Patricia Kirby (1954 - 2003)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Patricia Kirby’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Patricia so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Patricia’s biography.

Patricia Kirby Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Patricia Kirby and her immediate Kirby family. Add to Patricia Kirby's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Patricia.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Patricia Kirby? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Hollywood, Broward County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Patricia finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Patricia attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Patricia did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Patricia Kirby is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Patricia's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Patricia's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Patricia a religious woman? Add Patricia’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Patricia during various points of her life.

Timeline

1954 - In the year that Patricia Kirby was born, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1955 - At the age of just 1 year old, Patricia was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1962 - When she was merely 8 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

1964 - At the age of merely 10 years old, Patricia was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

1968 - By the time she was just 14 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

Patricia Kirby Family Tree

Who was Patricia’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Patricia’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Patricia's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Patricia Kirby
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Patricia's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Patricia Kirby is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Patricia Kirby passed away on April 5, 2003 at age 49. No cause of death has been listed for Patricia. She was born on January 16, 1954. There is no information about Patricia's family. We know that Patricia Kirby had been residing in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Patricia Kirby? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Patricia is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Patricia Kirby

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources