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Milton VanKirk 55172811
This is the son of Milton and Ann Haven VanKirk, Stephen VanKirk Find A Grave number 54310137. He is in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sandwich, DeKalb, Illinois. I currently have an edit to add the parents which is Milton and Ann. I am passing this on to you. Once you are sure this is Stephen, you can put in an edit yourself. I am deleting my edit. Reason is someone is taking my memorials and putting their name and stuff on them. Equal to a involuntary transfer. So I am going through my memorials and taking things down. If you need some information about something contact me I am always willing to help with easy stuff.
Added by DebW on Sep 23, 2014 11:15 AM
RE: Isaac N VanKirk (Infant) 76239657
Yes, Isaac N. VanKirk is the son of Milton and Ann. Milton VanKirk is the only family of VanKirk's that lived in Linn County from 1850-1856. All the sons in the family are still single and not married in 1856.
The source I am looking at is Linn County, Iowa Cemeteries, Monroe Township. by the Linn county Heritage Society in 1975.
It list Van Kirk, Isaac N. Mc.C. son of M.& N.; d. 13 Feb. 1852 age 10 months. 29 days.
The Letter M. is for Milton, the other Letter N is for Ann, the letter N could be a mistype or it could be her first name. Ann is real life could have been using her middle name. You will find that the females sometimes go by middle or shorten versions of their real name. Also, they did a Microfilm Card Catalog search on Isaac that is what the Mc.C. means. It is used in burial records, so they looked up Isaac's burial record, we don't know how easy it was to read.
You can get the booklet from, under there Search tab, look for books. I just put in the Search box, Linn County Iowa Cemeteries. The results bring up all the townships, and in each little booklet is what they transcripted for each cemetery. Most websites, have the same info that is in these booklets. You don't need an account on FamilySearch to download their books, they are pdf files, you just save them to your computer.
Added by DebW on Sep 20, 2014 1:22 AM
Isaac N VanKirk (Infant) 76239657
I'm reading a booklet put out of the Linn County Heritage Society. And found a son, that is Milton and Ann VanKirk. The infant is Isaac N. VanKirk, died 13 Feb. 1852 ae 19 mon. 29 days. There is an entry for him, in Shiloh cemetery, maintained by Find A Grave, you can put in an edit and claim him.
Added by DebW on Sep 19, 2014 1:44 AM
Phebe Reynolds 76245409
You may be getting another half sister of Ann's add to the tree. I found by accident last night another sister, so I contact Mahala Longstreet owner and told her. It's up to her if she add's the child.
Added by DebW on Sep 18, 2014 2:51 AM
Stephen VanKirk 54310137
I had one son of Ann and Milton's in my tree that was Stephen I found his grave in Illinois and did the edits and the obit on his page. The owner of the page has her messages disabled. It may take a while for her to add your son to the family. If she is not happy about the obituary I put on the page let me know, and I can take it off, if she can't. She has my ID number from adding the edits and parents, so she may contact me instead.
Added by DebW on Sep 18, 2014 2:43 AM
RE: Ann (Havens) VanKirk
One thing I've learned nothing ever spelled the way it suppose to be. And families travel together back then so you'll find fathers, sons, daughters, in-laws around the same area.
Added by DebW on Sep 17, 2014 6:08 PM
RE: Ann (Havens) VanKirk
I'm so sorry I was still in the past generation so here's the information you need. Again you'll find the record on Ann's surname is spelled Hogan.

if the link doesn't work use Milton VanKirk and the spouse as Ann Hogan it should pull up the record in the results. it looks like they've added an image to the record now, in the past when I did it there wasn't an image.

Also the book, Marriages of Monmouth County, New Jersey 1795-1843 has a listing for them page 109 Milton Van Kirk-Ann Haggans 1-12-1833.

2 more sources are that book I sent you about the Havens family and also in New Jersey Monmouth County genealogy website have the record too.
hopes this works for you they were married January 12th 1833.
I'm doing this all from my phone so hopefully it works for you otherwise let me know and I'll resend it tomorrow from home.
Added by DebW on Sep 17, 2014 6:00 PM
RE: Ann (Havens) VanKirk
If the link does work in Google Chrome browser, but may not work in other ones. You can do a Search in website in the records section. Use Ezra Havens and then click on the marriage line and then add for spouse Mahala Hulse. That should bring up in the list of results the record which you can get the information you need.
Added by DebW on Sep 17, 2014 1:17 PM
RE: Ann (Havens) VanKirk
The information is in records. Copy and paste this link in your internet browser and it should take you to the page, the image is on the side where the camera picture is.

Let me know if it works, ok. :)
Added by DebW on Sep 17, 2014 1:08 PM
Ann (Havens) VanKirk
If you are interested I found the original marriage record for the marriage of Mahala Hulse to Ezra Havens this will confirm the birth location for Ann, her parent's marriage and her link to her half sister Lydia with the surname spelling of Hulse.
The website is, and the record once you get there has an image of a camera on the side of the page that is where you and also can download the image to your computer.

Added by DebW on Sep 17, 2014 2:09 AM
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