When Ursula Newkirk was born about 1818, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, John Newkirk, was 33 and her mother, Christena Clouse, was 28. She married Tobias Miller Gibbon on 22 June 1837, in Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Clinton Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died in 1892, at the age of 75.
Americanized form of Dutch Nijkerk or Nieuwerkerk: habitational name from Nijkerk, a city in Gelderland whose name is itself a dialect variant of Nieuwkerk, or a topographic name denoting someone living at the ‘new church’.
Americanized form of German Neukirch . Compare Neikirk .
History: Many of the Newkirks are descendants of (Johann) Heinrich Neukirch, born c. 1708 in Germany. Other branches of the family bear the surnames Neikirk and Nikirk .