monument is in the South Aisle of St Helen’s Church in East Keal. William and Roger, sons of Thomas Kirkman were baptised respectively at Partney in 1619 and 1621, and Thomas Kirkman married Anne Cooper at Spilsby in 1617. There are wills for William Kirkman of Tetney in 1546, John Kirkman of East Keal in 1557, Augustine Kirkman, gent of Hundleby, in 1631 and Thomas Kirkman of Partney in 1639. Mathye, daughter of Jane Kirkman was christened in 1592 in Algarkirk (nr Boston). Edward, Frances and George and Kyrkeman, sons and daughter of Augustine in 1607, 1608 and 1609 respectively in East Keal, followed by his son Isaac in 1611 in Toynton (nr Spilsby). John Kirkeman had 6 children christened at Burgh Le March between 1597 and 1610 - Lyon, Dorithye, Bridgit, Ann, Frauncis and Katherine.
Early Kirmans include Dorothy of East Keal who died intestate in 1623, and Robert Kirman of Gedney in 1638.
If your think you are a male Kirkman descended from this line, please contact me. We already have 1 Kirkman descended from these Lincolnshire Kirkmans in the DNA Project, and would like to have more.