Janet Kirk

22 January 1570–1 March 1619 (Age 49)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet

When Janet Kirk was born on 22 January 1570, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Sir Lawrence Kirk, was 23 and her mother, Margaret Bennet, was 29. She married Alexander on 1 March 1619, in Scoonie, Fife, Scotland. She died on 1 March 1619, at the age of 49.

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Janet Kirk
Marriage: 1 March 1619

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1 March 1619
Scoonie, Fife, Scotland

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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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  • UK, Extracted Probate Records, 1269-1975
  • Janet Kirk, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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