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Albert Jordan Kirkland (abt. 1847 - 1882)

Albert Jordan Kirkland
Born about in Canadamap
Husband of — married 13 Aug 1874 in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jun 2014
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Albert was born about 1847,[1] either in New Brunswick or PEI.[2] He was the son of John Kirkland and Elizabeth Weeks.

In 1870, Albert was a clergyman living in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, in the household of Joseph Shockley.[3] He married Annie H. Howland on August 13, 1874 in New Bedford, Massachusetts.[4] Annie died before 1880, at which time Albert was a widow living in the household of Annie's brother, Nicholas E. Howland.[5]

He was a member of the Mt. Carmel Lodge of the Massachusetts Masons. According to his membership card, he was a pastor in Lynn and New Bedford, Massachusetts.[6]

Rev. Albert J. Kirkland died on February 25, 1882 in Green Cove Springs, Florida. He was buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, Massachusetts.[7]


  1. 1861 Census, Library and Archives, New Brunswick, Carleton County, Wicklow, Pg 46 John Kirkland & family
  2. 1861 census and 1870 census say New Brunswick, Marriage records says PEI. 1880 census says Nova Scotia, but that is unlikely.
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 December 2015), Albert Kirkland in household of Joseph Shockley, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 37, family 317, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,104.
  4. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 December 2015), Albert J. Kirkland and Annie H. Howland, 13 Aug 1874; citing p133, New Bedford, Massachusetts, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,433,033.
  5. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 December 2015), Albert Kirkland in household of Nicholas E Howland, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district 108, sheet 81D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0525; FHL microfilm 1,254,525.
  6. Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Massachusetts Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards 1733–1990. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
  7. Find A, digital record, Find A Grave ( accessed 13 December 2015), memorial for Albert J. Kirkland, Find A Grave Memorial #153707398 New Bedford, Massachusetts - includes gravestone photo

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