Cecelia Loretta Kirk

13 September 1889–20 August 1971 (Age 81)
Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cecelia Loretta

When Cecelia Loretta Kirk was born on 13 September 1889, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States, her father, John Patrick Kirk, was 30 and her mother, Anna Loretta Casey, was 29. She married Charles Joseph Walker on 11 October 1912, in Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 20 August 1971, in Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Portage, Porter, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Joseph Walker
Cecelia Loretta Kirk
Marriage: 11 October 1912
Charles Walker Jr.
Clare Cecelia Walker
Joanne Louise Walker

Spouse and Children

11 October 1912
Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Patrick Kirk





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Cecilia L Walker in household of Charles J Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecelia Kirk in entry for George Miko and Clare Cecelia Walker, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Kirk in entry for Joanne Louise Alm, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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