Jacob Kirkendall (b. about 1775 Va) to Ohio to Indiana, d. 1840s

Jacob Kirkendall by the census information was born between 1775 and 1780 in Virginia. He died after 1840 in Hamilton (or Clinton) County, Indiana. His wife's name is listed in my notes from Arlene Saffell as being Mary Spillman, born 1775 in Virginia. Their sons are given in these notes as Joseph, born 1795 VA; Jacob Jr., b. 1805 VA; John S., b. 1806 VA; and George S., b. 1813 Greene Co, OH.

Jacob Kirkendall's migration is traced through Ohio and Indiana records as follows:
GREENE CO., OHIO
Will Book 1803-1815, pg 238: Dispersal sale of property of John Lee 3/2/1814, Jacob Kirkendall 3 sheep $5.00
HISTORY OF GREENE COUNTY, OHIO, by George F. Robinson
pg. 255, Jacob Kirkendall soldier War 1812 under Capt. William Stephenson
pg. 333, Jacob Kirkendale to Bath twsp 1811.

1820 census Knox County, Indiana, pg. 81:
Jacob Kuykendall M 1(-10) 2(10-15) 1(16-25) 1 (45+) F 1(-10) 1(10-15) 1 (45+)
pg. 88: Joseph Kirkendall M 2(-10) 2(16-25) 1(26-44) F 2(-10) 1(16-25)
1830 Hamilton County, Indiana pg. 78
Jacob Kirkendall M 1(10-15) 1(15-20) 1(20-30) 1(50-60) F 1(50-60)
Jacob Kirkendall Jr. M 1(20-30) F 2(-5) 1(20-30)
pg. 70: Joseph Kirkendall M 2(-5) 2(5-10) 2(10-15) 1(20-30) F 1 (15-20 1(30-40)
1840 Hamilton County, Indiana, Noblesville Twsp, pg. 258
Jacob Kirkendall Sr M 1(-5) 1(5-10) 1(20-30) 1(60-70) F 2(-5) 1(20-30) 1(60-70)
pg. 324 Jacob Kirkendall Jr: 1(-5) 1(5-10) 1(30-40) F 1(5-10) 2 (10-15) 1(30-40)
pg. 258: Joseph Kirkendall: M 3(5-10) 1(10-15) 1(15-20) 1(20-30) 1940-50) F 2(-5) 1(40-50)

HAMILTON COUNTY, INDIANA DEEDS
Book A pg 222 1818 80 ac Jacob Kirkendall from John Harrison
Book A pg 341 3/12/1831 40 ac Jacob Kirkendall from John Smith
Book A pg. 591 5/4/1833 66 ac Jacob Kirkendall to I.D. Stephenson
Book F pg 497 8/2/1838 80 ac Jacob Kirkendall to George & Uriah Kirkendall
Book H pg. 65 11/21/1840 George S. Kirkendall & Elizabeth, Uriah Kirkendall & Mary to Ropel Burns
Book H pg. 257 6/14/1841 George S. Kirkendall from Ropel & Kissiah Burroughs
Book H pg. 445 9/15/1841 George S. Kirkendall from John & Catherine Davis
Book K pg. 42 8/27/1845 40 ac George S. Kirkendall to Benjamin Benbow

Joseph Kirkendall married Mary "Polly" Kirkendall as his second wife. See the family of George Kirkendall and Elizabeth Briggs.

Jacob Kirkendall Jr married 8/22/1826 in Knox County, IN, Delila Collins born about 1806. Their known children are: Benjamin V. b. 4/10/1833, Hamilton County, IN; Mary b. 1834; Jacob "Lewis" b. 1839 and Thaddeus b. 2/20/1840.

1850 Census Clinton County, Johnson Twsp, Indiana #33 Jacob Kerkendall 45 VA; Delila Kerkendall 44 IN, Benjamin 18 IN, Mary 16 IN, Lewis 11 IN, Thaddeus B. 7 IN

In 1860 they are in Michigan Twsp, Clinton Co, IN #215
Jacob Kirkendall 54 VA, Delila 45 OH, Benjamin 27 IN, Mary 24 IN, Lewis 21 IN, Thadeus 16 IN

HISTORY OF CLINTON COUNTY, INDIANA, by Hon. Joseph Claybaugh, 1913, A.W. Bowen & Co., pg 304: In 1841 (to Johnson twsp) came Jacob Kirkindall, John Kirkindall. HISTORY OF CLINTON COUNTY, INDIANA - Inter-State Pub Co. 1886, pg. 646: "In 1841 came Jacob Kirkindall who located on land now owned by John Pruitt, John Kirkindall on the farm now owned by A. Williams."

The next son of Jacob Kirkendall and Mary Spillman was John S. Kirkendall who married as his second wife 3/8/;1840 Sophronia Rockwill in Clinton County, Indiana, where he moved in 1841. His children are as follows: Elosa b. 1832 Hamilton County, IN; Elsa, b. 1834 Hamilton County, IN; Malinda b. 1836, Hamilton Co., IN; George W. b. 1841 Clinton County, IN; Mary A. b. 1843 Clinton County, IN; Sible b. 1846 Clinton County, IN; John N. b. 1848, Clinton County, IN; Jacob M. b. 1852 Clinton County, IN; Clarissa, b. 1854 Clinton County, IN; Jackson b. 1858 Clinton County, IN and Francis M. (male) b. 1862 Clinton County, IN. John S. died 12/3/1870 in Clinton County, Indiana. His will in Will Book 2, pg. 218: John S. Kirkendall 8/3/1870 to wife Safrona D. the farm in Sec 19, twsp 22 Range 2 East containing 80 ac in Clinton County. Wit: James V. Kent, Julia Foreman.

George S. Kirkendall, born 1813, Greene County, Ohio, married first Elizabeth Raines, who died in the 1840s in Indiana. He married again to Margaret Scott 9/6/1845 in Hamilton County, IN. His children were: Archibald b. 5/16/1833 Hamilton County, IN; Ollie b. 1835; Josephine b. 1839; Daniel b. 1837; and Absalom 1841; (By second wife) William H. b. 1848 in Clinton County, IN; Martha b. 1846; James b. 1851; Elizabeth b. 1853; George Jr. b. 1855 and Harriet b. 1856. After leaving Hamilton County, IN, George Kirkendall had the following deeds recorded in Clinton County, IN:
Book 11 pg. 14 George Kirkendall of Clinton County to John Pruitt of Bartholemuew County, 80 ac $300. S29 T22 NR 2E 11/1/1847. Mentions his wfie Margaret. Wit: Jacob Kirkendall and William Kirkendall
Book 11, pg 42 George Kirkendall from Abner W. Ludington & wife Ann 80 ac $200 S29 T22 R2 11/15/1847
Book 25 pg 490 George Kirkendall from Loren & Barbara Cowdry 40 ac $875 S30 T22 R2E 1/11/1864

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