|About Murray / King Family
Larry's father's family originated in Ireland; surname is unknown. His mother's family was
from France (on both her father's side and mother's side) and Switzerland (on her mother's
side). The Shirk family has been in the United States for many generations, originating in
Pennsylvania and moving west
Carole's family has been in the United States for many generations, having arrived here from
England, Ireland and Germany.
Genealogy has been an interest of ours for over 20 years now, beginning with listening to
stories told by our relatives. Now that Larry is retired, we often find ourselves heading out
to an old courthouse or cemetery in search of clues into our family histories. Feel free to
search our database and join us on our journey into generations gone by.
Should anyone find errors posted here, please let us know so that we can correct them. We have
accepted a great deal of information from others over the years and try to be as accurate as we