JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
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Mrs. James Kirk, aged 74, died of pneumonia at her home in Elk Prairie,
Saturday at 7 o'clock a.m..  She was the widow of James Kirk, at one
time an influential citizen of Elk Prairie Township, but who has been
dead for many years.  Mrs. Kirk leaves five children surviving her; a son
J. S. Kirk and four daughters, Mrs. F. P. Farthing, (Mrs.) W. T.
Walker, Mrs. B. W. Rogers, all of Elk Prairie, and Mrs. A. J. Sweeten, of
Spring Garden.  Mathew Kirk,  the founder of the Kirk family in this
county, father of James Kirk, deceased, was one of the early pioneers and
bore a prominent part of the county's early history.  The funeral of
Mrs. Kirk occurred Sunday at 12 o'clock at Kirk Cemetery in Gun
Prairie.

*Note*
Name of above is Phoebe Ann Cook and I have her death date as 1894; I
have those children mentioned above as Jacob S. Kirk sometimes known as
Samuel Jacob; Martha E./C. Kirk; Phoebe Nebraska Kirk; Anna Liza Kirk;
and Harriet Jane Kirk.


Source: Paper and date unknown and found in a family Bible.
Date: 
Submitted by A Genealogy Friend
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