Person:James Irwin (26)

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JAMES Jackson Irwin
d.1941
m. 9 Feb 1873
  1. ANNA Maria Irwin1874 - 1941
  2. William Robert Irwin1875 - 1929
  3. JAMES Jackson Irwin1877 - 1941
m. 24 Dec 1902
  1. LEONARD Herbert Irwin1901 -
m. 17 Nov 1921
Facts and Events
Name JAMES Jackson Irwin
Gender Male
Birth[5][6] 22 Mar 1877 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Census[2][9] 4 Apr 1881 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaLot 97, Concession B, Chapman
Census[3][8] 6 Apr 1891 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaLot 97, Concession B, Chapman
Census[5][6] 31 Mar 1901 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaLot 97, Concession B, Chapman
Marriage 24 Dec 1902 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canadato JANE Elizabeth Wilson
Census[1][7] 23 Jun 1911 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Census[4] 27 Jun 1921 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Marriage 17 Nov 1921 Pearseley, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canadato Frances Elizabeth Harrison
Death? 1941
Burial[10] 1941 Sundridge, Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaStrong Cemetery

Name and Relationships

Name: JAMES Jackson Irwin. Source is a photo of his 1841 grave marker in Strong Cemetery, Sundridge, Ontario. He was called Jim.

Parents: William Irwin and Frances Jackson. Source is Jim's 1902 and 1921 marriage registrations.

Jim Irwin was Elmer Irwin's uncle.

Personal History

1877 - Birth: James Jackson Irwin was born on March 22, 1877 in Ontario. Source is 1901 and 1911 Canada census. Unable to find a birth registration.

1878 - Death of Father: On March 26, 1878, when Jim was 1, his father, William Irwin, died suddenly. Source is William Irwin's 1878 death registration.

1881 - Census: On April 4, 1881, Jim 4, was living on the farm outside of Magnetawan with his mother, Frances Irwin 34, older sister Annie 7 and brother Robert 6. Source is 1881 Canada census.

1881 - Marriage of Mother: Later that year, on September 12, 1881, Jim's mother, Frances Irwin 35 married William Harrison 28 in Magnetawan, Ontario. Source is her 1881 marriage registration.

1891 - Census: In 1891, Jim 12, was living on the farm outside of Magnetawan with his step-father, William Harrison, mother Frances Harrison, sister Annie 17, brother Robert 14 and step brothers, John and David Harrison. All of the Irwin children were enumerated as Harrisons. Source is 1891 Canada census.

1892 - Death of Step-Father: On April 28, 1892, William Harrison 39, drowned in the Magnetawan River near Kneophflie Rapids during a log drive. Following this tragedy, Frances continued to live on the Magnetawan farm with her children. Source is D. Smyth My Irwin Family unpublished.

1901 - Census: On March 31, 1901, Jim 24, was living with his brother Robert Irwin 26, his mother, Frances Harrison 54, and his two step-brothers, John H. and David G. Harrison, on the farm near Magnetawan. He was single. Source is 1901 Canada census.

1902 - Marriage 1: On Christmas Eve, 1902, Jim 25, Farmer, married Jennie Elizabeth Wilson, two days after her 17th birthday, farmers daughter. They planned to reside in Chapman Township, Parry Sound. Source is their 1902 marriage registration.

1911 - Census: On June 23, 1911, Jim 34, was living with Jennie Irwin 25 on a farm on Lot ? indistinct, Concession 9, Chapman Township. They had one son, Leonard 10. Frances Harrison 64, James' mother, widowed, also lived with them. Source is 1911 Canada census. This farm was located at Lot 35-36 Concession 9, Chapman Township. Source is his mother, Frances Harrison's 1921 death registration [5].

1918 - Death of Wife: On December 22, 1918, Elizabeth Jane Irwin 32, died when the Spanish Influenza hit the area around Magnetawan, Parry Sound. Source is her 1918 death registration.

1921 - Census: On June 27, 1921, Jim 44, Farmer, widower, was living on his farm in Chapman Township with his mother Frances Harrison 74, widow, and his 2 sons: Leonard Herbert Irwin 20 and Hugh Irwin, 4. Source is 1921 Canada census.

1921 - Death of Mother: On October 13, 1921, Frances Harrison 74, died of carcinoma of the stomach at James Irwin's farm in Chapman Township and was to be buried in Chapman Cemetery the next day on Oct 15, 1921. James Irwin was the informant. Source is her 1921 death registration. NOTE: Have not been able to locate a grave marker in Chapman Cemetery - nothing under Jackson, Irwin or Harrison. CHECK INTERNMENT RECORDS

1921 - Marriage 2: On November 17, 1921, Jim 44, Farmer, widower, married Francis Harrison, 36, spinster. They planned to be married at Pearseley, Parry Sound and live in Magnetawan. This was Jim's second marriage. Witnesses were Miss Alice Harrison, Pearseley and George Harrison, Pearseley. Source is their 1921 marriage registration.

1941 - Death and Burial: In 1941, Jim Irwin 74, died. He was buried in Strong Cemetery, Sundridge. Source is an image of grave marker - Canadian Grave marker gallery. Cannot find his death registration.

Grave Marker: JAMES J. IRWIN 1877-1941 His beloved wife FRANCES E HARRISON 1885-1962. Chapman Cemetery, Parry Sound, Ontario.

References
  1. Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, in Canada. 1911 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    Image e002011371, Family 65, Page 7, 23 Jun 1911.
  2. Chapman, Strong and Joly, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, in Canada. 1881 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    Image e008180121, Page 20, 4 Apr 1881.
  3. Chapman and Croft, Muskoka and Parry Souin, in Canada. 1891 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    Image 30953 148156-00633, Page 17, Family #79, 6 Apr 1891.
  4. Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, in Canada. 1921 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    Page 1, Family 7, 27 Jun 1921.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Chapman, Muskoka and Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, in Canada. 1901 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    Image z000083476, Page 7, Family 61, 31 Mar 1901.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Image:1901 Census William Robert Irwin II family z000083476.pdf
  7. Image:1911 Census James J. Irwin family e002011371.pdf
  8. Image:1891 Census Frances Harrison family 30953 148156-00633.pdf
  9. Image:1881 Census Frances Irwin family e008180121.pdf
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