Merlin Luther Kirby1

Male, #38662, (28 May 1844 - 29 Dec 1913)
Birth*28 May 1844 Merlin was born on 28 May 1844.1 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 Member of 8th Mounted Tennessee Infantry Regiment in Civil War. 
Marriage*7 Jan 1868 He married Martha Demerris Wakefield on 7 Jan 1868 at age 23. 
Birth of Son11 Feb 1874 His son Dr. Alvis Young Kirby was born on 11 Feb 1874.1 
Birth of Son1 May 1876 His son Merlin McKnight Kirby was born on 1 May 1876 at Tennessee.2 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Merlin was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Macon Co., Tennessee. (Merlin L. Kerby, HH, 34, Physician, TN, TN, VA; Martha D. Kerby, wife, 28, TN, TN, VA; Allis M. Kerby, dau, 10, TN, TN, TN; A. Yong Kerby, son, 6, TN, TN, TN; Tully Kerby, son, 4, TN, TN, TN; Anna G. McKnight, other, F, Sng, Wh, 25, Teacher, KY, KY, KY; Amanda C. Sanders, F, Sng, Wh, 17, Servant, TN, TN, TN; M. L. Brockett, Son, Sng, Wh, 13, TN, TN, TN).2 
Death*29 Dec 1913 He died on 29 Dec 1913 at age 69.1 

Family

Martha Demerris Wakefield (17 Nov 1849 - 20 Feb 1934)
Marriage*7 Jan 1868 He married Martha Demerris Wakefield on 7 Jan 1868 at age 23. 
Children
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. Kirby/Hooper Report, Elizabeth Ann Kirby Hooper, Jacksonville, FL, to Warren Culpepper, 2002.
  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    E.D. 69, Macon Co., TN, page 3A, LDS CD.