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Mary Louise Kirby

Mary Louise Kirby[1]

Female 1893 - 1977  (84 years)

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  • Name Mary Louise Kirby 
    Nickname Louise, Mary Louisa 
    Born 11 Apr 1893  Saint Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 17 Dec 1893  St. Luke's Church, St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1900  Talbot St., St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Federal Census - St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland 
    Residence Sep 1903  Samuel Ready School, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence From 15 Feb 1904 to 15 Apr 1911  Kelso Home For Girls, Garrison Ave., Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Census 1910  Kelso Home For Girls, Garrison Ave., Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Federal Census - 15th Ward, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland 
    Census 1920  2103 Dukeland St., Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Federal Census - 15th Ward, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland 
    Census 1930  3908 Fernhill Ave., Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Federal Census - 15th Ward, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland 
    Residence 1935  3908 Fernhill Ave., Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 1940  3908 Fernhill Ave. Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Federal Census - 4-415, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland 
    _UID 6C1BF4E4F27E57448507E1183A359EE9E590 
    Died 18 Apr 1977  Phoenix, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Buried 20 Apr 1977  Woodlawn Cemetery, Gwynn Oak, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 15
    Person ID I7  Lechthaler/Powell Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2015 

    Father James Elsbury Kirby,   b. Mar 1866, St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1903, St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Emma Jane Buker,   b. Jul 1871, St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1904, St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1888  Parsonage of St. Luke's Church, St. Michaels, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17, 18, 19
    _UID EB5DAD370A24574BACBE8EDDE37ACE302C6E 
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Roy William Gerwig,   b. 22 Nov 1893, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1963, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1917  Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21, 22
    _UID 3B7ED0470AD29344956E21B642AA4756E695 
    Children 
     1. Charles Raymond Gerwig,   b. 14 Mar 1919, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1982, Phoenix, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Audrey Louise Gerwig,   b. 18 Aug 1923, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2013, Easton, Talbot, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mary Louise Kirby about 1913
    Mary Louise Kirby about 1913
    Mary Louise Kirby in Betterton Md about 1914
    Mary Louise Kirby in Betterton Md about 1914
    Mary Louise Kirby and Audrey Louise Gerwig about 1929
    Mary Louise Kirby and Audrey Louise Gerwig about 1929
    Front L-R Luther, Roy, Ray, Back L-R Louise, Lottie, Rahn?, Ada about Oct 1955
    Front L-R Luther, Roy, Ray, Back L-R Louise, Lottie, Rahn?, Ada about Oct 1955
    Charles Lechthaler, Roy Gerwig, Louise Kirby, Harry Kirby about 1958
    Charles Lechthaler, Roy Gerwig, Louise Kirby, Harry Kirby about 1958
    Mary Louise Kirby, Emma Estelle Kirby, Roy William Gerwig about 1962
    Mary Louise Kirby, Emma Estelle Kirby, Roy William Gerwig about 1962
    Mary Louise Kirby about 1969
    Mary Louise Kirby about 1969
    Mary Louise Kirby & William Thomas Buker Kirby Baptism In St. Luke's Church Book
    Mary Louise Kirby & William Thomas Buker Kirby Baptism In St. Luke's Church Book
    Mary Louise Kirby Obituary in 20 Apr 1977 Baltimore Sun Newspaper
    Mary Louise Kirby Obituary in 20 Apr 1977 Baltimore Sun Newspaper
    Mary Louise Kirby Tombstone Woodlawn Cemetery
    Mary Louise Kirby Tombstone Woodlawn Cemetery

  • Notes 
    • 1/13/2012 Talbot Co. Maryland, Register of Wills Books checks made for all ancestor lines.

      From LDS at
      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-24262-25418-78?cc=1803986&wc=13660956#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2F13659627

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Account index, 1777-1960 - Image 52 of 113
      Numerous Kirby's but only Williams noted here.
      Buker - none found
      William Kirby J.P./4/436 - from MSA JP4 Guardian account 1805-1807, see below 1795-1801, Vol. 4
      Wm Kirby R.F./6/501 - from MSA RF6 Admin account 1711-1728, see below Accounts, 1711-1804, Vol. 6
      James/Sarah/Anna Maria Marshall only - Sarah Marshall J.H.H./21/646 found at Accounts, 1847-1860, Vol. 21,
      1 Sep 1854, Marshall index at image 58 & 108
      Ellonora Morgan only - not found, Morgan index at image 61
      James Wales J.P./12/24, J.P./12/33 - did not try and find.

