|Birth: ||Sep. 19, 1831|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1897|
William was the son of John Gregg Kirk and Martha S. Westmoreland. William married Sarah Parrish and they had one son, John Phillip Kirk, born 12 May 1856 before her death at the age of 20.
During the Civil War, William, a farmer, was beaten and left for dead by marauders in his field. He was able to crawl home, bloody and beaten. His daughter, Martha Claxton, kept his bloody and torn clothes in a trunk until she died. He was a member of the International Order of Oddfellows in Batesville, Arkansas.
Sarah Elizabeth Parrish Kirk (1835 - 1856)
Susan Letitia Parrish Kirk (1842 - 1879)
Drewey M Kirk (1872 - 1916)*
Created by: Sydney E. Key
Record added: Sep 16, 2009
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