Tennessee Prison Records
Elvin Kirk

Transcribed and Edited by Paul W. Lemasters
Copyright by Paul W. Lemasters

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KIRK, Elvin (#441). When Received: March 21, 1840; Crime: Malicious Stabbing, From What County: Anderson; Age: 24; Occupation: Saddle tree Maker; Sentence: 2 years, 3 months; Where Born: Tennessee; When Discharged: June 14, 1842; By What Authority: Conduct Fair. SOURCE: Convict Records, 1831-1874, Volume 86, Record Group 25, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Prison Records, Volume 83-87, RG 25, Microfilm No. 32. Elvin KIRK from Anderson County. Offence: Malicious stabbing. Sentence: 2 years & 3 months from the 14th March. He is 24 years old 5 ft. 9 in. high, weighs 177 lbs. Born & brought up in Anderson County, Tenn 8 miles east of the County seat. He has a wife& 2 Children with her Father R. DEW on Buffalo Creek in the above named County. Said KIRK has fair hair, blue eyes, fair skin, a saddle tree maker by trade. Has a small scar on the top of the thumb of the right hand. [No mention of discharge or death] SOURCE: Convict Record Book, 1831-1842, Record Group 25, Volume 45, Tennessee State Library and Archives Microfilm, Prison Records, RG 25, Roll No. 23, p. 87.

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