When John N Ireland was born on 20 November 1800, in Tyler, Virginia, United States, his father, Alexander "Sonny" Ireland Jr., was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Ragan, was 25. He married Agnes Maxwell on 11 December 1823, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tyler, Tyler, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 3 August 1860, in Centerville District, Tyler, Virginia, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Deep Valley, Tyler, West Virginia, United States.
English and Scottish: ethnic name denoting someone from Ireland, from Middle English Irland, Irlond, Erlond (Old English Īraland). The country gets its name from the genitive case of Old English Īras ‘Irishmen’ + land ‘land’. The stem Īr- is taken from the Celtic name for Ireland, Èriu, earlier Everiu. The Latin name was (H)ibernia. The surname is especially common in Liverpool, England, which has a large Irish population. Compare Irish .
Americanized form of Erland .
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