Leroy Franklin Shirk

20 July 1911–23 September 1989 (Age 78)
Atlanta, Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Leroy Franklin

When Leroy Franklin Shirk was born on 20 July 1911, in Atlanta, Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, Roy Almer Shirk, was 21 and his mother, Jeanetta " Nettie" Samuels, was 21. He married Dorothy May Blazer on 27 October 1934. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hamilton Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Cicero Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 23 September 1989, in Atlanta, Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Franklin Shirk
Dorothy May Blazer
Marriage: 27 October 1934
Jeanette Ellen Shirk
Walter L Shirk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1934
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    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.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    Age 21
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Schürch (see Sherk 1).Americanized form of German Schirk: unexplained.Jewish (from Lithuania): variant of Sirk .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Franklin Shirk, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Leroy Franklin Shirk in entry for Neil Boucher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Franklin Shirk in household of Roy A Shirk, "United States Census, 1930"

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