Mary Novak married Marshall Eugene Stirk at Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas, on 16 March 1878. Marshall Eugene Stirk, born 10 November 1856 at Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana. Marshall is in Nemaha, Kansas, at 1870 US Federal Census. Marshall & Mary are in Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas at 1880 US Federal Census. at 1910, 1920 & 1930 US Federal Censuses either Marshall or both Marshall & Mary are in Canyon, Idaho (Mary listed in 1930, birthplace Bohemia). Marshall died 7 May 1946 at Canyon, Idaho. Marshall is shown as son of Preston Stirk and the former Miss Clancy.