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Account index, 1785-1845
      Kirby - found orphan Henrietta Kirby assumed to be daughter of William, 11 Apr 1809
      Marshall - found Anna Maria Marshall assumed to be daughter of James, 13 Aug 1811
      Morgan - Ellenora Morgan not found
      Wales - - not found

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Account index, 1846-1878
      Buker - none found
      Kirby - no direct Kirby ancestor info found
      Wales - none found

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Accounts
      Checked for
      Buker (> 1850 only),
      Kirby,
      James/Sarah/Anna Maria Marshall (< 1850 only),
      Ellenora Morgan (< 1820 only),
      Wales
      only known direct ancestor connections noted
      1699-1710, Vol. 1
      1711-1804, Vol. 6 - William Kirby, husband of Sarah, inventory dated Feb 1804
      1789-1790, Vol. 2
      1790-1795, Vol. 3
      1790-1797, Vol. 1
      1795-1801, Vol. 4 - William Kirby, account by Hinson Kirby, 1796, includes payment to Aquilla Kirby
      1797-1802, Vol. 2
      1801-1803, Vol. 5
      1802-1805, Vol. 3
      1804-1807, Vol. 7
      did not do remainder of Accounts, based on findings Account index, 1777-1960 I do not believe it is worth the effort.

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Bonds
      Checked for
      Buker (> 1850 only),
      Kirby,
      James/Sarah/Anna Maria Marshall (< 1850 only),
      Ellenora Morgan (< 1820 only),
      Wales
      only known direct ancestor connections noted
      1664-1709, Vol. 1
      1682-1717
      1776-1809
      Henrietta Kirby, orphan of Aquilla Kirby, minor in the hands of John Arringdale, dated 11 Apr 1809, pg 533, image 270
      1777-1791
      image 306 had index, William Kirby (pg 376), Hinson Kirby and Cloudsbery Kirby Sr. for William Kirby, 7 Dec 1795
      1796-1829
      William Kirby pg 345 image 192, Jonathan Leonard, Jonathan Hopkins, Thomas Kirby bond on estate of Will aim Kirby,
      Nov 1803
      James Marshall pg 97 image 534, Archibald McNeil Marshall, Henry McNeil, William B. Matthews bond on estate of
      James Marshall, Aug 1815
      James Marshall pg 342 image 190, Sarah Marshall, Archibald Marshall, James Marshall, James McNeil, bond on
      estate of late James Marshall, 15 Oct 1803
      1830-1852

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Distributions,
      Checked for
      Buker (> 1850 only),
      Kirby,
      James/Sarah/Anna Maria Marshall (< 1850 only),
      Ellenora Morgan (< 1820 only),
      Wales
      only known direct ancestor connections noted
      1783-1795, Vol. A
      1796-1813, Vol. B
      William Kirby Pg 50 image 40 William Kirby dec'd, children Cloudsbury, Benjamin, Aquilla, Juliana Benny, Hinson, William,
      Cecelia Bending, Jesse, Thomas, Dec 1799
      William Kirby Pg 146 image 89 William Kirby dec'd, wife Sarah, children Thomas, Edward, Mary, Martha, Elizabeth,
      William, Nov 1804
      Aquilla Kirby Pg 284 image 158 Aquilla Kirby dec'd, wife Mary, children Hannah, Henrietta, Mary, Emily, Caroline,
      Nov 1811
      1817-1821, Vol. C
      1825-1845, Vol. D
      1845-1857, Vol. E
      Sarah Marshall Pg 222, image 127, distribution of the negros that belonged to Sarah Marshall, Oct 1854
      Sarah Marshall Pg 226, image 129, Sarah Marshall dec'd, children Mary Nicols, Susan Ann Buckley, George Porter,
      Alexander Marshall, Sep 1855

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Inventory index, 1635-1900
      Checked for
      Buker (> 1850 only),
      Kirby,
      James/Sarah/Anna Maria Marshall (< 1850 only),
      Ellenora Morgan (< 1820 only),
      Wales
      only known direct ancestor connections noted
      William Kirby JP/E/419 image 228, Dec 1795

      Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1629-1983 - Talbot - Will index, 1669-1900
      Checked for
      Buker (> 1850 only),
      Kirby,
      James/Sarah/Anna Maria Marshall (< 1850 only),
      Ellenora Morgan (< 1820 only),
      Wales
      only known direct ancestor connections noted
      William Kirby JP/9/116 image 64, William Kirby, wife Clarissa Kirby, children Eveline, Thomas, Jul 1838
      William Morgan JB/3/139 image 74, William Morgan, wife Elizabeth, son James Morgan, sister Nelly Kirby wife of
      William Kirby, Apr 1783

      ----
      Resident of Kelso Home 2/15/1904 to 4/15/1911.
      ----
      Apr 11 1893 birth date came from St. Lukes's bapstism book. Under the name Mary Louisa.
      ---
      Woodlawn cemetery record has date of birth April 15, 1894.
      ---

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Warren Lechthaler Notes on Kirby Family (3 pages of notes scanned and attached).

