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Minnie I. King Kirkness
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1882
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1982
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Minnie I. Kirkness

Services for Minnie I. Kirkness, who was active in her husband's photography businesses, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Jenkins funeral establishment, 4905 York road.

Mrs. Kirkness, who was 100, died Sunday at Union Memorial Hospital after falling Saturday in her home in the 3900 block [of] Juniper road.

Her husband, George H. Kirkness, who owned a photographic studio in East Baltimore and later a photo finishing business, died in 1973.

The former Minnie I. King was a native of Baltiomre, and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Baltimore SUN 14 July 1982

KIRKNESS--On July 11, 1982 (in her 100th year) innie I. (nee King), beloved wife of the late George H. Kirkness and mother of the late Lelia [sic.] H. Kirkness. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Prayer Service will be held in the Chaple of Henry W. Jenkins & SOns, 4905 York road on Wednesday July 14, at 10 AM. Interment Druid Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.

Baltimore SUN 14 July 1982

NOTES: Unclear who were Minnie King's parents. She had several sisters and brothers: Anna E. King, who married George F. Rusk; Lucy A. King, and John F. King. Lucy remained single and lived first with the Rusks, and later with Minnie and George Kirkness. Census records list the King siblings' father's birthplace as Ireland and mother's as Pennsylvania. 
 
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 Spouse:
  George Homer Kirkness (1879 - 1973)*
 
 Children:
  Leila Homer Kirkness (1908 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Druid Ridge Cemetery
Pikesville
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: waldonia
Record added: Aug 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115257973
Minnie I. <i>King</i> Kirkness
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