I am still waiting on the documents from Seneca Co OHIo. This is what the lookups found for me. Cemetery RecordsCreasy/Andrerws Cemetery(Maple Grove)Elizabeth wife of John died June 20 1887-66 y, 10m, 23d John Shirkey died Aug 31, 1880, 79 y, 3m , 1d Mary wife of John died Feb 24, 1873--71y,4m, 20d Plesant Union-Dukes Cemetery(old Fort) infant s/oJ and S died May 18, 1858 Serena w/o Joseph, Feb 23, 1834-Aug 28, 1918-84y,6m, 5d Joseph Shirkey Jan 26, 1831-May 28, 1897.65y, 4m,2d I think Joseph and john are brothers?
Marriage record Jonathan R to Martha Elliott feb 10, 1852
I received a packat of obits and cemetery listings from the Keokuk Co Historical Society in Sigourney IA.They had the cemetery listing At the Brater/Shirkey cemetery for Jonathan R Shirkey died Feb 16, 1891,age 65 years, 8mos, 17days Martha C Shirkey(Elliot) d jUly 24, 1869, age 35 years, 24 days, Mary A Shirkey(Mary Ann Morgan) Wife Of JR Shirkey, died Oct 4, 1895 age 59 years. Rufus, son of JR and MC Shirkey died Jan 11, 1863, age 9 years , 23 days,
I obtained the wedding document of Martha Shirkey and Frank Mallinger.married Dec 1, 1891 Martha listed her parents as Jonathan R Shirkeyand Mary Morgan. I have the obits for Martha Mallinger(Shirkey and Mary Shirkey(Morgan).The society could not find the obit for Jonathan R Shirkey.Mary Shirkey's obit was in the Manhantan News.