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David Daniel KIRKLAND

Male 1815 - 1895  (79 years)


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  • Name David Daniel KIRKLAND 
    Born 24 Dec 1815  Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jan 1895  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, pp. 479-480, 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:

      DANIEL KIRKLAND, the second son [of Robert KIRKLAND], m. ELIZABETH HARRIS in 1839 and they have three living children. ROBERT is an old bachelor still lives with his parents southeast of Welshville; ELIZABETH ELLEN m. JOSEPH EVANS has three girls; AMANDA; JANE; CATHERINE (m. GEORGE COMPTON); DANIEL still lives on old homestead.

      [Note by compiler: According to Green, Mae Ruth et al., Kirkland Source Book of Records, Greenwood, SC: W. C. Kirkland, 1977-1988, vol. 2, p. 484, Daniel KIRKLAND's full name was David Daniel KIRKLAND. The latter name seems to fit the census information regarding him. In the 1840 and 1850 censuses, he was listed as David. In the 1860 and 1880 censuses, he was listed as Daniel.]

      (2) A household headed by David KIRKLAND is listed in the 1840 census of Montgomery County, IL.

      Listed in David's household are 1 free white male under 5 years of age; 1 free white male between 20 and 30 years of age; and 1 free white female between 20 and 30 years of age.

      Assuming that David is the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 20 and 30 years of age, he would have been born between 1810 and 1820, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that David's wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 20 and 30 years of age, she would have been born between 1810 and 1820, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that the other person in David's household is a child of David and/or his wife, that child would have consisted of one son (which son would have been born between 1835 and 1840, according to the 1840 census).

      (3) A household headed by David KIRKLAND is listed in the 1850 census of Montgomery County, IL.

      David is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1820. According to the 1850 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with David is his wife, Elizabeth, who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1825. According to the 1850 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with David is his son, Robert, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with David is his daughter, Elen, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1842. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      Also listed with David is his son, Stephen, 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 David is his daughter, Jame [?], who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IL.

      (4) A household headed by Danl. KIRKLAND is listed in the 1860 census of Montgomery County, IL. [His surname is listed as KRIKLAND in the index to the 1860 census.]

      Danl. is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 43 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1817. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Danl. is his wife, Elizabeth, who was then 33 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1860 census, she was born in GA.

      Also listed with Danl. is his son, Robt., a farmer who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IL.

      Also listed with Danl. is his daughter, Amanda, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1847. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IL.

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

      Daniel KIRKLAND is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 64 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1816. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with Daniel is his wife, Elizabeth, who was then 57 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1823. According to the 1880 census, she was born in GA, and both of her parents were born in GA.

      Also listed with Daniel is his son, Robt. H., a farmer who was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1841. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IL, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in GA.

      Also listed with Daniel is his adopted son, John F. LONG, a farm worker who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1860. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IL. The birthplaces of his parents are not listed in the 1880 census. [His surname is listed as LANG in the index to the 1880 census.]

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

      Name of Purchaser: KIRKLAND DANIEL
      Legal Description: W½NE¼
      Section: 20
      Township: 07N
      Range: 04W
      Meridian: 3
      Date Purchased: 03/26/1836
      County: MONTGOMERY

      (7) David Daniel 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.

      (8) www.findagrave.com:

      Daniel Kirkland
      Birth: Dec. 24, 1815, Tennessee, USA
      Death: Jan. 3, 1895, Illinois, USA

      Family links: Parents: Robert H. Kirkland, Jane Kirkland

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

      Created by: connectthedots
      Record added: Jul 10, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 39278756
    Person ID I14081  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2021 

    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) 
    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) 
    Married Abt 1809  Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth GARRISON,   b. 16 Nov 1816, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1883, Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1839  Montgomery County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F6351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Illinois StatewideMarriage Index, 1763???1900 : Groom: KIRKLAND, DANIEL Bride: HARRISON, ELIZABETH Date: 1839-01-10 Vol./Page: 1/57 License No.: 362 County: MONTGOMERY.