According to family lore by my grandmother, mygr grandfather, W. H. (Henry) Kirksey was a short, redheaded man, who fought in several duels. Supposedly, he (or, I suspect,his family) owned a plantation. I can place him in Wood Co. TX (marriage in 1885 to Martha Cumi Horton Lee.) My grandmother, Mamie Kirksey Labor was b. in Fannin Co. TX 7 Nov 1887. The youngest son, Virgil, was b. Fannin Co. TX abt 1896.Martha is a widow in Fannin Co census 1900. Martha states her husband was b. in AL. (date unknown)Mamie states her father b. in TX.I have checked every Kirksey in TX census's from 1850-1880. The only two WM. H. Kirksey's would've been 25-30 yrs older than Martha and one was married. I'm desperate and now am searching by genetics. Does anyone have redheaded, short and hot-tempered Kirkseys??I need some kind of clue!!