Continue reading

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Sarah Kirksey Griffin

Sarah was probably born around 1744. The consensus of the many researchers is that she is the daughter of Edward Kirksey. She married William Griffin around 1767 in Chatham County, NC. She and William had the following children: John, Rebeccah … Continue reading

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Ida Elizabeth Philmon

Ida Elizabeth Philmon, was born on 28 June 1879 in Marshallville, Macon Co., GA, to Grandison (Grants) and Mattie Ulm Philmon. I thought it was interesting that the news headlines in 1879 included the first successful test of the incandescent … Continue reading

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From the Family History Revisited Web Page

There are many members in a family and each has a rich, wonderful history. The challenge is to locate the stories and information on the members that make up the family.  Some of the surnames I am working on are:  … 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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