ID: McKinstry children (Gen. 9: John-Walter-William-Elizabeth-Alexander-Ezekiel-Alexander-Alexander-children)
Louise, Mary, Robert, Elizabeth, Alexander, Agnes, and Ben
Source: Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., Alabama. Photo copyright 2005 by Louise (Bruner) Smick. Used by permission.
Robert Dade [McKinstry] died December 11th, 1845, aged 2 weeks.
Mary Middleton [McKinstry] died January 20th, 1866, aged 19 years.
Elizabeth [McKinstry] died June 11th, 1852, aged 22 months.
Alexander [McKinstry] died August 12th, 1853, aged 13 months.
Louise Dade [McKinstry], wife of Keith Moffat, died April 4th, 1883.
Agnes Tankersley [McKinstry], died August 1st*, 1861, aged 17 months
Ben Fountain [McKinstry], died June 27th, 1862, aged 3 weeks
Notes: All of the above were children of Col. Alexander and Virginia (Dade) McKinstry (listed in birth order, above). McKinstry Bible records indicate the following birth data: Robert was born November 24, 1845; Mary was born January 14, 1847; Elizabeth was born September 29, 1850; Alexander was born July 8, 1852; Louise was born July 16, 1858. She and her husband both died young, leaving an orphaned son, Thomas Ingersoll Moffat, who was raised by Louise's sisters; Agnes was born circa February 1860 and died either August 1 (tombstone) or September 1 (McKinstry Bible). Benjamin was born June 6, 1862 (in Macon, MS, during the family's hiatus there in the Civil War). His twin, Virginia, survived.