Van kirk


ID: I65 Name: Nancy Jane "Jane" Van Kirk Sex: F Birth: 27 SEP 1844 in Darlington Twp., Beaver Co., PA Christening: Methodist Church, Darlington, Beaver Co., PA Death: 4 NOV 1914 in Family Farm, Darlington Twp., Beaver Co., PA Burial: 6 NOV 1914 Mt. Pleasant (Wilson) Cemetery, New Galilee, Beaver Co., PA Religion: Member of the Free Methodist Church in Darlington (Baptized late in life, in a river) Occupation: Boarding House Operator - Darlington, Beaver Co., PA Note: Nancy Jane & David were 1st cousins on Musser side; her parentswere William Vankirk and Barbara Ann Musser (dau of Jacob).David & Nancy Jane had triplet girls who died at birth. NancyJane's will written 8/20/1912 gave $1.00 each to her children:Mary Crawford, Dave Vankirk, Annie Kelly, Archie & RichardVankirk, Kate Lambright, Eleck (Alexander) Vankirk, and LizzieFosnaught, and also $1.00 to the heirs of her deceased sonWilliam. She gave to 2 sons, John and Chauncy Van Kirk, theremainder of her estate (real, personal & mixed) to share andshare alike providing they care for their father, David Vankirk,for the remainder of his life, if he survived her. Per LorileiSchultz, Nancy Jane ran a boarding house in Darlington nearStitt Road and through this saved up enough money to buy theirfarm, because farming was a step-up from coal mining. Probate:Place: Nov. 24, 1914 in Beaver Co..*********************************************************************Beaver Falls Tribune - November 9, 1914 Mrs. Nancy Jane VanKirk, aged 79 years, died Tuesday at her home from dropsy. Herhusband died last April, she is survived by 11 children. Thefuneral services were held Thursday morning at 10 a.m.,conducted by Rev. A. Savage and interment was made in WilsonCemetery, New Galilee. *********************************************************************The Daily Times - 9/14/1911 - Mrs. David Vankirk and daughterJane, of East Palestine, O., visited in town this week. Change Date: 3 JUN 2012