Joana Bird Irving

about 1828–
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary 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-on-the-Brazos, Washington, Texas, United States in 1850 and Washington, Texas, United States in 1860. She died in Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

  • Marriage
    26 February 1847Washington, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    +8 More Children

    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.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries 1833: Province de Texas, Mexico 1836: Washington, Republic of Texas 1845: Washington, Texas, United States Historical Names: 1833: Washington 1865: Washington-on-the-Brazos or Old Washington
    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: variant of Irvine .History: The writer Washington Irving (1783–1859), who wrote the stories ‘Rip Van Winkle’ and ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’, was born in NY. His father was Deacon William Irving (from a family also recorded as Irvine), who came to NY in 1763 from Orkney, Scotland, a former British packet officer, a patriot during the Revolution, and a successful merchant.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Joanna Wilkerson in household of Hardin Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joann B Irvin, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Joe Anna Bird in entry for Sam Houston Wilkinson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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