Van Kirk Bible
Submitted November 2001 by
Carolyn Cari (McQuaid) Thomas
1165 Camino Palomera, Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Actual Bible presumed destroyed; only Family Record sheets now in possession
of my parents. Transcription is taken from photocopies of record sheets made
by me in April 1996. The record sheets came to my parents together with the
HEYD Bible. (see transcription of HEYD Bible)
The probable original owners are William and Anna Elizabeth (RICHMOND) VAN
KIRK. These are my great-great-aunt and -uncle; Anna E. was sister to my
great-grandmother, Phebe Jane (RICHMOND) HEYD. My line carries through Jacob
HEYD, Jr. and Phebe HEYD¹s first child, Daisy HEYD, my paternal grandmother.
The sisters, Anna Elizabeth and Phebe, were the daughters of Cornelius
Trimble RICHMOND and Ellen R. (CRISPIN) RICHMOND of the Manayunk area of
Surnames in this file:
William Van Kirk Son of Barnet Van Kirk and Sarah Van Kirk Born on the 23 of
August, in the year of our Lord 1832.
Anna E Van Kirk Daughter of Cornelous [sic: Cornelius] and Ellen Richmond,
Born on the 9 of June, in the year of our Lord 1849.
William Pennington Van Kirk, son of William and Anna Van Kirk, Born at
Madison on the 6 of October 1868.
Eugene Van Kirk, sone [sic] of William and Anna Van Kirk, was Born on the 26
of August at New Albany.
Ellen Richmond Van Kirk Born on the 19 of May 1870.
Ellabell Van Kirk Born on the 31 of January 1872
Thomas Barnet Van Kirk Born on the 30 of December 1873
Harry Firth Van Kirk Born on the 4th of March (Centennial year) 1876
Jacob Heyd Born on 1st of April in the year of our Lord 1859 at New Albany
Phebe Richmond Heyd Born on 24th of October in the year of our Lord 1860 at
Daisy Heyd Daughter of Jacob & Phebe R. Heyd Born on Saturday April 19th at
5.50 A. M. in the year of our Lord 1884 at New Albany Indiana
George Richmond Heyd Son of Jacob and Phebe R. Heyd Born Sunday May 15th at
4.10 P. M. in the year of our Lord 1887 at New Albany Indiana
Cornelius Trimble Richmond Born on of in the year of our Lord 1818 in
New Jersey [no day or month listed]
Ellen R. Richmond Daughter of Joseph & Margret Crispen Born on 15th of July
in the year of our Lord 1821 at Bucks County Penn
Cornelius T. Richmond and Ellen R. Crispen was [sic] married on the 6th
[crossed out and 15 written in] of Feb in the year of our Lord 1846 at
[Note: I am in possession of original marriage certificate for ³Cornelius C.
Richmond of the Bourough of Manayunk in the State of Pennsylvania and Ellen
Crispen of the same Town²‹married on the 15th of Febr. 1846]
William Van Kirk and Anna E. Richmond was [sic] married on the 12th of
August in the year of 1868 at Madison Indiana
Jacob Heyd & Phebe J. Richmond was [sic] married on the 21st of December in
the year of 1881 at New Albany Indiana
Cornelius T. Richmond was killed in the battle of Chancelorville [sic]
fought on May 3rd 1863
Thomas Barnet Van Kirk son of William & Anna Van Kirk Died on the 9th of May
1886 Burried [sic] on 11th of May 1886.
William Pennington Van Kirk, sone [sic] of William and Anna Van Kirk, Died
on the 12 of November 1868, Burried [sic] on the 13. 1868.
Eugene Van Kirk Sone [sic] of William and Anna, Died on the 23 of october,
at 2 oclock (³69 Born on the 26 of August 1869
Ellen Richmond Van Kirk Died May 19 1870