Ira Irvin Egan

Brief Life History of Ira Irvin

When Ira Irvin Egan was born on 17 September 1875, in Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States, his father, Richard Erastus Egan, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Fisher, was 31. He married Margaret Rosell Colvin on 2 March 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1910 and Election District 19 Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 19 November 1961, in Powell, Park, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Byron Cemetery, Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Ira Irvin Egan
Margaret Rosell Colvin
Marriage: 2 March 1899
Ira Owen Egan
Rosell Egan
Lorin Ray Egan
Wanda Egan
David Moroni Egan

Sources (49)

  • Ira Irwin Egan, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ira Irvin Egan - birth: 17 September 1875; Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States
  • Ira I Egan, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.


Historical Boundaries - 1883: Yellowstone, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Yellowstone, Montana, United States;

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Seamus, Kieran, Parnell, Siobhan, Aileen, Aine, Aisling, Dermot, Donal, Fergus, Finola.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin ‘descendant of Aodhagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of Aodh ‘fire’.

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

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