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Kirk family correspondence


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Thomas Kirk was a birthright Quaker. He was born in 1781, the son of Thomas and Hannah Kirk of Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Taylor and moved with her to Clinton Co., Ohio. Their eldest son was Israel, born in 1810. They later moved to Duck Creek in Indiana, where Thomas Kirk remained until his death in 1867.

Source of acquisition--Abigail Blackburn. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1971.

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