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Mary “Polly” Kirkpatrick Andrews

  • Birth 29 Aug 1787 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 17 Jun 1813 Monroe County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Most probably buried on the land where she and her husband lived in Monroe County, Kentucky
  • Memorial ID 142779485

Daughter of Moses and Lucy Smith Kirkpatrick, Polly married William Alexander in Cumberland County, Kentucky on June 12, 1806. She and William moved to Monroe County, Kentucky and became parents to at least four children: Betsy, Lucinda, Amey, and Patrick. While she was in her indigo garden on June 17, 1813, she was accidentally shot and killed by a neighbor, William Gee, who was trying to shoot a squirrel. The location of her grave is unknown, but most probably on the land where she and William made their home. The Andrews Cemetery in Monroe County had not yet been established at this early date.


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  • Created by: Pat Iverson
  • Added: 18 Feb 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 142779485
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Polly” Kirkpatrick Andrews (29 Aug 1787–17 Jun 1813), Find A Grave Memorial no. 142779485, ; Maintained by Pat Iverson (contributor 46836677) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Most probably buried on the land where she and her husband lived in Monroe County, Kentucky.