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John Irvine (abt. 1700 - abt. 1788)

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John Irvine
Born about in Londonderry, Northern Irelandmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married about in probably northern Irelandmap
Died about [location unknown]
Irvine-385 created 9 Apr 2013 | Last modified | Last edit: 17 Mar 2017
10:14: Elizabeth (Holder) Harris edited the Biography for John Irvine. (post-merge cleanup) [Thank Elizabeth for this]
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This profile was adopted by Elizabeth Harris on December 8, 2013. I have made the following changes in the original entry:

Removed "Robert" as a middle name.

Marked the birth date and birth place as uncertain. There is a stone at Hat Creek Presbyterian Church erected in his memory, but this was done years after his death. I would like to see better documentation of these dates. All available information does suggest he was born in northern Ireland, but I don't think we have proof that it was in Londonderry.

Removed "Peters Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA" as his death place. He almost certainly died in Virginia. This is probably a confusion with someone else.

Previously he was linked to Robert Irvine and Margaret Wylie as parents, but Margaret's profile states that she died in 1674, well before John was born. i have removed these links, as of October 20, 2016.

The child Jo Anna does not appear in the history of this family by Julia Asher and Marian Asher Fawcett, of Hat Creek Virginia.

Notes from the original version of this profile

Some of these contain significant errors.


John Robert /IRVINE/[1]


Londonderry, Northern Ireland[2]


Peters Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA[3]


John & Mary Irvine
John Irvine Information


  • Source: S-1794213198 Repository: #R-2145420208 Title: Web: Virginia, Find A Grave Index, 1607-2011 Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - Find A Grave. Find A Grave. accessed 29 January 2012.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. Note: APID: 1,70635::0
  • Repository: R-2145420208 Name: Address: Note:
  • Source: S-2126527828 Repository: #R-2145420208 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text:
  1. Source: #S-1794213198 Note: Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1700 Birth place: Death date: 1788 Death place: APID: 1,70635::437782
  2. Source: #S-1794213198 Note: Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1700 Birth place: Death date: 1788 Death place: APID: 1,70635::437782
  3. Source: #S-1794213198 Note: Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1700 Birth place: Death date: 1788 Death place: APID: 1,70635::437782


Thank you to Elaine Jeffries for creating WikiTree profile Irvine-385 through the import of Turley_McCormick _ Davis_Barke.ged on Apr 6, 2013.

Thank you to Caroline Cohoe for creating WikiTree profile Irvine-404 through the import of cohoe only_2013-04-15.ged on Apr 15, 2013.

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On 12 Mar 2017 at 15:22 GMT Susan (Knight) Gore wrote:

Irvine-404 and Irvine-385 appear to represent the same person because: Birthdate is 1700

On 8 Dec 2013 at 23:15 GMT Elizabeth (Holder) Harris wrote:

I adopted this profile on December 8, 2013, after seeing that it was orphaned and that it contained what I believe is erroneous information. 1) I know of no evidence for his having a middle name, nor did his wife; 2) His parents and siblings are not known for sure - the names that were listed here came from a flawed genealogy written many years ago; 3) Although he came from northern Ireland, I don't think his birth is documented either as to date or precise location; 4) So far as we know he died in Virginia, not Pennsylvania

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