Martin Anderson Irwin

23 March 1858–1925 (Age 66)
Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States

The Life of Martin Anderson

When Martin Anderson Irwin was born on 23 March 1858, in Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States, his father, Alexander Donahoe Irwin, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Anderson, was 26. He married Eliza M. Moore on 23 June 1881, in Robertson Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1910 and Kirvin, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in 1925, at the age of 67, and was buried in Shanks Cemetery, Kirvin, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Anderson Irwin
Nancy Martha Moore
Marriage: 13 December 1891
Annie Mae Irwin
Estelle Irwin
Velma B Irwin
Martin Anderson Irwin Jr
Fred Lamar Irwin

Spouse and Children

13 December 1891
Freestone, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Joshua Cherry Irwin


    Sarah Eliza Irwin



    Elizabeth Irwin


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 3

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

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 18

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mart A Irving, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martin Irwin in household of Alexander Irwin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martin A Irwin, "United States Census, 1910"

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