Joseph Irwin

Male1766–10 November 1831

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Irwin was born in 1766, in East Down, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Amphilas Irwin, was 44 and his mother, Grace Hutchings, was 39. He married Jane Blake on 7 May 1815, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 10 November 1831, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65, and was buried in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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Joseph Irwin
Jane Blake
Marriage: 7 May 1815
Jane Irwin
Joseph Hutchings Irwin
Elizabeth Irwin
Mary Jane Irwin
William Irwin
Maria Ann Irwin

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Irwin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Irwin in entry for John Baseter Irwin and Mary Ann Lynch, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"
  • Joseph Irwin, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1815Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 35

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 49

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 57

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: variant of Irvin .

    English: variant of Erwin 1.

    Welsh: possibly from the Welsh personal name Urien (see Uren ), but this is difficult to substantiate.

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

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