I believe your Richard Mason Kirk is the son of James Crow Kirk. See the 1850 Gibson co, IN census.
James Crow Kirk was the son of Richard Mason Kirk, 1794-1855. He was born in KY and lived mainly in Gibson Co.
James Crow Kirk was born to Richard and first wife Elizabeth Crow Kirk. She died in childbirth with a daughter, also Elizabeth. See my Find-a-Grave pagehttp://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29...
Richard Mason Crow, 1794, was my gggg gf. I am related thru the daughter Elizabeth.
Richard Mason Crow was the son of Henry Kirk and wife Seally/Celia Mason.