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Margaret Alice Kirkland

Female 1924 - 2014  (90 years)


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  • Name Margaret Alice Kirkland  [1
    Born 1 Apr 1924  Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Race White  [1, 2
    Name Margaret A Littlefield  [3, 4, 5
    Name Margaret Alice Byrd  [2, 6
    Residence 1935  Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 16; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Residence 1945  Precinct 2, Olustee, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 2014  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 14 Jun 2014  Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Mrs. Margaret Kirkland Littlefield of Lake City died June 14, 2014 following an extended illness. The daughter of the late Clarence and Bernice Kirkland was born in Jackson County, but lived in Lake City most of her life. A graduate of Columbia High, she worked as a pharmacy technician before retiring to care for family members throughout the remainder of her life.

      She was preceded in death by her first husband, Homer L. Byrd, who was killed during WWII, her second husband of over 55 years, Douglas Littlefield, and her brother Ray Kirkland.

      She is survived by her daughter, Julie Byrd Gafford (Frank), two grandchildren, Wendy Bishop Vola (Bill) of Baytown , TX, and David Bishop of Lake City; two great-grandchildren, Julianna Turi, Baytown TX, and Dawson Bishop of Lake City. Also surviving is her brother Clarence Kirkland (Nancy of Gainesville.

      She was a member of White Springs United Methodist Church. She was also a member and past Registrar of Edward Rutledge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, member of Magna Charta Dames, past member of United Daughters of the Confederacy, Colonial Dames XVII Century, Lake City Garden Club, and Lake City Women’s Club.

      Funeral services will be conducted at White Springs United Methodist Church, US Hwy 41, Thursday, June 19, at 2:00 PM with Pastor Brian Leonardson officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Haven Hospice or White Springs United Methodist Church will be appreciated. Arrangements are under the direction of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, Fl., 32025, (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com

      http://www.gatewayfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Margaret-Littlefield/#!/Obituary
    • Age: 90
    Buried 19 Jun 2014  Memorial Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I31974  tng Genealogy

    Father Clarence Nathaniel Kirkland,   b. 16 Sep 1895, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1969, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bernice Messer,   b. 22 Nov 1904, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1984, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Dec 1921  Greenwood, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Homer Lamar Byrd,   b. 2 Sep 1916, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1943, Marin, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1942  Wakulla, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F11331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Douglas Littlefield,   b. 29 Aug 1918, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 2001, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1947  Quitman, Brooks, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Divorced Jul 1956  Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F11332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1924 - Jackson, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Baker, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 16; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1 Apr 1940 - Baker, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Aug 1947 - Quitman, Brooks, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - Jul 1956 - Baker, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2014 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 2014 - Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Jun 2014 - Memorial Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S474] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Baker, Florida; Roll: T627_574; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 2-2
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=130193048&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1945; Locality: Precinct 2; County: Baker; Page: 14; LINE: 4; Archive Series #: S1371, Roll 1
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=floridastatecen1867&h=3175873&indiv=try
      [ View Florida Census Document]

    3. [S458] U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Publication Place: Lake City, Florida, USA; Web edition: http://www.gatewayfuneralhome.com/obituaries/.
      Record for Margaret Kirkland Littlefield
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=USCemFuneral&h=276827256&indiv=try

    4. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=131634587.
      Record for Margaret Littlefield
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=107899889&indiv=try

    5. [S358] Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Certificate Number: 10185
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=fldivorce&h=609957&indiv=try
      [ View marriage certificate]

    6. [S529] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, Ancesrty.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).
      Record for Douglas Littlefield and Margaret Alice Kirkland Byrd
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=gamarriages&h=121777&indiv=try
      [ View marriage certificate]