Harry Irvin

about 1860–
Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Irvin was born about 1860, in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States, his father, Milton Virgil Irvin, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Mildred McCracken, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Milton Virgil Irvin
1818–1899
Mary Jane Mildred McCracken
1825–1890
Thomas J Irvin
1846–1902
Harry Irvin
1860–
Margaret Irvin
1847–1929
Robert Irvin
1848–1870
William Irvin
1849–
George Irvin
1851–1882
Samuel Irvin
1853–1883
Edward Irvin
1855–1882
Martha or Mattie Irvin
1861–1931
Leura Irvin
1862–1931

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World Events (3)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 1

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.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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