William Kirkpatrick

William Kirkpatrick (1833 - 1861)

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Pvt. William Kirkpatrick
Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Jan 2017
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Categories: Antioch Cemetery, Saline County, Missouri | Lightning | 27th Regiment, Missouri Mounted Infantry, United States Civil War | Died in Military Service, United States of America, United States Civil War.


Pvt. William Kirkpatrick served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: 07/26/1861 in Johnson County, Missouri
Mustered out: Dec 14 1861 "When killed by lightning"
Side: USA
Regiment(s): Co A 27th Missouri Infantry Mounted
Pvt. William Kirkpatrick Died in Military Service during the United States Civil War.
Location: Missouri
Surname: Kirkpatrick
enlisted = 07/26/1861 in Johnson County, Missouri
mustered = 12/14/1861 "When killed by lightning"
side = USA
regiment flag =
regiment name = Co A 27th Missouri Mounted Infantry
source: FOLD3 3 Muster Cards

The muster card does not state where he was when the lightning struck and killed him.

The pension card filed by "Mother" 1863, tells us that he was not married and had no minor children. In my research I have found that mothers can not file until they prove there is no wife or children.

HIS baby brother Zenas also joined the 27th...

1850 Hickory county, Hickory, Missouri
Age 50
Birth Year (Estimated) 1800
Birthplace Virginia
House Number 94
Ruth Kirkpatrick F 50 Virginia
Ruffus Kirkpatrick M 20 Ohio
William Kirkpatrick M 17 Ohio
Zenas Kirkpatrick M 15 Ohio
Citing this Record
1860 P.O. Marshall. Salt Pond Township, Saline County, Missouri,
Age 26
Birth Year (Estimated) 1834
Birthplace Ohio
Page 36
Rufus Kirkpatrick M 30 Ohio farmer
Elizabeth Kirkpatrick F 30 Missouri
Geo W Kirkpatrick M 0 Missouri
Ruth Kirkpatrick F 65 Ohio
William Kirkpatrick M 26 Ohio laborer
Citing this Record
Could be an older brother, Rufus/his wife/baby
And his Mother, Ruth Kirkpatrick


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial #82110059  :Plot: Row 11
  2. fold3
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDZZ-KLS : 9 November 2014), Ruth Kirkpatrick, Hickory county, Hickory, Missouri, United States; citing family 94, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHZD-5WP : 30 December 2015), William Kirkpatrick in entry for Rufus Kirkpatrick, 1860.

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