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Moses McKissack, Sr.

Male 1790 - 1865


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  1790  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1865  [2
    Person ID  I60  Nashville
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2008 

    Family  Mirian,   b. 1804,   d. 1865 
    Married  1822  [2
    Notes 
    • had 14 children
    • Gabriel was the ninth child. [1]
    Children 
    >1. Gabriel Moses McKissack,   b. 08 Nov 1846, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923
     2. Anna McKissack,   b. abt. 1851, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Tom McKissack,   b. Mar 1828, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Oscar McKissack
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2008 
    Family ID  F18  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • was of the Ashanti tribe [3]
    • was sold to William McKissack of North Carolina. [3]
    • learned to build from his master William, a contractor.

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] McKissack & McKissack Architects & Engineers, Inc., Encyclopedia of African American Business, (African American Experience database).

    2. [S1] Profiles of African-Americans in Tennessee, Annual Local Conference on Afro-American Culture and History, (http://www.tnstate.edu/library/digital/digitizing.html), 87.

    3. [S82] Johnson, Claudia. "Sons of Gabriel McKissack." The Historical Development of the Negro in Giles County, Tennessee: Volume II. By James L. Woods. Pulaski, TN: J.L. Wood, 2000., 84.