I have confirmed that Thursa M. Creed and Jesse Kirby are my ancestors.They were married 11 Nov 1855 in Ashe County, NC.Most of my records indicate that Jesse was born in 1833 to Samuel Kirby born about 1800 and Edith Lowe abt 1800.They were married 6 Feb 1830 in Surry Count, NC.Thursa was known as Matilda in family records. Thursa Matilda is buried in Cripple Creek, VA (Fryes' Cemetery, Wythe County) and Jesse Kirby is buried in Galax, VA at Felts Cemetery.Jesse and Matilda had the following children.Samuel Mckager Kirby b:7/12/1860, John, Garfield, Letcher, Edith, Lithia, Nancy, Polly.I do not have dates for them as of yet.My ggrandfather is Samuel.He married Rachel Taylor, Dec. 23, 1880.They had the following children:Laura Etta,b.10/26/1881; Matilda, b. 3/29/1883; Infant son,b.1886; George William, b. 6/22/1887; Edith Evelyn, b. 2/24/1889; Jesse Franklin,b. 5/20/1891; Robert Wingfield,b. 7/28/1893; James Troy,b. 4/19/1897; Mary Magaline,b. 7/24/1898 and Nannie Ethel, b. 7/21/1902.My grandmother is Edith Evelyn.I also have date of death and burial if you are interested for the children of Rachel and Samuel.Edith married Wiley Bayes Littreal b. 10/13/1887 on July 22, 1908.They had 10 children, 57 grandchildren and numerous and still growing g, gg, and ggg grandchildren.