Peter and Mary E Newkirk


Information comes from the family files at the Campbell County Historical & Genealogical Society in Alexandria


Peter Newkirk was born 28 Jan 1828 in Glen Twp. Montgomery Co New York, the son of Jacob Newkirk and Jane Poole.  He married Mary E Newman 18 Aug 1852 in Covington.  In the 1860 & 1870 census he is in Covington working as an engineer.  Mary E Newman was born 26 Jan 1834 in Carthage, Campbell Co, the daughter of William Newman and Ann Stanton Tarvin.  Peter died 26 May 1914 in Carthage and was buried in the Tarvin Family Cemetery in Carthage.  Mary died 15 Mar 1919 in Covington and was also buried in the Tarvin Family Cemetery.

Children of Peter Newkirk and Mary E Newman

1. Oscar M Newkirk b-5 Mar 1855 in Covington; d-11 May 1879 in Newport
2. Alice Jane Newkirk b-20 Aug 1856 in Covington; d-28 July 1925 in Bellevue; br-Evergreen; m-William Adolphus Carr 24 Apr 1877

Children of Alice Jane Newkirk and William Adolphus Carr

1. Harry Denham Carr b-5 Mar 1878* in Carthage; m-Minnie L Kesting 9 Mar 1905 in Roberts Co Illinois
2. Mary Alice Carr b-20 Sep 1880 in Carthage; d-4 Aug 1945 in Dayton KY; br-Evergreen; m-Edward B Herndon 27 Nov 1910 in Carthage
3. Stanley Oscar Carr b-11 Feb 1885 in Carthage; m-Leah White
*WWI draft card in Illinois

Child of Henry Denham Carr and Minnie L Kesting

1. Floyd B Carr b-10 Feb 1906 in Roberts Co Illinois; d-Sep 1936 in Ford City Illinois

Children of Mary Alice Carr and Edward B Herndon

1. Alice Ellenor Herndon b-5 Nov 1911 in Carthage; d-9 May 1977 in Bellevue; m-Harold Mathias Torrey 1 Nov 1932 in Newport
2. Stanley Fletcher Herndon b-13 Dec 1912 in Carthage; d-26 Jan 1983; m-Alice May Chandler Dec 1937 in Washington DC


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