Elizabeth Kirk

8 November 1854–30 June 1919 (Age 64)
Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Kirk was born on 8 November 1854, in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Philip Kirk, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Taylor, was 33. She married Heber G Crosland Dew on 3 January 1882, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 30 June 1919, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber G Crosland Dew
Elizabeth Kirk
Marriage: 3 January 1882
Heber Kirk Dew
Mary Elizabeth Dew
John Kirk Dew
Cora Jane Dew
Lula Ann Dew
Ida Belva Dew
Charlotte Pauline Dew
Samuel Phillip Dew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1882Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 9
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 18
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, and Danish: from Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 16th century or earlier.

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

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    Burned in Effigy

    Burned in Effigy Phillip and Mary Ann talked late into the night. Their demeanor was grave as they discussed the options they felt were before them. When they had entered the waters of baptism an …

    Sources (19)

    • Elizabeth Kirk in household of Richard Henwood, "United States Census, 1870"
    • E Kirk in entry for John Elmer Baker and Mary Elizabeth Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Elizabeth Kirk in entry for Samuel Phillip Dew, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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