Seventh Generation


1048. James Howard Kirkpatrick was born in 1829 in Arkansas City, Arkansas Co., Arkansas.5,148 He lived in Royal, White, Arkansas in 1850.5 He died in 1872 at the age of 43 in Warwickshire, England.5


James H. Kirkpatrick was born in Tennessee. He served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War, and did not return from the war; children: Amos; Presley; John Lewis.
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Notes from Julie Kirkpatrick:
1860 Census, Arkansas, Montgomery County, Mountain Township
July 21, 1860. Post Office-Harold, p. 64
424/414 Kirkpatrick, James H., age 31, $781, Farmer, Arkansas
Kirkpatrick, Louisa, age 31, Tennessee
Kirkpatrick, Presley, age 8, Arkansas
Kirkpatrick, Lewis, age 5, Arkansas
Kirkpatrick, Amos, age 1, Arkansas

Note: I believe that the J. H. Kirkpatrick who joined Co. D, 10th Arkansas Infantry is my James H. Kirkpatrick. His two card service record shows him enlisting September 1, 1861 at Austin, Arkansas, being promoted to Corporal on March 21, 1862, and deserting August 15, 1862. He disappears at this point. Also missing is his wife Louisa Breshears Kirkpatrick. Their three sons are living with Pressia Kirkpatrick Breshears, his mother, in the 1870 White County Census. It is not known what happened to James and Louisa. There is a family legend that James and Louisa ran off together to Illinois to escape the war. There is no evidence to prove this story.

Howard Kirkpatrick was born in 1829 in Arkansas. Howard was a Confederate Soldier and did not return from the war.

James Howard Kirkpatrick and Louisa Breshears were married on 12 May 1852 in White Co., Arkansas.402


Book "A" White County, Arkansas Marriage Records:
p. 33 James Kirkpatrick, age 23, to Louisa Preshia, age 18, both of White County.
Solemnized: May 12, 1852 by W. Gilbert
Filed: June 2, 1852 Louisa Breshears was born about 1829 in Tennessee, McDonough Co., Illinois.148

James Howard Kirkpatrick and Louisa Breshears had the following children:

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Presley Kirkpatrick was born about 1852 in White Co., Arkansas.148

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John Lewis Kirkpatrick.

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Amos Kirkpatrick was born about 1859 in White Co., Arkansas.148