Titanic Passenger – Rev. Charles L. Kirkland

My great great grandfather was the Rev. Charles L. Kirkland, a second class passenger who did not survive. I’m trying to find out what I can about him starting with his cabin assignment on the titanic. Every movie about the titanic has at least one scene where as the ship is going down there is a minister comforting the passengers. I’d like to think that he could have been this person. Donald Duval of Manchester, NH

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I am the great great niece of Rev. Charles Kirkland. My great grandmother was Mary Ann Kirkland and she was married to Thomas Jarvis Morris Joyce Bonnicksen
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Rev. Charles l. Kirkland could have been one of my relitives, I am still reaserching on him. But all I know for right now about him is, his name, that he was in a second class cabin, and that he did not make it. Chris

3 thoughts on “Titanic Passenger – Rev. Charles L. Kirkland

  1. My Grandmother,
    Leonora Kirkland (maiden) was the youngest 19 children.
    Her Brother was Charles L. Kirkland.
    Charles’s father was a traveling preacher in central ME.
    Around Bangor.

  2. Rev. Charles Kirkland was originally from Maine. He was brother to my grandmother Leonora Kirkland. His father was my Great Gradfather ( Rev. James Kirkland) they were from the Bangor/old town) area of Maine- usa…
    As I understand it… Charles was one of 5 Clergy.
    I also have heard he was meant to bring back an inheritance from the UK(Scotland??)
    Sincerely,
    Martha Dyer