Obit: Kirkland, Margaret (1855 - 1940)
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Surnames: Kirkland, Crowns, Conklin

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 29 Feb. 1940

Kirkland, Margaret (14 Dec. 1855 - 16 Feb. 1940)

Mrs. Margaret Crowns Kirkland passed away February 16, 1940, in Los Angeles, Calif., at the age of 84 years.

Mrs. Kirkland came to Neillsville in 1873 with her father, J. H. Crowns, who established a photograph studio with his daughter as assistant. When her father retired from the business she took it up and for many years successfully carried on as a leader in photography in the city.

In 1875 she was married to Francis S. Kirkland, who was associated with the Clark County Bank of Neillsville, Wis.

In 1877 her son, Thornton C. was born. In 1885 the little family left Neillsville and finally Mr. and Mrs. Kirkland went to Los Angeles, Calif., in 1920. Two years later, Mr. Kirkland died.

Mrs. Kirkland leaves one son, Thornton C. Kirkland, who with his wife, resides in Los Mochis, Sinolra, Mexico, and a grandson, Thornton C. Kirkland, Jr., who with his wife, lives at Frona, Calif. He was with his grandmother when she passed away.

Mrs. Kirkland was born at Fox Lake, Wis., the daughter of J. H. and Caroline Conklin Crowns, on December 14, 1855.



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