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Michael Zirkle

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Telford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in VA, USA
Place of Burial: Zirkle-Nehs Family Graveyard, Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Ludwig Zirkle and Maria Eva Zirkle
Husband of Catherine Zirkle
Father of Catherine (Zerkle) Roush; Margeretta(or Magdalene) Zirkle Keplinger; John Zerkel; Elizabeth Neece; Anna Mary Nease and 10 others
Brother of Catherine Easterly; Margaretha "Marie" Nehs; Andrew Zirkle; Catherine Branner; George Adam Zirkle and 2 others

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About Michael Zirkle

DAR Ancestor #: A131099

Michael Zirkle (son of Johann Ludwig "Lewis" Zirckel and Eva Maria Bear) was born Jan 29, 1735 in Telford, Franconia Twp, Philadelphia Co, PA, and died Oct 02, 1811 in Forestville, Shenandoah, VA. He married Catharine Sehler on 1762, daughter of Johannes Schlern.

Includes NotesNotes for Michael Zirkle:

Removed from PA to the Shenandoah Valley in VA about 1765, settling on or near Holmes/Hollmans Creek; served as a private in the VA militia in the Revolutionary war; elder in the Old Pine Lutheran Church, Mill Creek, Shenandoah Co, Va 1787.

Might be buried in Rockingham County.

NOTES FOR MICHAEL ZIRKLE:

Michael Zirkle and his wife Catherine Schlearn had 14 children. Their 14 children were baptized at St. Mary's Lutheran Church in New Market Va. When the younger generation became crowded for land, many went west and were among the first settlers of Ohio. The signpost of the church they founded at Thackery, Ohio to this day, bears the name of Zerkel Lutheran Church. One of the children that remained in the New Market area was Michael's son Jonathon Zirkle who was born June 11, 1789 and married Elizabeth Woloamood. (Dave Zirkle)

Children of MICHAEL ZIRKLE and CATHERINE SCHLEARN are:

i. JONATHON ZIRKLE, b. June 11, 1789, Homes Creek Shenandoah Va.; d. Jan.01,1855, Shenandoah Co

ii. CATHERINE ZIRKLE b. August 14, 1763

iii. MAGDALENA ZIRKLE, b. September 19, 1764

iv. JOHN ZIRKLE, b. February 27,1766

v. ELIZABETH ZIRKLE, b. September 17,1767

vi. ANNA MARY ZIRKLE, b. June 20, 1770,

vii. MICHAEL ZIRKLE JR., b. April 15, 1772

viii. GEORGE ZIRKLE, b. August 21, 1774

ix. LEWIS ZIRKLE, b. July 01,1776

x. HENRY ZIRKLE, b. April 14, 1778

xi. ABRAHAM ZIRKLE, b. August 08, 1780

xii. JACOB ZIRKLE, b. March 1782

xiii. RACHEL ZIRKLE, b. September 02, 1786

xiv. SUSANNA ZIRKLE, b. July 26, 1792

Children baptized at St. Mary's Lutheran Church in New Market

More About Michael Zirkle:

Burial: Nease/Zirkle Cemetery, Forestville.

More About Michael Zirkle and Catharine Sehler:

Marriage: 1762

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ID: I1804 Name: Michael Zirkle 1 Sex: M Birth: 29 JUN 1735 in Telford, Pennsylvania, USA 1 Death: 2 OCT 1811 in Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia, USA 1 Burial: UNKNOWN Zerchel-Nehs Family Graveyard, Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia 2 Burial: Zirkle Cemetery, near Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia 3 4 Census: Parents: Lodowick (Ludwig Zirkle & Maria Eva Bear 3 Note:

