Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Kirks in:
 • Kirk Cemetery
 • Inez
 • Martin County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Sgt James Dingiss Kirk, Sr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jul., 1845
Wayne County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1922
Inez
Martin County
Kentucky, USA

James was the son of Captain Joseph Marcum Kirk of the 39th KY Regt (Union) and his wife Nancy Dingiss Kirk. James was a Sgt in the same Regiment, Company I, which fought at the Battle of Salyersville, Battle of Saltville, & the Second Battle of Saltville.

He became a man of some substance in Martin County.

He was married 5 times and had 16 children, as follows -

Children by Mahala C. Cauffield:
Nancy Annie Kirk b. 30-Jan.1867, Lawrence Co.Ky, d. 20-Oct.1870, Ky
Alwilda "Wilda" Kirk b. Jan.1869
Charles H. Kirk b. 27-Nov.1871, d. 06-Mar.1873
Millard T. Kirk b. July-1876
Jennie J. Kirk b. Nov.1879

Children by Elizabeth Preston:
Mary Kirk b. after 1882

Children by Martelia Porter:
Irvin Kirk b. May.1890, Ky, m. xxx, Annie Blanton

Children by Maxie Belle Crum:
None

Children by Mahala C. Ward:
Roscoe Kirk b. Oct.1896
Rosa B. Kirk b. c.1897
James Dingess Kirk Jr. b. c.1899, Martin Co.KY, m. xxx, Janet Keller
Nancy Mae Kirk b. c.1902
Jay Kirk b. c.1903
Francis Kirk b. c.1910, Martin Co.KY, m. xxx, Eugene Arnett
Laura B. Kirk b. after-1910
Inez Kirk b. 16-Aug.1913
Goldia Kirk b. c.1916, Martin Co.KY, d. 21-Aug.1932, Martin Co.KY

His site of interrment is suppositional and likely incorrect, but close.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Marcum Kirk (1821 - 1882)
  Nancy Jane Dingess Kirk (1827 - 1909)
 
 Spouses:
  Mahala C. Cauffield Kirk (1848 - 1880)
  Mahala Ward Kirk (1877 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Jennie Kirk Algeo (1880 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kirk Cemetery
Inez
Martin County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: chris allsman
Record added: Jan 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104337947
Sgt James Dingiss Kirk, Sr
Added by: John Webb
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Dana Meeks
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013
With respect for the life and the service of my great-great-granddad.Rest in Peace, soldier.
- chris allsman
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service