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Hazel Ann "Hazy" Kirk Brassfield
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1825
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1919
Mercer County
Missouri, USA

Hazel Ann Kirk married Joseph Phipps July 22, 1846 in Anderson County, Tennessee. He died June 28, 1859. They had 9 children. She then married Jesse Huston Brassfield Dec 25, 1860 in Grundy County, Missouri. They had 5 children. Hazel was the daughter of Thomas Riley and Martha "Patsy" (Gwin) Kirk as shown by her death certificate.

Thank you so much to Classic, for making this memorial and then for transferring her to me. It is very appreciated!


Sister of Thomas Riley Kirk, Hugh Preston Kirk, Samuel L Kirk, Robert M Kirk, Wiley Clark Kirk and Francis M. Kirk.

From the Sacramento Daily Union, Monday, August 1st, 1859

On Saturday, the 25th of June, an affray occured at Grandville, Grundy county, Mo., in which George M. McAfee shot a man named Phipps, when Kirk, a brother-in-law of Phipps, drew a pistol and shot McAfee. Kirk immediately fled. The cause of the difficulty was not known. Phipps died on Tuesday night and McAfee was in a dying condition at last accounts.
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GRANVILLE, Grundy County, Missouri
Granville, an old town, flourished in the eighteen fifties, very near the present site of Dunlap. It had a general and grocery store, whose principle trade was in whisky, and a blacksmith shop. Here occurred the killing of McAfee and Phipps, about 1858.

The purpose of this chapter is to make mention, briefly of a portion only of those tragic events which have sometime been of great moment to the communities in which they occurred. The record is not complete. The doings of the Heatherleys, Grundy County's first criminals, are matters of tradition rather than of record. We can only know that they were here and committed numerous depredations, horse stealing and pilfering, prior to 1837. In about 1859 there was a double killing at the town of Granville. In a quarrel McAfee shot Phipps and was in turn shot by Clark Kirk.

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 Parents:
  Thomas Riley Kirk (1790 - 1882)
  Martha Riley Gwinn Kirk (1807 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Jesse Huston Brassfield (1838 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Jane Phipps Nelson (1849 - 1913)*
  Jesse Ruben Brassfield (1864 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Ann Kirk Brassfield (1825 - 1919)
  Wiley Clark Kirk (1829 - 1905)*
  Hugh Preston Kirk (1831 - 1890)*
  Francis M. Kirk (1833 - 1909)**
  Thomas Riley Kirk (1837 - 1906)*
  Robert McCamey Kirk (1840 - 1919)*
  Samuel L Kirk (1844 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Coon Cemetery
Mercer County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Diana
Originally Created by: classic
Record added: Aug 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95878253
Hazel Ann Hazy <i>Kirk</i> Brassfield
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Rest in peace!!
- Diana
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014
My 3rd G Grand Aunt~ Rest in peace!
- Diana
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
 
 
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