William James Irwin

Brief Life History of William James

When William James Irwin was born on 4 October 1898, in Danville, Les Sources, Quebec, Canada, his father, Israel Jared Irwin, was 32 and his mother, Edith Estella Andrews, was 31. He married Edith Luella Lodge on 19 March 1919, in Compton, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1985, at the age of 87.

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William James Irwin
Edith Luella Lodge
Marriage: 19 March 1919
Carrol William Irwin
Jane Elizabeth Irwin

Sources (3)

  • William J Irwin in entry for Carrol William Irwin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • William J Irwin in entry for Carrol William Irwin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"
  • William Irwin in entry for Jane Elizabeth Badger, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.


Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Irvin .

English: variant of Erwin 1.

Welsh: possibly from the Welsh personal name Urien (see Uren ), but this is difficult to substantiate.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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