June 28, 2013
Last Fridays: Blues on the Burwell Lawn with Ben Payton
July 26, 2013
Last Fridays: Blues on the Burwell Lawn with Ron Hunter
William Whedbee Kirkland
William Whedbee Kirkland was born on February 13, 1833, in Ayr Mount in Hillsborough, NC. He died on May 12, 1915.
Places of Residence
- General. William Whedbee Kirkland served as a General at Gettysburg and Petersburg for the Confederate States of America during the America Civil War. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps in China.
- Parents: John Umstead Kirkland (1802-1879) and Elizabeth Adam Simpson (1809-1881).
- Spouse: Susan Hardee, married on February 16, 1859.
- Maternal grandparent: Samuel Simpson.
- five brothers, Alexander McKenzie Kirkland (1841-1900), Robert Roulhac Kirkland (1855-1862), Samuel Simpson Kirkland (1831-1904), Thomas Ruffin Kirkland (1839-1842) and John Umstead Kirkland, [Jr.] (1838-1914).
- six sisters, Annie Ruffin Kirkland (1835-870s) , Elizabeth Simpson Kirkland (1845-1849), Infant Kirkland (1830-1830), Margaret Jane Kirkland (1847-1895), Maria Simpson Kirkland (1850-1929) and Susan Mary Kirkland (1843-1914) .
- Others: Infant Hill (niece), John Kirkland Hill (nephew, b. 1869) and Halbert G. Hill, [Jr.] (nephew, b. 1874).