Edward Irvin

1855–6 April 1882 (Age 27)
Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Irvin was born in 1855, in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States, his father, Milton Virgil Irvin, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jane Mildred McCracken, was 30. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870. He died on 6 April 1882, at the age of 27, and was buried in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States.

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Milton Virgil Irvin
Mary Jane Mildred McCracken
Thomas J Irvin
Harry Irvin
Margaret Irvin
Robert Irvin
William Irvin
George Irvin
Samuel Irvin
Edward Irvin
Martha or Mattie Irvin
Leura Irvin

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World Events (7)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 6

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 10

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEireamhóin ‘descendant of Eireamhón’, a personal name of uncertain origin. See also Irwin . There has also been some confusion with Irvine .

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

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  • Edward Irvine in household of Miltin V Irvine, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edward Irvin in household of Milton V Irvin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edward Irvin in household of Milton V Irvin, "United States Census, 1880"

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