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James Kirkland Prentice
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1849
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1874
Douglas County
Kansas, USA

Age, 25 years, 8 months, and 13 days--died after his father in 1868.
James Kirkland Prentice; moved to KS from NY in 1856 and lived in Douglas Co. until his death in 1874. After his father's death in 1868, he was the main support of his mother and sisters. In 1864 offered to enlist, but was rejected for health reasons. In 1865 he went across the plains to NM. His health began to fail in 1872.; in 1873 went to CO for health. After his return he began to fail and he d. at 1 a.m. on 28 Nov 1874, age 25 in Lawrence, KS. The Kansas Tribune and Evening Standard reported that his genial nature, fidelity to duty, and friendship were remembered by all, and that he was buried from his mother's residence on Connecticut St. in the presence of a large concourse of people.

Section 2, Lot 59 (492 SQ. FT.)
Interment Date 11/28/1874 
Family links: 
  Thaddeus Prentice (1823 - 1868)
  Anna Louise Ayer Prentice (1819 - 1892)
  Charles Thaddeus Kosiosko Prentice (1847 - 1915)*
  James Kirkland Prentice (1849 - 1874)
  Adelaide Louise Prentice Corbin (1854 - 1906)*
  Celia A. Prentice (1856 - 1887)*
  William H. Prentice (1858 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship
Photo of Ayer, Prentice, Corbin plot appears at right where James K. Prentice is buried. A fence once surrounded plot but was removed in the 1920's.
Note: James K. Prentice was a 1620 Mayflower Descendant of Pilgrims John Howland, Elizabeth Tilley Howland, John Tilley, Joan Hurst Tilley thru his mother. He was never married and had no descendants.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 59.
Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
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James Kirkland Prentice
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James Kirkland Prentice
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James Kirkland Prentice
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