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The Tie That Binds

THOMAS CHRISTOPHER QUIRK: (2)
son of Thomas Quirk and Margaret McCormick
Born: 25 December 1865 Montreal, Canada
Died: 13 March 1940 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery Evansville, IN
Married: 1) 5 September 1894 Evansville, IN Book 17, page 450
    CARRIE PAULSON
    daughter of John Paulson and Dorthea nee unknown
    Born: 30 June 1870/1 IN
    Died: (listed as living in OK when her son married in 1923)
    Burial:

CHILDREN OF CHRISTOPHER AND CARRIE:

    1. Chester Quirk
        b. 21 April 1899
        d. 2 July 1900 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
    2. Christopher L. Quirk + Anna Elizabeth Schneider
    3. John Thomas Quirk + 1) Eva Beatrice Marlow
                                      + 2) Dorothy Caroline Gardner

Divorced: 3 July 1908 Vanderburgh Co., Superior Court, Order Book 37, page 289 - 290, case # 14384. He filed, he was granted divorce and care and custody of Christopher Quirk and John Quirk.

Married: 2) 17 March 1919 Evansville, IN Bk. 72, p. 138
    LILLIAN ROBINSON
    daughter of Albert Robinson and Elizabeth Brandenstein
    Born: April 1882 IN
    Died: 1 August 1961 Evansville, IN
    Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery Evansville, IN

No issue from this marriage has been found.

SOURCES:
1870 Putnam Co., IN Federal Census
Enumeration date: 8 June 1870 Page: 104, line 6
Dwelling Family 183 199
Thomas and Margaret are both listed born in Ireland; Christopher age 5 born in Canada; Elizabeth age 5/12 born in January in IN

1880 Lost River Twp., Martin Co., IN Federal Census
Enumeration District: 152, line 24 Page: 313C
Enumeration date: 7 June 1880
Dwelling - Family 47 - 47
Thomas C. Quirk is living with his mother and step-father, Bartholomew Connally. His two brothers, William and John are also living in the household.

Carrie Paulson's first marriage was to David Dewitt Evans their daughter Dora Kate Evans was born 9 February 1891. This is 3 years before Carrie married Thomas Christopher Quirk. This daughter is listed in the 1900 census with her mother and step-father as Flora Quirk is actually Dora Kate Evans. The census even lists her exact date of birth.

Indiana Births, 1880-1920
Name: Dora Evans   Father: David
County: Vanderburgh   Gender: Female
Birth Date: 9 Feb 1891
Reference: Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Index to Birth Records 1882-1920 Inclusive Volume II    C - F
Book: CH-V3 Page: 293

1900 Pigeon Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 92 sheet 1, line 39
Enumeration date: 1 June 1900 Page: 190A
Dwelling Family 5 5
Flora Quirk is listed as born 9 Feb. 1891, and is listed as her father born Canada. Carrie Paulson was married to David/Dewitt Evans 30 August 1890 and he is listed as the father of Dora Evans born 9 February 1891 in the WPA records for Vanderburgh Co., IN.

Indiana Births, 1880-1920
Name: Quirk
Father: Chris   Mother: Carrie Paulson
County: Vanderburgh Gender: Male
Birth Date: 9 May 1902
Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Index to Birth Records 1882 - 1920 Inclusive Volume VI   P - R
Book: CH-C Page: 118

Name: John Quirk                              [I strongly feel this is also John Thomas Quirk's record of birth with a wrong date of birth]
Father: Chris   Mother: Carrie Erans   [I doubt Carrie Evans/Evans gave birth to children 16 days apart.  One record is a county listing]
County: Vanderburgh Gender: Male    [ the other record is a city record.]
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1905
Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Index to Birth Records 1882 - 1920 Inclusive  Volume VI   P - R
Book: CH-D Page: 9

Name: McQuick                     [I strongly feel this in John Thomas Quirk's record of birth]
Father: Chris Mother: Carrie Evans
County: Vanderburgh Gender: Male
Birth Date: 17 Sep 1905
Vanderburgh County, IN
Index to Birth Records 1882-1920 Inclusive  Volume V   M - O
Book: H-7 Page: 216

1910 Federal Census [This family is found in the Evansville City Directory, but not located in the census]
ED: , sheet , line
Enumeration date: 1910 Page:
Dwelling - Family

Naturalization record: Christ T. Quirk
Declaration of Intent filed 5 October 1918 Vanderburgh Co., IN Volume 4, page 77 states he arrived February 1866; port of entry Detroit, Michigan.

1920 Federal Census [This family is found in the Evansville City Directory, but not located in the census]
ED: , sheet , line
Enumeration date: 1920 Page:
Dwelling - Family

1930 Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 21, sheet 1, line 83
Enumeration date: 2 & 3 April 1930 Page: 78B
Dwelling - Family 17 - 23

Notes on Lillian Robinson:

Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
Name: Lillie Robinson  Spouse Name: Louis Schnacke
Marriage Date: 15 Feb 1905  Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Index To Marriage Records 1846 - 1920 Inclusive Volume
W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office
Book: 24 Page: 263

Schnake, Louis vs Lillie 1/13/1913 CC D-2 516
Vanderburgh Co., IN
Updated 5 February 2008     Contact Virginia L. Aldridge