FUZZY: David Kirkwood came to Pittsburg, PA., USAc. 1772 from Londonderry (?), Ireland. He fought in the war (many areas) until 1781 when he became ill and was discharged by Gen. Washington, settled inShistu, PA. He moved to Wythe County, VA in 1792. Married Margarat Leech (?) in 1795.
Children: William, Joseph, Catherin, Mary and ? son, Margaret and John (perhaps while in Wheeling, VA). Moved in 1805 to Ohio where David died in 1847.
MORE CLEAR: Our relatives in the southern Indiana - Illinois area c. 1880's on the Kirkwood side are: John Henry Kirkwood (called Harp/Harper for playing the harmonica) married Ann Margaret Vogel.
Children: Elihub. 1883marriedMary Love Hannah, b. 1884marriedWm Auten Charles H, b. 1890married Sarah Johnson Ethel May,b. 1892married Dudley MacDonald Frankie (?), b.1893?died as child Leonard,b.1894marriedErsie Tipton Alvah M,b.1896married Roy Greenwell (sp) Ralph (went to New Mexico),b.1898Married Edna (?) who was of Indian blood(He lived in New Mexico Killed horse thief at age 16 or so in N.M it is said) Wilford b. 1900 (my grandfather),married Bertha Worth Three sons (one died as toddler) James married Mary (?), then Evelyn Ralph Earl Kirkwood married Florence Dickey Warren Kirkwood marred Ann Derby Delores Kirkwood married Jack Hayes then Donald Boone Frances Kirkwood marred John Slye Mary Elizabeth b. 1902married Lonny Nicholson Geneva (sp). b.1906died as child.
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