Anna Florence Kirk

12 August 1863–20 January 1943 (Age 79)
California, United States

The Life of Anna Florence

When Anna Florence Kirk was born on 12 August 1863, in California, United States, her father, Joseph Augustus Kirk, was 46 and her mother, Christiana Samantha Jane Frost, was 29. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Meshach Griffiths. She lived in Sutter, Sutter, California, United States in 1880. She died on 20 January 1943, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Glenburn, Shasta, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Meshach Griffiths
1858–1936
Anna Florence Kirk
1863–1943
Zetta Ruth Griffiths
1889–1982
Irving Griffiths
1891–1948
Edna F Griffiths
1893–1897
Mary I Griffiths
1896–1897

Spouse and Children

    Meshach Griffiths

    Male1858–1936Male

    Female1863–1943Female

children

(4)

    Zetta Ruth Griffiths

    Female1889–1982Female

    Irving Griffiths

    Male1891–1948Male

    Edna F Griffiths

    Female1893–1897Female

    Mary I Griffiths

    Female1896–1897Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1817–1894Male

    Christiana Samantha Jane Frost

    Female1833–1904Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 6

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1886

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English, and Danish: from northern Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Annie F Griffith in household of Mesach Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Griffith in household of Meshach Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Kirk in household of Jos A Kirk, "United States Census, 1870"

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