When Mary Erwin was born in 1791, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Erwin, was 34 and her mother, Mary Curry, was 31. She married James D Hamilton on 18 November 1806, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Albany, Albany, New York, United States in 1855. She died in 1840, in Bath, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.
Scottish and Irish: variant of Irvine .
English: from the Middle English personal name Everwin, Erwin, perhaps from Old English Eoforwine (eofor ‘boar’ + wine ‘friend’) but mostly from an Old French form of the cognate ancient Germanic name Everwin, or from a different ancient Germanic name, Herewin, with loss of initial H- (first element hari, heri ‘army’).
German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.
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