    2. [S1] The Yingling Genealogy, Claude J. Rahn; Vero Beach Florida, (Unpublished 1958), http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/books., 120.
      1895

    3. [S18] Kelso Home For Children letter date 7/29/58 in possession of Donald Lechthaler as or 8/15/6, page 1.
      1893

    4. [S45] Kirby family bible.

    5. [S35] Tombstone.

    6. [S160] St. Luke's Church (aka Sardis Chapel), St. Michaels Maryland Church Books, 1890-1917 Record book.
      Pages 151 & 152:
      Baptized Dec 17, 1893, Mary Louisa, born Apr 11 1893, parents Janmes E & Emma J. Kirby, mode of baptism sprinking, baptized at their home St. Michaels, officiating minister S.J. Morris, Mrs. Wales present.

    7. [S7] 1900 Federal Census, series T623 roll 628 page 96.

    8. [S11] 1910 Federal Census, series T624 roll 558 page 118.

    9. [S18] Kelso Home For Children letter date 7/29/58 in possession of Donald Lechthaler as or 8/15/6.

    10. [S10] 1920 Federal Census, series T625 roll 664 page 52.

    11. [S6] 1930 Federal Census, series T626 roll 859 page 179.

    12. [S618] 1940 Federal Census.
      Viewed via ancestry.com; Image 17 of 28; S.D. No 7, E.D. No 4-415, Sheet 9A

    13. [S24] Baltimore Sun newspaper obit in possession of Suzanne Hood as of 8/19/2006, 20 Apr 1977, page D9.
      Mary Louise Gerwig Obit.

    14. [S3] Social Securty Death Index, http://ssdi.rootsweb.com/.
      Under Mary Gerwig.

    15. [S139] Cemetery Record.
      Fax from Woodlawn cemetery received Jan 3, 2008.
      Gerwig, Mary Louise
      Age 83
      Lot No 333
      Plot N. Washington
      Grave No. 1
      Register of Internment No. 21980
      Folio 3
      Page 161
      Date of Birth April 15, 1894
      Date of Death Apr 18, 1977
      Date of Internment Apr 20, 1977
      Last residence Manor Care Nursing Home, Baltimore Co. Maryland

    16. [S32] Maryland Archives Resource, CM1003, CR 10,016.
      Talbot County Ciruict Court Marriage Record. Minister W.B. Walton. License date June 24, 1888. James E. Kirby age 23 at time of marriage. Emma J. Buker age 20 at time or marriage. Married in St. Michaels.

    17. [S132] Ministers And The Maryland Churches They Served 1634-1990, Edna Agatha Kanely.
      William B. Walton (Meth Epis) - Sardis Chapel, St. Michaels, 1872-74, 1887-89.
      Sardis Chapel is now St. Luke's Methodist Church.

    18. [S160] St. Luke's Church (aka Sardis Chapel), St. Michaels Maryland Church Books, 1875-1890 Record book.
      page 276 & 277:
      June 26th 1888 James E. Kirby & Emma J. Buker, both of St. Michaels, pastor W.B. Walton, married at the St. Michaels M. E. Parsonage, Mrs Rosa E. Eaton and [unreadable] being present.

    19. [S32] Maryland Archives Resource.
      TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Marriage License) 1840-1940 C3010
      1886-1895 T4515 JH Marriage License 03/28/02/007 C3010-9

      at http://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/coagser/c3000/c3010/000000/000009/pdf/msa_c3010-000009.pdf

      Jame E. Kirby & Emma J. Buker marriage license

    20. [S6] 1930 Federal Census, series T626 roll 870 page 264.

    21. [S56] World War I Draft Record, Registration Location: Baltimore (Independent City) County, Maryland; Roll: 1684139; Draft .
      Roy is noted as being married on WWI draft card completed 6/5/17.

    22. [S672] Family information from Donald Lechthaler.
      Their daughter Audrey had a ring engraved with 6/2/17 and their initials, so I have assumed that was the day they got married. Based on the fact they both lived in Baltimore City at the time I also have assumed that is where they married.


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