John N Ireland

Male20 November 1800–3 August 1860

Brief Life History of John N

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.

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John N Ireland
Amy L Joseph
Marriage: 28 July 1833
Armstrong Ireland
Ann Eliza Ireland
Thomas Alexander Ireland
William Wesley Ireland
Maria Agnes Ireland
Nathan Ireland
James Ireland
Nancy Ireland
Alexander Joseph Ireland

Sources (24)

  • John Ireland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Ireland, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • John Ireland, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1833Tyler, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 12

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 19

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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