William Alvin Kirby

b. 27 May 1863, d. 26 April 1920

Parents

FatherJohn P. Kirby b. about 1830
MotherMiriam Medcalf b. about 1839, d. before 1910
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Christian Martin Larsen
In Family LineLarsen

Information

Name Variation  William Alvin Kirby was also known as William P. Kirby. 
Possible BirthdateMay 1862 According to at least one source, his birthdate was May 1862 birthplace was Illinois. 
Birth27 May 1863 He was born on 27 May 1863 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. 
1870 Census
(with Parents)
20 Jul 1870 William appeared in the 1870 Federal Census of Lassater, Hamilton County, Illinois,in the household of his parents, Miriam and John P. Kirby
1880 Census
(with Parents)
14 Jun 1880 William appeared in the 1880 Federal Census of Lassater, Hamilton County, Illinois,in the household of his parents, Miriam and John P. Kirby
Marriage4 Oct 1891 William Alvin Kirby and Alnestena Larsen, daughter of Martin Luther Larsen and Louisa Edwards, were married on 4 Oct 1891 in Stoddard County, Missouri.
1900 Census6 Jul 1900 William Alvin Kirby appeared as head of household in the 1900 Federal Census of Castor Township, Stoddard County, Missouri, as Wm Kirby. Living with him was his wife, Alnestena, and their children, Verna and Ruth. He is a married white male, age 38. Born May 1862. Married 9 years. He was born in Illinois. His father was born in Tennessee, his mother in Missouri. His occupation is farmer. He can read, write, and speak English. He owns his home, free of mortgage. It is a farm. 
1910 Census28 Apr 1910 William Alvin Kirby appeared as head of household in the 1910 Federal Census of Castor, Stoddard County, Missouri, as William A. Kirby. Living with him was his wife, Alnestena, and their children, Verna and Ruth, as well as his father, John P. Kirby. He is a married white male, age 47. This is his first marriage. Married 19 years. He was born in Illinois. His father was born in Tennesse, his mother in Missouri. He can speak English. His occuption is farmer on his own farm. He was not out of work on April 15, 1910. He was out of work 0 weeks in 1909. He can read and write. He owns his home, free of mortgage. It is a farm, number 126 on the farm schedule. 
1920 Census16 Jan 1920 William Alvin Kirby appeared as head of household in the 1920 Federal Census of Castor Township, Stoddard County, Missouri, as William A. Kirby. Living with him was his wife, Alnestena, and their children, Verna. He is a married white male, age 53. He owns his home, it is mortgaged. He can read and write. He was born in Illinois. His father was born in Tennessee, his mother in Missouri. He can speak English. His occupation is farmer on a general farm. It is number 107 on the farm schedule. 
Death26 Apr 1920 William Alvin Kirby died on 26 Apr 1920 in Castor, Stoddard County, Missouri, at age 56. Cause of death: acute nephritis.
Burialafter 26 Apr 1920 He was buried after 26 Apr 1920 in Bloomfield Cemetery, located in Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Missouri.

Children of William Alvin Kirby and Alnestena Larsen

3 known children of William Alvin Kirby and Alnestena Larsen may still be living.