Families and ancestry of sixteen great-grandparents

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  • ID: I149
  • Name: Reuben Kirkland
  • Given Name: Reuben
  • Surname: Kirkland
  • Suffix: Jr
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 9C5F4DC4B40446FC97ED2F6FEADE5088C891
  • Change Date: 1 APR 2012 1
  • Birth:
  • _PRIM: Y 10 DEC 1792 in Buford's Bridge, Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Event: comment 1829 , Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Note:
    from South Carolina Archives on-line index, Plats for State Land Grants, 1784-1868:
    ALSO, [vol/pg 49:23] 7 Apr 1829; plat for 1000ac on Saltketcher Swamp, Barnwell District surveyed by B.J. Allen for Lewis M. Ayer; other names: Reuben Kirkland, M. Moye, John Taylor
    ALSO, [vol/pg 53:42] 23 Nov 1840; plat for 963ac on Saltcatcher River Swamp, Barnwell District surveyed by John M. Allen for George W. Moye; other names: Beckand, Robert Kirkland, G.W. Mayer, Ritter, Berry Stone, W.K. Weekley
    ALSO, [vol/pg 53:43] 23 Nov 1840; plat for 850ac on Saltcatcher River Swamp, Barnwell District surveyed by John M. Allen for George W. Moye; other names: Burnap, Josiah Dickerson, R.W. Furman, Reuben Kirkland, Robert Kirkland, James Ulmer, William Ulmer; other locations: Boggy Gut Branch, Ward Branch, Wells Branch
    ALSO, [vol/pg 42:240] 10 Apr 1845; plat for 456ac on Willow Swamp, Colleton District surveyed by Henry W. Rice for Mary Moore; other names: J.C.D. Boat; Joseph Gatch, Reuben Kirkland, McCarter; other locations: Little Salkehatchie River, Mare Bay
    ALSO, [vol/pg 42:227] 3 Dec 1844; plat for 2120ac on McCunes Branch and Willow Swamp, Colleton District surveyed by Daniel Walker for John M. Raysor showing a tract belonging to Theadore Smyley; other names: J.W. Carter; Isaac John, R. Kirkland, David Walker, Isham Walker, William Walker; other locations: Burnt Bay, Hell Hole Branch, Little Salkehatchie River, Schoolhouse Branch
    2
  • Census: 1860 Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Note: 130/130: Rheubin Kirkland, 68, m, farming, $12,170re, $29,200pe, SC [also has 29 slaves and 6 slave dwellings listed on slave schedule] 3
  • Census: 1870 Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Note: Bamberg P.O., 79/79: KIRKLAND, Rhubin, 77, m, no occupation, SC; Margaret, 24, f, b, cook, SC; Robert, 4, m, b, at home, SC; Minnie, 2, f, b, at home, SC; Toney, 6, m, b, at home, SC; Sarah, 4, f, b, at home, SC 4
  • Death:
  • _PRIM: Y 11 JUL 1871 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Burial:
  • _PRIM: Y Kirkland family graveyard, , Bamberg, South Carolina
  • Note: From chronicle of the Kirkland family by Rev. W.C. Kirkland, 1923: "Both of them, two of their children, Mrs. Sarah Clark Brabham, and Reuben Kirkland, Jr., some of their grandchildren, other relations and some of their slaves, are buried in the Kirkland graveyard in sight of where they lived and died."
  • Reference Number: 185491



    Father: Reuben Kirkland b: ABT 1760
    Mother: Mary Clarke b: 1768 in Johnston, Granville District, South Carolina

    Marriage 1 Amy Branch b: 1800
    • Married: 23 FEB 1819
    Children
    1. Has No Children William Branch Kirkland b: 19 JAN 1820 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    2. Has No Children Rebecca Kirkland b: 16 FEB 1822 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    3. Has No Children George Tarleton Kirkland b: 14 MAR 1824 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    4. Has No Children Sarah Ann Kirkland b: 3 SEP 1826 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    5. Has No Children Benjamin Capers Kirkland b: 9 NOV 1828 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    6. Has Children John Cornelius "Nick" Kirkland b: 27 JAN 1831 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    7. Has No Children Needham Franklin "Frank" Kirkland b: 27 JAN 1831 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina
    8. Has No Children Reuben Edward Kirkland b: 27 JUL 1833 in Buford's Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Mizpah: A Family Book
      Title: Rev M M Brabham (1923), A McKay Brabham Jr (1978), Mizpah: A Family Book (R L Bryan Co, Columbia, SC 1978)
      Page: pg 24-35, pg 133-144, pg 179-199
      Text: The fifth child of Reuben Kirkland Sr was Reuben Jr. He married Amy Branch of Colleton District. o them were born a number of children, some of whom died before I could remember, if not before I was born. Those whom I knew were Needham Franklin and John Cornelius, twins, Neeb and Nick - "Neeb" later changing to Frank, while "Nick" held onto the end. with these twins was a sister, Sallie. Whether she was older or younger than the brohers I am unable to say...
    2. Abbrev: SC Archives
      Title: Records of the South Carolina Department of Archives & History
      Page: microfilm series
    3. Abbrev: US Census Records
      Title: US Census Records (www.ancestry.com)
      Repository:
        Name: ANCESTRY.COM

      Page: 1860; , Barnwell, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1213; Page: 347
    4. Abbrev: US Census Records
      Title: US Census Records (www.ancestry.com)
      Repository:
        Name: ANCESTRY.COM

      Page: 1870; Buford Bridge, Barnwell, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1483; Page: 167
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