Sarah D. Brake, daughter of Adam Brake and Eve Baughn.
Married name: Shirk, born 5 Aug 1830 Union County Ohio, died 23 Feb 1910 Union County Ohio, 79 years, buried Oakdale Cemetery Marysville, OH
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Daniel Shirk, son of Adam Shirk and Anna Dox (Dix).
Born 8 Aug 1825 Liberty Township, Union Cty Oh, died 19 Mar 1884, 58 years, buried Oakdale Cemetery
DANIEL SHIRK, farmer, P. O. Peoria, eldest son of Adam and Anna (Dox) Shirk, was born in Liberty Township, August 8, 1825. He was reared on a farm and educated in the district schools. His early life was spent in helping his father clear and improve the old homestead. he had charge of the farm from 1846 to 1850, then started out for himself. In 1856, he bought fifty-six and a half acres, his present farm, which was all in woods. He cleared a place and erected a log cabin in which he lived till 1870, when he erected a frame residence. October 12, 1847, he was married to Miss Sarah D., daughter of Adam and Eve Brake by whom he has had ten children, eight of whom are living, viz.: Samantha, wife of Franklin Turner; Julia A., wife of Franklin Walford : Matilda wife of Joseph Donohoe; Sarah E., wife of Jesse Wigle ; John W., married Dillie Jenkins; Charles W., Daniel E., and Alneta. Mary M. and Elzada, are deceased. Mrs. Shirk was born in Liberty Township August 5, 1830. Mr. and Mrs. Shirk are earnest members of the Christian Church. Politically, be is a Republican.