m. Bef. 1662
Facts and Events
Matthew Erwin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Acquisition of Land in Chalkley's:
Matthew Erwin & Elizabeth
Components of the Coat of Arms - The Shield is: Three clumps of green holly leaves on a silver background. The Crest is: A spray of holly leaves.
Book titled "Samuel Ferguson who married Mary Jameson"
"Elizabeth Davidson Harbaugh, who wrote Davidson Genealogy, …on page 292, also wrote that William Jameson’s eldest son, John, born circa 1723, came with his parents to Augusta County and married Jean Erwin, daughter of MATTHEW and ELIZABETH ERWIN. Further information on the Erwin family included the Will of MATTHEW ERWIN, dated 19 April 1755, which named Jean Erwin, alias Jameson, as a daughter (Augusta County Will Book 3, page 178)."
Records of Augusta County, Va 1745-1800 Chalkey 1965
Page 39 August 24, 1749. (161) Ann, wife of George Breckinridge, relinquished dower in deed, Breckenridge to MATHEW ERWIN.
The Davidson Genealogy by Elizabeth Davidson Harbaugh
Page 29 John Jameson, b abt. 1723, came with his parents, to Augusta Co., m ca 1745 to Jean, dau of MATTHEW and ELIZABETH ERWIN.
Will of MATTEHW ERWIN 19 Apr., 1755, in which he names the following children:
Genet Erwin, alias Johnston, dau Jean Erwin, Alias Jameson, dau Agnes, dau Mary Erwin, alias Francis, dau Ann Erwin, alias Andwrson, Eleinor Erwin, alias Petterson, dau Elizabeth, Wife Elizabeth, exex. Admrs. John Francis, James Bell, William Frame.