Edwin Delbert Irwin

25 December 1868–15 January 1927 (Age 58)
Schuyler, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edwin Delbert

When Edwin Delbert Irwin was born on 25 December 1868, in Schuyler, Illinois, United States, his father, Ira Perrin Irwin, was 37 and his mother, Eliza Ann Avery, was 36. He married Columbia Houser on 17 May 1891, in Schuyler, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 15 January 1927, in Woodstock Township, Schuyler, Illinois, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Palm Cemetery, Woodstock Township, Schuyler, Illinois, United States.

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Edwin Delbert Irwin
Columbia Houser
Marriage: 17 May 1891
Charles Augustus Irwin
Mary Gertrude Irwin
Guy Eldridge Irwin

Spouse and Children

17 May 1891
Schuyler, Illinois, United States



    Mary Gertrude Irwin


    Guy Eldridge Irwin


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 17

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Edwin D Erwin in household of Edith Erwin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edwin Erwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edwin Irvin, "United States Census, 1900"

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