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Elisha Franklin Kirksey
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1809
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1897
Lumpkin
Stewart County
Georgia, USA

Family moved to GA shortly after birth. He grew up in Jasper County. Was school teacher in Madison, established Lumpkin Male Academy. During Civil War, at request of governor ran "Kirksey Salt Works" in Ochlochnee Bay in Florida with 50-300 (sources differ) slaves. Clerk of superior court and inferior court off and on from 1858 till
1866. He was a justice of the peace from 1877 thru 1889.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Isabella Irwin Kirksey (1822 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Jared Irwin Kirksey (1843 - 1846)*
  Virginia Texas Kirksey Watts (1845 - 1925)*
  Andrewetta Jackson Kirksey Lowe (1848 - 1913)*
  Annie Lizzie Kirksey Simpson (1854 - 1929)*
  Franklin Kirksey (1856 - 1903)*
  Thomas Williams Kirksey (1859 - 1888)*
  Isabella Adaline Kirksey (1862 - 1915)*
  Kate Bennett Kirksey Lowe (1866 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Side Cemetery
Lumpkin
Stewart County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: George Lowe
Record added: May 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52131107
 

 
 
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