The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I00003
  • Name: Andrew Jackson KIRK 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 AUG 1854 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
  • Death: 1943 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
  • Burial: Brownsville, Linn, OR (Kirk, Andrew Jackson, 1854 - 28 May 1943)
  • Note:
    The U. S. 1880 census, Brownsville, Linn, OR, shows Andrew J. Kirk, b. 1855 in OR, age 25, farmer, head of household, father born in TN, mother born in IL.

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    Birth: 1860 Census, Linn Co., OR, p. 464. Leslie Haskin W.P.A. interview with Florence Mildred Cooper (Pioneer Stories of Linn County, Oregon, vol. 1, p. 88) mentions Iris Dinwiddie Kirk (Mrs. Andrew Kirk), sister of Elmer Dinwiddie. Iris and Elmer were children of Thomas Patterson Dinwiddie (came to Oregon 1852) and Margaret Henderson, b. 16 Aug 1839. Iris Dinwiddie was still living in 1940. Birth and death dates on pedigree chart in Linn Co. Historical Museum comp. Leah Menefee, possibly.

    Marriage: Marriage of Andrew Jackson Warren Kirk to Lottie Hearing in Linn County Marriage Book D.

    One of their children was born and died in 1900, according to the following obituary notice from the Eugene Weekly Guard, 8 Dec 1900, p. 1 col. 5: "The particulars of the burning of the child of A.J. Kirk at Brownsville, mentioned Saturday, show it to have been a very unfortunate affair. In the afternoon Mrs. Kirk left her three months old babe in the baby carriage while she went to the home nearby of Mr. Kirk's mother. While she was gone the house was discovered on fire, and it was impossible to reach the child. How the fire started is a mystery, as there was no signs of fire when Mrs. Kirk left home."

    Death: Brownsville Online Cemetery Record: Block 4, West, Lot 16 , 26' x 10' (T.J. Kirk): "Kirk, Andrew Jackson, 1854 - 28 May 1943 [d. age 88y]. I have heard that Andrew Jackson Warren Kirk had the biggest monument in the Brownsville Pioneer Cemetery. He was named after Andrew Jackson Warren, who married Eliza Spalding, daughter of Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding.

    Father: William Riley KIRK b: 18 NOV 1826 in TN
    Mother: Julia Ann BURDEN b: 19 SEP 1834 in Sangamon Co, IL

    Marriage 1 Charlotte "Lottie" HEARING b: 17 OCT 1856 in MO
    • Married: 11 OCT 1874 in Linn Co, OR
    1. Has No Children Wrenna Mae KIRK b: 14 FEB 1877 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
    2. Has No Children Charles KIRK b: 15 AUG 1879 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
    3. Has Children Afy Mary KIRK b: 8 OCT 1881 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
    4. Has No Children Nola KIRK b: 9 JUN 1885 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
    5. Has No Children William Riley KIRK b: 9 MAY 1892 in Brownsville, Linn, OR
    6. Has No Children Grace KIRK b: 10 JUL 1895 in Brownsville, Linn, OR

    Marriage 2 Emma Iris DINWIDDIE b: ABT 1860
    • Married: AFT 1921 in 2nd wife

    1. Title: 1880 Federal Census
      Page: Brownsville, Linn, OR, LDS files
      Text: Andrew J. Kirk
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