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Daniel KIRKLAND, Sr.

Male 1783 - 1863  (80 years)


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  • Name Daniel KIRKLAND 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 22 Mar 1783  Spartanburg County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 25 Oct 1850  Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Dec 1863  Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 4 Dec 1865  Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bishop Cemetery, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Patricia A. West, "John Kirkland, b ca. 1750/60, and His Children," St. Louis: Unpublished manuscript, 2003, downloaded from West, Kirkland & Allied Families at www.websitewiz.com/genealogy.

      (2) Source: Patricia A. West , "Daniel Kirkland, b 1783 SC - d 1863 AL," St. Louis: Unpublished manuscript, 2006. According to this source, Daniel KIRKLAND was born on 22 March 1783 in Spartanburg County, SC. He married Elizabeth PARKER circa 1809 in Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, TN. He moved with his brother Archibald KIRKLAND to Cotaco [later Morgan] County, AL circa 1817-18. The families floated town the Tennessee River to west of Hartsille in Morgan County on Flint Creek, where Daniel and his family settled. He died on 10 December 1863 in Morgan County at age 80. He was buried at Morgan County in Bishop Cemetery. His will was written 25 October 1850 and probated 4 December 1865 in Morgan County. He was a farmer, slave holder and Primitive Baptist.

      (3) BLEDSOE COUNTY, TN - CENSUS - 1815 Tax List <http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/bledsoe/taxlists/1815/1815tax .txt>:

      Kirkland, Daniel

      (4) A household headed by Daniel KIRKLAND is listed in the 1840 census of Regiment 39, Morgan County, AL.

      Listed in Daniel's household are 1 free white male between 50 and 60 years of age; 1 free white female between 5 and 10 years of age; 1 free white female between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white female between 15 and 20 years of age; and 1 free white female between 40 and 50 years of age.

      Since only one male is listed in Daniel's household, he must be the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 50 and 60 years of age. He was born between 1780 and 1790, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that Daniel's wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 40 and 50 years of age, she would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that the other persons in Daniel's household are children of Daniel and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of three daughters (one of which daughters would have been born between 1830 and 1835, one of which daughters would have been born between 1825 and 1830, and one of which daughters would have been born between 1820 and 1825, according to the 1840 census).

      (5) A household headed by Daniel KIRKLEN is listed in the 1850 census of Division 10, Morgan County, AL.

      Daniel is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 67 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1783. According to the 1850 census, he was born in SC.

      Listed with Daniel is his wife, Elizabeth, who was then 56 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1794. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Daniel is his son-in-law, Joel SANDLIN, a farmer who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1822. According to the 1850 census, he was born in AL.

      Also listed with Daniel is his daughter, Elizabeth SANDLIN, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1820. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Daniel is Louiza PARKER, who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1833. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN. The relationship between Daniel KIRKLEN and Louiza PARKER is not listed in the 1850 census; however, she was probably related to Daniel's wife, whose maided name was PARKER.

      Also listed with Daniel is his granddaughter, Sarah BISHOP, who was then was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1840. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      Also listed with Daniel is his grandson, Francis BISHOP, who was then was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, she was born in AL.

      (6) According to 1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules [database online], Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004, Daniel KIRKLEN of Division 10, Morgan County, AL owned nine slaves in 1850.

      (7) A household headed by Daniel KIRKLAND is listed in the 1860 census of the Northwest Division, Morgan County, AL.

      Daniel is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 78 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1782. According to the 1860 census, he was born in NC.

      Listed with Daniel is his wife, Elizabeth, who was then 66 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1794. According to the 1860 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Daniel is his granddaughter, Elizabeth Bishop, a seamstress who was then 27 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1853. According to the 1860 census, she was born in AL.

      (8) Patricia A. West , "Daniel Kirkland, b 1783 SC - d 1863 AL," St. Louis: Unpublished manuscript, 2006:

      Will of Daniel Kirkland, Court Record 22, page 48, 4 December 1865, Morgan Co., AL Probate Court.?Verbatim transcript.

      "Being of sound mind and disposing mind, I, Daniel Kirkland of the County of Morgan and State of Alabama, do make and ordain this as my last Will and Testament in the form following:

      "1st, It is my Will and desire that all my just debts by [be?] paid.

