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Harriet Rebecca (Allen) Kimsey (1861 - 1925)

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Harriet Rebecca Kimsey formerly Allen
Born in Cherokee Count, North Carolina, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 9 Feb 1878 in Cherokee County, North Carolina, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Polk County, Tennessee, USAmap
Profile last modified 26 Jan 2020 | Created 24 May 2016
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Harriet Rebecca Allen, daughter of David Lemuel Warren Allen and Calarinda Rogers, was born on 14 Jan. 1861[1] at Cherokee County, North Carolina.[2]

She appeared on the census of 22 July 1870 in the home of her parents at Shoal Creek Township, Cherokee County, North Carolina.[3]

She married Walter Scott Kimsey, son of John D. KImsey and Caroline Whitaker, on 9 Feb. 1878 at Cherokee County, North Carolina.[4][1][5]

She and Water Scott appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Polk County, Tennessee.[5]

Harriet died on 5 Sep. 1925 at Postell, Polk County, Tennessee, and was buried at Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Turtletown, Polk County, Tennessee. [2] Her memorial has a photo of her headstone and links to those of family members.[1]


22 July 1870

Shoal Creek Township, Cherokee County, North Carolina.

  • Warren Allen 47 b. GA.
  • Clarinda Allen 48 b. SC.
  • John Allen 21 b. TN.
  • Elizabeth Allen 19 b. TN.
  • Adaline Allen 17b. TN.
  • Eusebe Allen 14 b. NC.
  • Samuel Allen 12 b. NC.
  • Harriett Allen 10 b. NC.
  • Pane Allen 9 b. NC.
  • Dactore Allen 5 b. NC.
  • Delishman Allen 3 b. NC.[3]
1 June 1900

Polk County, Tennessee.

  • Scott W Kinsey 42 b. Nov. 1857 m age 22. b. TN. farmer.
  • Hariett R Kinsey 40 wife b. Jan. 1860 NC. m 22 yrs. 12 children 9 living.
  • Samuel L Kinsey 19 son b. May 1881 TN.
  • Quince U Kinsey 17 son b. April 1883 TN.
  • Henry M Kinsey 15 son b. Dec. 1884 TN.
  • Pinkney W Kinsey 11 son b. Sep. 1888 TN.
  • Traner A Kinsey 9 son b. Sep. 1890 TN.
  • Freddie D Kinsey 7 son b. Oct. 1892 TN.
  • Scott J Kinsey 5 son b. Oct. 1894. TN.
  • Thomas W W Kinsey 3 son b. Aug. 1896 TN.
  • Luvenia C Kinsey 8/12 dau. b. Sep. 1899 TN..[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave Memorial# 5609858 Harriet Rebecca Allen Kimsey
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harret Rebecca Kimsey, Harret Rebecca Allen Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1959; Roll #: 185. Her husband was the informant. The death certificate has dob as Jan. 1865.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Year: 1870; Census Place: Shoal Creek, Cherokee, North Carolina; Roll: M593_1130; Page: 320B; Image: 75300; Family History Library Film: 552629. 1870 US Census. Warren Allen
  4. Harriett R Allen Original data: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Year: 1900; Census Place: Civil District 7, Polk, Tennessee; Roll: 1592; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0128; FHL microfilm: 1241592. 1900 US Census. Walter Scott Kimsey

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