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John KIRKLAND, Sr.

Male 1818 - 1891  (73 years)


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  • Name John KIRKLAND 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 6 Mar 1818  Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Sep 1891  Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Kirkland Cemetery, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Green, Mae Ruth et al., Kirkland Source Book of Records, Greenwood, SC: W. C. Kirkland, 1977-1988, vol. 2, p. 480, citing "Kirkland Family," an article written by A. H. H. Rountree which appeared in The Anti-Monopolist (a newspaper of Hillsboro, Montgomery County, IL), May 6, 1874:

      JOHN, the 3rd. s/o ROBERT [KIRKLAND], m. POLLY ANN LINDLEY in 1839 and they raised six children: JANE m. WESLEY TRUSDALE and they moved to Howell Co., MO. ROBERT d. while crossing the Gulf of Mexico in 1863 or 1861. WILLIAM m. a dau. of CALEB GARRISON and they reside in Pleasant Prairie in Bond Co.; MARY ELLEN m. IRA FILE; MARTHA m. JOHN DRISKELL and lives in Bond Co.; JOHN the youngest m. a dau. of OWEN McVEY.

      (2) A household headed by John KIRKLAND is listed in the 1850 census of Bond County, IL.

      John is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1815. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with John is his wife, Polly, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1820. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his son, Robert N., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1843. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his son, William J., who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1845. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his daughter, Mary E., who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1849. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      (3) A household headed by John KIRKLAND is listed in the 1860 census of Montgomery County, IL.

      John is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 41 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1819. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with John is his wife, Polly, who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1825. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his son, Robt., a farmer who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1843. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his son, Wm., a farmer who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1844. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his son, Jehu, a farmer who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1844. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his daughter, Mary, who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1849. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his daughter, Martha, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1852. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with John is his son, John, Jr., who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1854. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL.

      (4) A household headed by John KIRKLAND is listed in the the 1880 census of Walshville Township, Montgomery County, IL.

      John is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1818. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in NC.

      Listed with John is his wife, Polly, who was then 56 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1824. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IL, and both of her parents were born in GA.

      (5) Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database <http://www.sos.state.il.us/GenealogyMWeb/landsrch.html>:

      [Tract 1:]

      Name of Purchaser: KIRKLAND JOHN
      Legal Description: SW¼SE¼
      Section: 10
      Township: 07N
      Range: 05W
      Meridian: 3
      Date Purchased: 05/28/1836
      County: MONTGOMERY

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      [Tract 2:]

      Name of Purchaser: KIRKLAND JOHN
      Legal Description: SW¼NE¼
      Section: 31
      Township: 07N
      Range: 04W
      Meridian: 3
      Date Purchased: 04/10/1845
      County: BOND

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      [Tract 3:]

      Name of Purchaser: KIRKLAND JOHN
      Legal Description: NW¼NE¼
      Section: 31
      Township: 07N
      Range: 04W
      Meridian: 3
      Date Purchased: 11/29/1851
      County: BOND

      (6) John KIRKLAND is buried in Kirkland Cemetery. According to the Geographic Names Information System of the U.S. Geological Survey, Kirkland Cemetery is located in Montgomery County, IL at latitude 39° 01' 20" N, longitude 89° 35' 30" W, just north of the Montgomery County-Bond County line. The nearest town, Sorento, is located in Bond County, IL, just south of the Montgomery County-Bond County line. Because Sorento is located in Bond County, some sources have erroneously concluded that Kirkland Cemetery is also located in Bond County.

      (7) www.findagrave.com:

      John Kirkland
      Birth: Mar. 6, 1818
      Death: Sep. 22, 1891

      Family links: Spouse: Polly Kirkland (1821 - 1910); Children: Honor Jane Kirkland Tisdale (1840 - 1911), William J Kirkland (1845 - 1906), Mary Kirkland (1848 - 1893), Martha Ann Kirkland Driskill (1852 - 1929), John Kirkland (1854 - 1934)

      Burial: Kirkland Cemetery, Sorento, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA

      Created by: MsTreeMaker
      Record added: Sep 10, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 29713881
    Person ID I14125  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 

    Father Robert KIRKLAND,   b. Abt 1785, Spartanburg County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1862, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane LONG,   b. Abt 1790,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1830, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1809  Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann LINDLEY,   b. 27 May 1824, Bond County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1910, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1839  Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2018 10:37:02 
    Family ID F6373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Illinois StatewideMarriage Index, 1763???1900 : Groom: KIRKLAND, JOHN Bride: LINDLEY, POLLY ANN Date: 1839-03-14 Vol./Page: 1/59 License No.: 374 County: MONTGOMERY.