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 Jean <I>McLelland</I> Kirk

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Jean McLelland Kirk

  • Birth 8 Jul 1898 Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
  • Death 12 Nov 1932 Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 102765398

Known as Jean, was christened "Janet Smith Green McLelland" and was the daughter of David McLelland and Jane (Turnbull) McLelland, born is Scotland. Jean was a "home child" sent to Canada at the age of 12 to perform domestic labor with Barnardos Children's Home.

She married Frank Kirk in Canada in 1917 and moved to Tacoma, Washington in 1919. They had four children.

Edith Estelle - (25 Aug 1919 - 15 Sep 1986)
Walter Frank (7 Oct 1920 - 25 Feb 1945)
Florence Jean (26 Nov 1921 - 18 Apr 1936)
Evelyn Margret (31 Aug 1926 - 24 Jul 2005)

OBIT: 11/14/1932 - Tacoma Daily Ledger - Mrs Jean Violet Kirk, 33, died Saturday night in a local hospital. She lived at 216 North Yakima Av and is survived by her husband Frank; son Walter; 3 daughters, Edith, Florence Jean and Evelyn; 2 brothers, William and Henry, in Scotland, and her parents, Mr and Mrs John Adamson of England.

She was a member of the Lutheran church and had resided here for 14 years. Funeral services at Lynn mortuary with Rev E. M. Hegge officiating.

Jean died of Influenza at the age of 34.

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  • Added: 28 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102765398
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jean McLelland Kirk (8 Jul 1898–12 Nov 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102765398, citing Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Kirk (contributor 48012381) .