Thomas William Irwin

25 June 1878–22 February 1900 (Age 21)
Greenfield Township, Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas William

When Thomas William Irwin was born on 25 June 1878, in Greenfield Township, Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, James Irwin, was 35 and his mother, Hester Anna Wallar, was 26. He lived in Fairfield, Ohio, United States in 1878 and Washington, Kansas, United States in 1895. He died on 22 February 1900, in Barnes, Washington, Kansas, United States, at the age of 21.

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James Irwin
Hester Anna Wallar
Mary J Irwin
Marjorie Leota Irwin
Thomas William Irwin
Myrtle Lizzie Irwin
James Oren Irwin

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    Hester Anna Wallar




World Events (7)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 3

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.

Age 8

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish, Scottish, and English: variant of Irvin .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Irwyn, Erwyn, or Everwyn, Old English Eoforwine, composed of the elements eofor ‘wild boar’ + wine ‘friend’.3 From the Welsh personal name Urien ( see Uren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • W T Irwin in household of S H Whitesell, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Thomas W Irwin in household of James Irwin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas W. Irvin, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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