The name Kirkpatrick is Scottish, common in Dumfriesshire, where it derives from a chapel dedicated to St. Patrick
in the parish of Closeburn in that shire.
The first on record was the twelfth century Roger de Kirkpatrick who had a charter from Robert the bruce for lands in Dumfrisshire near the River esk. There was a Kirkpatrick sept of Clan Gregory and there may have been one of Clan Colquhoun.
In Ireland, the name Kirkpatrick is found almost exclusively in Ulster, where over two-thirds are in Co. Antrim. A survey of 1857 found kirkpatricks common in thirteen out of fourteen baronies of that county.
My great, great-grandfather, Alexander Kirkpatrick, was born around 1800 in Cork, Ireland. His ancestors before him dates back to Scotland, with the first on record being Roger de Kirkpatrick in the twelfth century.
Alexander Kirkpatrick married Susanne Nimmo about 1830. They have three children:
My Guess is that Thomas, Mary, and James Henry came over to Canada sometime around 1853-1863. This is based on:
Guess that Thomas, Mary, and James Henry left Canada sometime before 1864 based on:
In those days babies died early so birth certificates were not issues at birth but later on as evident by the
death of several unnamed Kirkpatricks (baby Kirkpatrick).
The Thomas Kirkpatrick Clan buried those that didn't live long at Woodland Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio. And the vast majority of the other Thomas Clan was buried at Highland Park Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio.
The James Henry Clan used the same cemetery for newborns that didn't live long (Woodland Cemetery), but the vast majority were not buried at Woodlawn, but at Riverside or Lakewood Park Cemeteries.
Died: May 25, 1920 - Riverside
Marries Martha "Matty" Newton in 1864 and they have Nine (9) Children:
Died Oct 23, 1917 - Woodland
Marries Margaret Cowper on Jan 27, 1863 and they have Ten (10) Children:
Mary never married. She died Aug 4, 1856 (Cleveland) - Woodland
Marriages of James & Thomas Children
Born July 21, 1870
Died Feb 11, 1947 - Riverside
Marries Ethelyn S. Sage in 1901
D: June 7, 1936 - Highland
M: Lillie B. Brandt on Nov 4, 1891; Lillie died Dec 22, 1930
They have five children:
They have three children:
They have two children:
They have six children:
Marriages of the children of the James & Thomas Children
Charles Newton & Ethelyn Sage
They have no children
William Alexander & Mary Nicoll of Wheeling, WV
James Mansfield & Gladys Martin Children:
Jane "Jennie" & Ira D. Kennedy children:
Thomas John & Anna Bollman children:
John Walter & Lillie B. Brandt children:
William "K" Will & Lillian F. "Lilly" Benner children:
Marries Roland Royer on May 8, 1915 - They have no children
marries Charles Horton Clark on July 27, 1920 - They have 1 Child:
1) Charles William Clark, born March 20, 1922; dies Dec 12, 1982 - Whitehaven Cem
Thomas & Jessie Anna Adams children:
Charles & Emma Eumpheria West Children:
Information Architect: Fred Kirkpatrick