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
1883–1965
Cecelia Loretta Kirk
1889–1971
Marriage: 11 October 1912
Charles Walker Jr.
1918–
Clare Cecelia Walker
1920–1993
Joanne Louise Walker
1926–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1912
Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    John Patrick Kirk

    Male1859–1915Male

    Female1860–1947Female

siblings

(1)

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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