Ethel D Irving

Female2 April 1885–

Brief Life History of Ethel D

When Ethel D Irving was born on 2 April 1885, in Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Irving, was 46 and her mother, Minerva Doore, was 38. She married Ira Goodwill Chandler on 19 September 1910, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Portland Ward 1, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1920 and Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1930.

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Ira Goodwill Chandler
Ethel D Irving
Marriage: 19 September 1910
Alice Louise Chandler

Sources (6)

  • Ethel D Irving in household of Menerva Irving, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ethel D Irving, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Ethel D Irving in entry for Alice Louise Chandler, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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  • Marriage
    19 September 1910Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

    Age 16

    July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 31

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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