Sixth Generation


463. Hiram Clinton Kirkpatrick was born on 10 March 1847 in Reed's Creek, Lawrence Co., Arkansas.173 He died on 7 July 1921 at the age of 74 in Newport, Jackson Co., Arkansas.173 He was buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Elm Store, Randolph Co., Arkansas.9,173 Hiram Kirkpatrick was born 10 March 1847 at Reed's Creek, Arkansas, the eight child of Edmund Singleton and Anna Barnett (Woodrome) Kirkpatrick. He enlisted in the Seventh Arkansas Infantry of the Confederate Army in the Civil War. On 5 June 1865, he was paroled and discharged at Jacksonport, Arkansas. According to his war record, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, had blue eyes and dark hair and a dark complexion.

In January of 1870 he married Mary Jane Brewer, who was born 14 February 1848, possibly in Myrtle, Missouri. She seems to have gone by the name Jane. Hiram was a baptist minister in Northern Arkansas. He died 7 July 1921, and his wife Jane died 4 February 1902. They are both buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Newport, [correction: Elm Store, Randolph County] Arkansas.

There was four children of the marriage.

A HISTORY OF THE CURRENT RIVER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
HIRAM C. KIRKPATRICK
Elder H. C. Kirkpatrick lived in Myrtle, Missouri, but much of his service was with Arkansas Churches and State Line Association. He was a better preacher than the average for his day and was in great demand. He was a missionary for State Line Association in 1878 and was elected moderator that year. He was elected moderator again in 1882 and 1887. In 1888 he was pastor of the Bethan [sic], Levanon, and New Salem Churches - the latter two being in Missouri. His report to State Line Association in 1888 was as follows: "Miles traveled, 1950, sermons preached 108, conversions witnessed 19, pastor of three churches, baptisms 2, received cash or its equivalent, $94.45." In 1887 he served Antioch Church (Old Reyno) as pastor We regret that we could not learn more facts about this faithful preacher.

Hiram Clinton Kirkpatrick and Mary Jane Brewer were married on 16 January 1870 in Oregon Co., Missouri.174 Mary Jane Brewer was born on 14 February 1848 in Myrtle, Oregon Co., Missouri.173 She died on 4 February 1902 at the age of 53 in Newport, Jackson Co., Arkansas.173 She was buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Elm Store, Randolph Co., Arkansas.9,173

Hiram Clinton Kirkpatrick and Mary Jane Brewer had the following children:

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i.

Dora Kirkpatrick.

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ii.

Nora Kirkpatrick.

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iii.

Flora Kirkpatrick.

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iv.

Cora Kirkpatrick.