|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1838|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 1927|
Son of Jacob George and Hannah Shaffer Zirkle. Married to Susannah Zerkel 01 Feb 1862 Champaign Co, OH. Moved to KS in 1869. 8 children.
Overbrook Citizen, Osage County, Kansas, August 4, 1927, page 1:
DEATH OF WILLIAM A. ZIRKLE
Had Been Resident of Shawnee County Fifty-Eight Years
William A. Zirkle, 89, resident of Shawnee County fifty-eight years, died Friday at his home near Richland.
Mr. Zirkle was born near New Market, Va., January 22, 1838, and moved to a farm near Urbana, O., in 1845. He came to Kansas in 1869 and settled near Richland where he has lived ever since.
He was married in 1862 to Susanna Zerkel. They were the parents of eight sons, seven of whom are living. They are: Charles M. Zirkle, Berryton; E.I. Zirkle, Delia; J. H. and William E. Zirkle, Richland; W.E. Zirkle, Norman, Okla.; D.L. Zirkle, Winfield; and Claude Zirkle, Topeka. He is also survived by a brother, H.M. Zirkle, Richland; two sisters, Mrs. F.W. Leonard, Richland, and Mrs. Clara Disney, Los Angeles, Cal. Twenty-seven grandchildren also survive him.
A short funeral service will be held at the Zirkle home at 10 o'clock Sunday afternoon, then the body will be taken to Pleasant Hill Church where a service will be held at 2 o'clock. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
-----Topeka State Journal
Jacob George Zirkle (1816 - 1896)
Hannah Shaffer Zirkle (1813 - 1904)
Susanah Zerkel Zirkle (1841 - 1936)*
Charles Melanchthon Zirkle (1862 - 1954)*
Emery Irvin Zirkle (1863 - 1954)*
John Henderson Zirkle (1865 - 1941)*
Jacob Anderson Zirkle (1867 - 1900)*
Wallace Eugene Zirkle (1870 - 1968)*
David Luther Zirkle (1874 - 1957)*
William Edward Zirkle (1875 - 1962)*
Claude Zirkle (1878 - 1961)*
Sarah Ann Zirkle Shaffer (1836 - 1922)*
William Anderson Zirkle (1838 - 1927)
Harvey Melanchthon Zirkle (1843 - 1929)*
Margaret Elizabeth Zirkle (1846 - 1861)*
Marietta Zirkle Nickels Leonard (1848 - 1930)*
Clara Arabelle Zirkle Disney (1854 - 1941)*
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Apr 30, 2007
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