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Richard A. Kirk & Mariah Shackelford

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Family Group Report

Husband

Richard A. Kirk

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth c1839 West Virginia
Marriage 17 Oct 1859 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-record page 24, 1st-line ]
Death 10 Oct 1902 (death-date from Civil War Veteran headstone application)
Burial Bethel Cemetery, Independence, Preston, West Virginia  (Union Veterans, 1879-1903 Headstones)
his Father Richard Kirk
his Mother Mary Ann Hall  (1807-1871)  [ Marion, WV - death-register page 30, line 33 ]
Notes about Husband: Civil War Veteran headstone, inscribed: Pvt Co. B 17 W.Va. Inf.; died Oct 10, 1902.
Wife

Mariah Shackelford

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth c1838 West Virginia
Death 15 Jun 1923 Newburg, Preston, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Bethel Cemetery
her Father John Shackelford
her Mother  
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Senility  (age 85 years). Informant: Ed Kirk of Newburg, WV
According to the 1900 and 1910 census years, Mariah gave birth to 11 children with 8 living in 1910.
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 M Edward T. Kirk b 1859 West Virginia  (birth-year from headstone)  
m     Georgiana Stevens
d 5 Apr 1930 Rivesville, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Camp Ground Cem.
2 F Sarah Jane Kirk b 17 Mar 1863 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 24, line 144 ]  
d 17 Jun 1863 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 10, line 52 ]  
3 M William Kirk b 1 May 1865 Marion, WV  (birth-date/place from death-certificate)   
m 12 May 1886 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 50, line 21 ] Belle Kerns
d 21 May 1926 near Howesville, Preston, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Camp Chapel Cem.
4 F Fannyan Kirk b 20 Jan 1866 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 35, line 22 ]  
d 15 Feb 1867 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 15, line 21 ]  
5 M Laurence Kirk b 3 Apr 1868 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 59, line 197 ]  
m 24 Aug 1888 Preston, WV  [ marriage-license page 1 ] Della Duvall
d      
6 F Luvaria A. Kirk b 27 Aug 1870 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 79, line 211 ]  
m 18 Jan 1896 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 211 ] Joseph Radtka
d      
7 F Birtie Kirk b c1872 (birth-year based on age 8 in 1880 census)  
m      
d      
8 F Stella Kirk b 10 Apr 1876 West Virginia  (birth-date from death-cert) [ sp. d.c. 1862-1939 ]
m Dec 1893 Marion, WV  [ mar-lic pg 314, dated 23 Dec 1893 ] Thomas M. Fetty
d 3 Mar 1952 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Oak Grove Cem.
9 N Richard Kirk, Jr b 3 Sep 1878 Preston, WV  [ birth-register page 8, line 1 ] [ sp. d.c. 1878-1952 ]
m 2 Dec 1899 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ marriage-license page 227 ] Margaret E. Rogers
d 17 Sep 1953 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Oak Grove Cem.
10 F Mollie Kirk b Apr 1881 Preston, WV  (birth mo/yr from 1900 census)  
m 16 Oct 1902 (m1) Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ mar-license page 439 ] Weaver Essex (d.1916)
m 31 May 1923 (m2) Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ mar-license page 272 ] George Miller
d      
11 F Lillie May Kirk b 4 Nov 1885 Preston, WV  [ birth-register page 1, line 17 ] [ sp. d.c. 1878-1958 ]
m 2 Oct 1903 Preston, WV  [ marriage-license page 475 ] Loman V. Pyles
d 15 Jul 1957 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Bethel Cemetery
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Richard A. Kirk Spouse: Mariah A. Shackelford
Date / Place of Birth: c1839 / WV Date / Place of Birth: c1838 / WV
Date / Place of Death: 1902 / Date / Place of Death: 1923 / Preston, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1859 / Marion, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp The Easter District Pg# no. 12
11-year-old Richard Kirk is with his parents, Richard Kirk (age 48, Farmer, $700, Va) & Mary A. (age 44, Va).
Siblings: Enoch (13), and Mary E. (7).
1850 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
(haven't found Mariah in the 1850 census)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Second Mag. Distr.; Post-Office: Boothsville Pg# no. 46
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Kirk, Richard A. 20 Va Brick maker; Personal-Estate $10
", Maria A. 19 Va  
Lines 11-12; Enum-Dwelling #325; Enum-Family #311
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Union District: Post-Office: Fairmont Pg# no. 17
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Kirk, Richard A. 29 Va Coal Miner
", Maria 26 Va Keeping house
", Edward T. 11 Va at home; attended school during the year
", William 6 WV at home
", Laurance 2 WV at home
", Louvera 14/30 WV at home
Lines 34-39; Enum-Dwelling #122; Enum-Family #123
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Preston ED ED:64; Lyon District Pg# no. 16
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Kirk, Richard A. 40 Va Va-Va; married; Laborer
", Mirah A. (wife) 36 Va Va-Va; married; House Keeper
", Edwin (son) 19 Va Va-Va; single; Mine Laborer
", William (son) 15 Va Va-Va; Mine Laborer
", Laurence (son) 12 Va Va-Va
", Lavera A. (son*) 10 Va Va-Va
", Birtie (son*) 8 Va Va-Va
", Stella (son*) 6 Va Va-Va
", Dick (son) 2 Va Va-Va
Lines 15-23; Enum-Dwelling #128; Enum-Family #131; *note: (dau*) incorrectly marked " for son, but has "F" in gender-column)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:127; Fetterman District Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Kirk, Richard A. (head) 68 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1831; married-42-years
", Maria (wife) - - WV WV-WV; born (no record); married-42-years; 11-children-born / 8-children-living
", Mollie (dau) 19 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1881; single
", Lillie (dau) 15 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1884; single
Grimes, Edmond S. (boarder) 17 WV WV-WV; born May 1883; single; Teamster
Bennett, Orestes (boarder) 24 WV WV-WV; born - - -; single; Teamster
Lines 69-74; Enum-Dwelling #59; Enum-Family #59; Rents-home  
(note: son Richard (21) & wife Maggie (22) are in next household)
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Preston ED ED:102; Lyon Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 11B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Piles, Loam V. (head) 30 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-6-years; Miner, Coal Mine; W.
", Lillie (wife) 23 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-6-years; 2-children-born / 2-children-living
", Willis (son) 5 WV WV-WV
", Thare O. (son) 1/2 WV WV-WV
Kirk, Meriah (m-in-law) 78 WV WV-WV; widow; 11-children-born / 8-children-living
", Lawrence (nephew) 20 WV WV-WV; Driver, Coal Mine; W.
Lines 95-100; Enum-Dwelling #205; Enum-Family #205; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1920 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
(haven't found Mariah in the 1920 census

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