Joana Bird Irving

about 1828–
Alabama, United States

The Life of Joana Bird

When Joana Bird Irving was born about 1828, in Alabama, United States, her father, Abraham Hesatus Irvine, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Hunt Greer, was 34. She married Hardin Gore Wilkinson on 26 February 1847, in Washington, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington, Washington, Texas, United States in 1850 and Washington, Texas, United States in 1860. She died in Texas, United States.

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Hardin Gore Wilkinson
Joana Bird Irving
Marriage: 26 February 1847
Austin Wilkinson
Samuel Houston Wilkinson
Mary Elizabeth Wilkinson
John H. Wilkenson
Porter B Wilkinson
Sarah Alpina Wilkinson

Spouse and Children

26 February 1847
Washington, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 16

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 33

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Irving in Dumfries and Galloway region, which has the same origin as Irvine , with which it has become inextricably confused.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joanna Wilkerson in household of Hardin Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joannah Wilkenson in household of Harden Wilkenson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joe Anna Bird in entry for Sam Houston Wilkinson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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