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Mary Calph Kirk (Weed)

Also Known As: "Calef"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: October 07, 1867 (40)
Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Dorchester, Suffolk, Mass
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dan Weed and Lucy Weed
Wife of John Foster Kirk
Mother of Sophia Kirk; William Hamilton Kirk; Unnamed Infant Kirk; Anne Kirk; John Foster Kirk, Jr and 2 others
Sister of Albert Weed; Daniel Weed; William Wallace Weed; Lucy Foster; Albert George Weed and 6 others

Occupation: Consumption
Managed by: Rae Ann Weed
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Immediate Family

About Mary Calph Kirk

vii Lucy, b. 8 Nov., 1789; m. in Exeter, N. H., 7 Dec., 1807, Daniel Weed, of Marblehead, b. in Winstead. Ct., 10 Sept., 1784; d. at N. Andover, 30 Oct., 1870; she d. 17 July, 1842. He was a tin plate worker. They had:

i Albert, (Weed) b. 26 Mar., 1809; d. 11 Oct., 1810.

ii Daniel, b. 29 Mar., 1811; m. 25 Sept., 1840. Lucretia S. Wade, of Ips. She d. 28 Sept., 1850; he d. in Wash., D. C., 5 Sept., 1884. Daniel Weed was a graduate of Union Coll., N. Y.; afterwards studied law; served as Ass't District Att'y of Essex Co., for . several years and as Co. Treas'r one year. He was one of the original members of the Free Soil party, running as State Senator on the same ticket with the poet, John G. Whittier. During the latter part of his life he was employed in the Treasury Dept. at Wash. They had: 1 Joseph Dana, b. 12 Jan., 1843; m. Harriet Ireson, of Marblehead; he served as Master's Mate in the Navy of the U. S. in the Rebellion and d. 7 Apr., 1874, from injuries received at that time. They had: (1) Wallace Dana,* b. 16 Nov., 1872.

iii William Wallace, b. 10 July, 1813; d. unm, 19 Oct., 1835.

iv Lucy, b. 27 Jan., 1815; m, 1 Jan., 1835, John Sullivan Foster, of Beaufort, S. C. He d. at Salem, 7 May, 1881. They had: 1 Sarah Micklefield (Foster) b. 31 Jan., 1837; d. 1 Mar., 1875. 2 Lucy Weed. b. 12 Feb., 1840; d. 10 Oct., 1850. 3 Margaretta Hilliard. b. 3 Apr., 1842; m. Geo. Osgood Stevens, of Salem; one of the first vets, from his city in the 6th Mass. Reg. which was the first to enter the national capitol after Pres. Lincoln's call for troops. He was at the siege of Port Hudson, La. No children. 4 Samuel Worcester, b. 20 Feb., 1846; d. 15 Aug., 1876. 5 Ellen Rust, b. 28 Aug., 1849; d. Apr., 1862.

v Albert G., (Weed) b. 6 May, 1817; m. 10 May, 1838, Mary Homan, of Marblehead. She d. 22 Apr., 1886. He res. in Marblehead; is a gardner. They had: 1 William Wallace* b. 29 Sept., 1839; d. 29 July, 1879. He served in the U. S. Navy throughout the civil war, not visiting his home and family during the time. 2 Sarah Elizabeth, b. 11 Jan., 1845; m. John Horner, of Marblehead; d. 25 Dec, 1876. They had: (1) William, (Horner.) (2) Clarence. 3 Lewis, (Weed) b. 21 Apr., 1847; d. 2 Aug., 1851. 4 Charles II, b, 24 June, 1849; d. 16 Apr., 1883. 5 Mary Ellen, b. 5 Oct., 1857; m. John Brown, of Marblehead; no children. 6 Celesta Harriet, b. 2 Aug., 1860; unm. 1888.

vi Sarah Elizabeth, b. 6 Mar., 1819; d. 20 Aug.. 1820.

vii Celesta, b. 8 Sept., 1821; unm.; res. N. Andover.

viii Ruth Elizabeth, b. 3 Sept., 1823; m. 17 Oct., 1855, in N. A., George Washington, s. of George W. and Hannah Brower Berrian, of N. Y. City, b. in N. Y. City, 22 Oct., 1825, and after his m. returned to N. Y. and engaged in the drug business; in 1860, removed to N. A. and retired from business; has held the offices of Justice of the Peace and school committeeman in N. A. and was Sec'y of the N. Y. College of Pharmacy; res. N. A.; no children.

ix Mary Calef, b. 24 Dec, 1826; m. 22 Deo., 1852, John Foster Kirk, of Dorchester; d. 7 Oct., 1867. He res. in Germantown, Pa.; is an editor.

They had:

1 Sophia, (Kirk) b. 7 Mar., 1855; unm.

2 William Hamilton, b. 21 May, 1857; unm.

3 Annie, b. 4 July, 1859; d. 3 Mar., 1863.

4 John Foster, b. 19 June, 1861; unm.

5 Mary Hamilton, b. 1 Feb., 1863; d. 25 Sept., 1863.

6 Abbie, b. 6 July, 1865; unm.

x Sarah Wallace, (Weed) b. 12 Feb., 1829; m. 26 Mar., 1851, Reuel Alfred, s. of Dr. Ebenezer Smith Phelps, of Middleton, b. 15 May, 1824; d. 12 Aug., 1875. They had: 1 Henry Lewis, (Phelps) b. 4 Oct., 1852; is a civil engineer; unm. 2 William Wallace, b. 31 Aug., 1854; farmer; unm. 3 George Berrian, b. 10 May, 1857; m. 8 June, 1880, Mary Margaret J. Finney, b. in Steubenville, O., 1 Oct., 1859; he was a boot and shoe manufacturer in Washington, D. C.; d. of typhoid fever, 1 Aug., 1890, at his res. 810 R, I. Ave. , Wash., D. C. They had: (1) Reuel George, b. 6 June, 1889. 4 Sarah Lizzie, b. 6 Jan., 1859; unm. 5 Lucy Rust, b. 8 July, 1860; d. 5 July, 1879. 6 Mary Weed, b. 17 Apr., 1870; d. 28 July, 1870.

xi Samuel Rust, (Weed) b. 21 Feb., 1831. He was one of the first settlers in Kansas, and went thither from Ill. to help make it a free state. He settled in Wabaunsee, Kas.; has been a member of the legislature of that state, and has held every elective office in his county; is a surveyor; unm.

xii Olive Lewis, b. 12 Nov., 1834; d. 9 May, 1835.

Bibliographic information:

  • Title Record of the Rust Family: Embracing the Descendants of Henry Rust, who Came from England and Settled in Hingham, Mass., 1634-1635
  • Author Albert Dexter Rust
  • Publisher A. Rust, 1891
  • Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Digitized Nov 1, 2007
  • Length 527 pages
  • Pages 96-102
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=QrZOAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA100&lpg=PA100&d...
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Mary Calph Kirk's Timeline

1826
December 24, 1826
Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1855
March 17, 1855
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1857
May 21, 1857
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1858
June 14, 1858
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1859
July 4, 1859
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1861
June 19, 1861
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1863
February 1, 1863
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1865
July 6, 1865
Mass
1867
October 7, 1867
Age 40
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States