   age 76y 8m 3d - husband of Cadarina
   Son of Ludwig and Eve Zirkle
   Surname found as: Zerchel, Zirkle, Cirkle, Circle, Sircle, Zickel. Corckel
   Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia by Lyman Chalkley
   Volume III, page 373 – Deed Book 9, page 434
   9 August 1761. John Bear and Caterean () to Eve Sircle, £20, 130 acres at a place called the Bair Glade. Delivered: Lud Zirkle, May, 1770
   Volume III, page 552 – Deed Book 22, page 107
   16 November, 1776 Michael Sircle and Catherine (), of Dunmore County, to Ludwick Fulmor (delivered: John Separs, 20th August 1793), 130 acres patented to John Bair 10th March, 1755, and conveyed by him to Eve Sircle; also 54 acres patented to my mother, Eve Sircle, now deceased, 10th September, 1755, and descended to Michael as eldest son and heir of Eve.
   Michael Zirkle gave Revolutionary War service in Dunmore militia in 1776
   Listed are: Andrew Cirkle, Michael Cirkle, Peter Cirkle (Revolutionary War Records, Volume 1, Virginia by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, Washington, D.C. 1936, page 607, "A List of the Men's Names in Dunmore County Militia Under the Command of Capt. Jacob Holman." Second reference: "Dunmore County, Papers 1775-1776 (21127), 65-2550, Virginia State Library)
   In regard to the Zerchel-Nehs Graveyard on east bank of Holman's Creek northeast of Forestville, Mr. E.A. Zirkle of Forestville wrote shortly before his death "The old graveyard used to have a good many tombstones in it, but for many years it has been unfenced. Now cattle graze over the bodies of our forefathers, most of the tombstones have disappeared."
   Michel Corckel signed consent for his daughter to Henry Nease and Mary Cirkle June 10th 1791 Shenandoah County, Virginia
   http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=zirkle&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1811&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=36755623&df=all&

-------------------- Birth: Jul. 12, 1747 Shenandoah County Virginia, USA Death: Nov. 16, 1830 Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA

Catherine Sehler wife of Michael Zirkle

Children not added by me Magdalena Zirkle Jonathan Zirkle


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Spouse:
 Michael Zirkle (1735 - 1811)

Children:
 Catharine Zirkle Roush (1763 - 1845)*
 Magdalena Zirkle Keplinger (1764 - 1860)*
 John Zirkle (1766 - 1790)*
 Elizabeth Zirkle Nease (1767 - 1859)*
 Anna Mary Zerckel Nease (1770 - 1825)*
 George Zerkel (1774 - 1848)*
 Lewis Zerckel (1776 - 1856)*
 Henry Zerkle (1778 - 1863)*
 Abraham Zerkel (1780 - 1861)*
 Jacob Zerkel (1782 - 1863)*
 Jonathan Zirkle (1789 - 1855)*
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Burial: Zirkle Cemetery New Market Shenandoah County Virginia, USA Birth: Jan. 29, 1735 Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Oct. 2, 1811 Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA

age 76y 8m 3d - husband of Cadarina Son of Ludwig and Eve Zirkle Surname found as: Zerchel, Zirkle, Cirkle, Circle, Sircle, Zickel. Corckel

Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia by Lyman Chalkley Volume III, page 373 – Deed Book 9, page 434 9 August 1761. John Bear and Caterean () to Eve Sircle, £20, 130 acres at a place called the Bair Glade. Delivered: Lud Zirkle, May, 1770 Volume III, page 552 – Deed Book 22, page 107 16 November, 1776 Michael Sircle and Catherine (), of Dunmore County, to Ludwick Fulmor (delivered: John Separs, 20th August 1793), 130 acres patented to John Bair 10th March, 1755, and conveyed by him to Eve Sircle; also 54 acres patented to my mother, Eve Sircle, now deceased, 10th September, 1755, and descended to Michael as eldest son and heir of Eve.

Michael Zirkle gave Revolutionary War service in Dunmore militia in 1776 Listed are: Andrew Cirkle, Michael Cirkle, Peter Cirkle (Revolutionary War Records, Volume 1, Virginia by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, Washington, D.C. 1936, page 607, "A List of the Men's Names in Dunmore County Militia Under the Command of Capt. Jacob Holman." Second reference: "Dunmore County, Papers 1775-1776 (21127), 65-2550, Virginia State Library) During the Revolutionary War "During the Revolutionary War "Michael joined the Dunmore County Militia under the command of Captain Jacob Holeman along with his brothers Andrew and Peter. Later this militia was called into service and became part of the 8th Virginia Regiment of Foot of the Continental Line under the leadership of Colonel(later Brigadier General) John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg. The 8th Virginia took part in battles in South Carolina, most notably the Battle of Charleston and of Fort Moultrie in which a British Naval force of 10 ships was soundly defeated. The weather and conditions in the south were not kind to the regiment and fully half of them became quite ill with fever and malaria. A great deal of them were transported back home to Woodstock to be cared for by the local people. The rest of the regiment marched north a short while later to join General Washington's Northern Army and fought at Brandywine, White Marsh and Germantown. They later went into winter camp at Valley Forge. The weather and conditions in the south were not kind to the regiment and fully half of them became quite ill with fever and malaria. A great deal of them were transported back home to Woodstock to be cared for by the local people. The rest of the regiment marched north a short while later to join General Washington's Northern Army and fought at Brandywine, White Marsh and Germantown. They later went into winter camp at Valley Forge.

In regard to the Zerchel-Nehs Graveyard on east bank of Holman's Creek northeast of Forestville, Mr. E.A. Zirkle of Forestville wrote shortly before his death "The old graveyard used to have a good many tombstones in it, but for many years it has been unfenced. Now cattle graze over the bodies of our forefathers, most of the tombstones have disappeared."

Michel Corckel signed consent for his daughter to Henry Nease and Mary Cirkle June 10th 1791 Shenandoah County, Virginia

The Michael Zirkle home is shown in both front and back view.


Burial: Zerchel-Nehs Family Graveyard Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA

Birth: 	Jan. 29, 1735

Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Oct. 2, 1811 Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA

age 76y 8m 3d - husband of Cadarina Son of Ludwig and Eve Zirkle Surname found as: Zerchel, Zirkle, Cirkle, Circle, Sircle, Zickel. Corckel

Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia by Lyman Chalkley Volume III, page 373 – Deed Book 9, page 434 9 August 1761. John Bear and Caterean () to Eve Sircle, £20, 130 acres at a place called the Bair Glade. Delivered: Lud Zirkle, May, 1770 Volume III, page 552 – Deed Book 22, page 107 16 November, 1776 Michael Sircle and Catherine (), of Dunmore County, to Ludwick Fulmor (delivered: John Separs, 20th August 1793), 130 acres patented to John Bair 10th March, 1755, and conveyed by him to Eve Sircle; also 54 acres patented to my mother, Eve Sircle, now deceased, 10th September, 1755, and descended to Michael as eldest son and heir of Eve.

Michael Zirkle gave Revolutionary War service in Dunmore militia in 1776 Listed are: Andrew Cirkle, Michael Cirkle, Peter Cirkle (Revolutionary War Records, Volume 1, Virginia by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, Washington, D.C. 1936, page 607, "A List of the Men's Names in Dunmore County Militia Under the Command of Capt. Jacob Holman." Second reference: "Dunmore County, Papers 1775-1776 (21127), 65-2550, Virginia State Library)

In regard to the Zerchel-Nehs Graveyard on east bank of Holman's Creek northeast of Forestville, Mr. E.A. Zirkle of Forestville wrote shortly before his death "The old graveyard used to have a good many tombstones in it, but for many years it has been unfenced. Now cattle graze over the bodies of our forefathers, most of the tombstones have disappeared."

Michel Corckel signed consent for his daughter to Henry Nease and Mary Cirkle June 10th 1791 Shenandoah County, Virginia

The Michael Zirkle home is shown in both front and back view.


Burial: Zerchel-Nehs Family Graveyard Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA Birth: Jan. 29, 1735 Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Oct. 2, 1811 Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA

age 76y 8m 3d - husband of Cadarina Son of Ludwig and Eve Zirkle Surname found as: Zerchel, Zirkle, Cirkle, Circle, Sircle, Zickel. Corckel

Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia by Lyman Chalkley Volume III, page 373 – Deed Book 9, page 434 9 August 1761. John Bear and Caterean () to Eve Sircle, £20, 130 acres at a place called the Bair Glade. Delivered: Lud Zirkle, May, 1770 Volume III, page 552 – Deed Book 22, page 107 16 November, 1776 Michael Sircle and Catherine (), of Dunmore County, to Ludwick Fulmor (delivered: John Separs, 20th August 1793), 130 acres patented to John Bair 10th March, 1755, and conveyed by him to Eve Sircle; also 54 acres patented to my mother, Eve Sircle, now deceased, 10th September, 1755, and descended to Michael as eldest son and heir of Eve.

Michael Zirkle gave Revolutionary War service in Dunmore militia in 1776 Listed are: Andrew Cirkle, Michael Cirkle, Peter Cirkle (Revolutionary War Records, Volume 1, Virginia by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, Washington, D.C. 1936, page 607, "A List of the Men's Names in Dunmore County Militia Under the Command of Capt. Jacob Holman." Second reference: "Dunmore County, Papers 1775-1776 (21127), 65-2550, Virginia State Library)

In regard to the Zerchel-Nehs Graveyard on east bank of Holman's Creek northeast of Forestville, Mr. E.A. Zirkle of Forestville wrote shortly before his death "The old graveyard used to have a good many tombstones in it, but for many years it has been unfenced. Now cattle graze over the bodies of our forefathers, most of the tombstones have disappeared."

Michel Corckel signed consent for his daughter to Henry Nease and Mary Cirkle June 10th 1791 Shenandoah County, Virginia

The Michael Zirkle home is shown in both front and back view.


Burial: Zerchel-Nehs Family Graveyard Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USABirth: Jan. 29, 1735 Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Oct. 2, 1811 Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA

age 76y 8m 3d - husband of Cadarina Son of Ludwig and Eve Zirkle Surname found as: Zerchel, Zirkle, Cirkle, Circle, Sircle, Zickel. Corckel

Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia by Lyman Chalkley Volume III, page 373 – Deed Book 9, page 434 9 August 1761. John Bear and Caterean () to Eve Sircle, £20, 130 acres at a place called the Bair Glade. Delivered: Lud Zirkle, May, 1770 Volume III, page 552 – Deed Book 22, page 107 16 November, 1776 Michael Sircle and Catherine (), of Dunmore County, to Ludwick Fulmor (delivered: John Separs, 20th August 1793), 130 acres patented to John Bair 10th March, 1755, and conveyed by him to Eve Sircle; also 54 acres patented to my mother, Eve Sircle, now deceased, 10th September, 1755, and descended to Michael as eldest son and heir of Eve.

Michael Zirkle gave Revolutionary War service in Dunmore militia in 1776 Listed are: Andrew Cirkle, Michael Cirkle, Peter Cirkle (Revolutionary War Records, Volume 1, Virginia by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, Washington, D.C. 1936, page 607, "A List of the Men's Names in Dunmore County Militia Under the Command of Capt. Jacob Holman." Second reference: "Dunmore County, Papers 1775-1776 (21127), 65-2550, Virginia State Library)

In regard to the Zerchel-Nehs Graveyard on east bank of Holman's Creek northeast of Forestville, Mr. E.A. Zirkle of Forestville wrote shortly before his death "The old graveyard used to have a good many tombstones in it, but for many years it has been unfenced. Now cattle graze over the bodies of our forefathers, most of the tombstones have disappeared."

Michel Corckel signed consent for his daughter to Henry Nease and Mary Cirkle June 10th 1791 Shenandoah County, Virginia

The Michael Zirkle home is shown in both front and back view.


Burial: Zerchel-Nehs Family Graveyard Forestville Shenandoah County Virginia, USA -------------------- ZIRKLE, MICHAEL Ancestor #: A131099 Service: VIRGINIA Rank(s): PRIVATE, PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 6-29-1735 PENNSYLVANIA Death: 10-2-1811 SHENANDOAH CO VIRGINIA Service Source: BRUMBAUGH, REV WAR RECS VA, P 607; ABERCROMBIE & SLATTEN, VA REV PUB CLAIMS, VOL 3, P 840 Service Description: 1) CAPT JACOB HOLEMAN, DUNMORE CO MILITIA, 1775 2) PROVIDED BEEF, SHENANDOAH CO

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Michael Zirkle's Timeline

1735
June 29, 1735
Telford, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
1760
1760
Age 24
1763
August 14, 1763
Age 28
Shenandoah, Virginia, USA
1764
September 17, 1764
Age 29
1766
February 27, 1766
Age 30
1767
September 17, 1767
Age 32
Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia
1769
1769
Age 33
1770
June 20, 1770
Age 34
Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
1772
April 15, 1772
Age 36
1774
August 21, 1774
Age 39