      "Item 3rd: I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Elizabeth Kirkland, all of my real and personal property during her natural life, she keeping the same together except such surplus of stock as she may not need for her own use and such. I desire her to sell at the highest bidder on such terms as she may direct.

      "Item 4th: At the death of my beloved wife it is my express will and desire that all my real and personal estate be divided equally between my children and grandchildren and the heirs of their bodies as follows: Ann Bishop, Mary Ann Reeves, Milly Easly, Polly Reeves, Martha Ratliff, Elizabeth Sandlin, Amanda Jane Ratliff, and the children of my deceased daughter, Pervina [Penina] Ratliff, to-wit: Jane; Edward, Sylvester; Clemens and Robert Ratliff.

      "Item 5th: I further desire and request my friends, Jonathan Burleson and Jesse Sivley to act as Executors of this my last will and testament, hereby expressly authorize and requesting my said Executors that after the death of my wife and the payment of all her just debts that they divide my said real and personal estate above bequeathed among my said children and grandchildren share and share alike giving to my grand children as aforesaid their deceased mother's share Giving to each one of my heirs and equal portion of my land as nearly as may be _____ [line illegible] personal to be sold as my said Executors may think best and the proceeds divided among my said heirs, etc., as heretofore provided for.

      "Item 6th: I hereby nominate and appoint my friends, Jonathan Burleson and Hickman Reeves, Guardians of my said grand children named and provided for in Item 4th, this my last will and testament, and that they will attend fully to interest as heirs of my estate, entitled to their deceased mother's share.

      "Witness my hand and seal this 25th day of October 1850. In the presence of subscribing witnesses.

      "D. Kirkland. (Seal)

      "Attest:
      Horation Philpot
      S. M. Morrow.
      Henry F. Scruggs.

      "Will proved on 4 Dec 1854 by subscribing witness."

      4 December 1865, page 47, Morgan County Probate Court, Decree Probating Will of Daniel Kirkland?Verbatim transcript:

      "The Court recited filing of will by widow, Elizabeth Kirkland; appearing that resident next of kin, to-wit: Ann Bishop, wife of Joseph Bishop, Mary Ann Reeves and her husband, Hickman Reeves, Elizabeth Sandlin and her husband, Joseph Sandlin, Amanda J. Ratliff and husband, James Ratliff have at least 10 days notice?that non-resident heirs, to-wit: Milly Easly and husband, William Easly, Martha Ratliff, Polly Reeves, and the heirs of Pernina Ratliff, deceased who was a daughter of Daniel Kirkland, to-wit: James Ratliff, Edward Ratliff, Sylvester Ratliff, Clemons Ratliff, and Robert Ratliff, and the heirs of Polly Reeves, who was a daughter of said Daniel Kirkland, to-wit: Hick Reeves, Amanda Reeves, Mary Reeves, Francis Reeves, Burnett Reeves, Columbus Reeves, James Reeves, and _____ Reeves have had notice?no one contesting." [Then follows record of citation of proof.]

      "Ordered and adjudged that said paper writing be admitted to probate?ordered to record."

      (9) Bishop Cemetery <http://www.genealogyshoppe.com/almorgan/bishopcem.htm>:

      KIRKLAND, D. b. March 22, 1783 d. Dec. 10, 1863
    Person ID I14055  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2021 

    Father John KIRKLAND,   b. Between 1750 and 1760, Scotland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800, Present-Day Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, TN? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Mary DELOT 
    Married Between 1775 and 1780 
    Family ID F6328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth PARKER,   b. 28 Feb 1794, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1866, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1809  Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann KIRKLAND,   b. Abt 1811, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 22 Jun 1870, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     2. Mary Ann KIRKLAND,   b. 15 Dec 1812, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1881, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Emildred KIRKLAND,   b. 22 Nov 1813, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1904, Pickens County, AL? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Mary KIRKLAND,   b. Abt 1816, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Dec 1865  (Age ~ 49 years)
     5. Penina KIRKLAND,   b. 2 Jun 1818, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1847, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     6. Elizabeth Roberson KIRKLAND,   b. 2 Nov 1819, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1900, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Martha M. KIRKLAND,   b. 8 Apr 1821, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1904, Itawamba County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Daniel Parker KIRKLAND, Jr.,   b. Abt 1826, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1830 and 1840, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     9. Amanda Jane KIRKLAND,   b. 16 Sep 1829, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1882, Morgan County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F6334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart