Chester Royal Kirk1

ID#  5050, (1885-1958)
Relationships
2nd great-grandson of Samson Striker
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Faye Louise Doyle
Charts
Descendants of Samson Striker
Chester Royal Kirk
(courtesy Carolyn Kirk Jones)
      Chester Royal Kirk was born on 5 February 1885 at Kansas.1,2 He was the son of Jacob E Kirk and Victoria Ross.1 He married Mary Ellen Ernest about 1913.1,3 When Chester and Mary were first married they started a logging business west of Calgary, Alberta.1 Later he was the owner of a wallpaper and paint store at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.1,3 He also worked as an entertainer.1 He registered for the WW I draft on 12 September 1918 at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He registered for the WW II draft on 27 April 1942 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died on 25 April 1958 at age 73.1 He was buried at Mt Olivet Cemetery, Fairview Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.1
Last Edited=20 Oct 2012

Children of Chester Royal Kirk and Mary Ellen Ernest

Citations

  1. [S1432] Carolyn Jones, "Jacob E Kirk Family," e-mail message from e-mail address (Emmaus, PA) to Faye West, 29 Jan 2012.
  2. [S1433] Jacob E Kirk household, 1900 U.S. Census, Steelton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  3. [S1436] Chester R Kirk household, 1930 U.S. Census, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  4. [S1434] Jacob E Kirk household, 1910 U.S. Census, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  5. [S1435] Chester R Kirk household, 1920 U.S. Census, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca