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Surname: Irvine

Sons of Quebec 1778-1843

The Sons of Quebec (Fils de Qu├ębec) were written by Pierre-Georges Roy and published in 1933 in a four volume set. They provide a series of short biographies of one to three pages of Quebec men from 1778-1843. Warning… this manuscript is in French!

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Biography of John W. Irvine

JOHN W. IRVINE. The business of the merchant is not only one that may be the road to success, but, what is better, in this country, certainly, it is one of the most honorable of avocations and those engaged in it are, as a class, composed of the very ablest and brightest of the land. It is the way to social distinction, to wealth and to fame, if one wishes the latter. In the list of worthy and honorable business men of Cleburne County, Arkansas, the subject of this sketch appears as one of the brightest and most successful, and is in every way entitled to the confidence and esteem of his fellow citizens. He was born five miles east of Heber, Arkansas, in 1865, to Dr. William and Keziah (Magness) Irvine, the former of whom was born in Kentucky and graduated from the Louisville and New Orleans Medical Colleges. When still a young man he came to Arkansas and began practicing his profession in Van Buren County, afterward went to Independence County, and during the great Civil War was a surgeon in the Confederate service from the commencement until the close. He was a skillful physician, had an extensive practice and was highly honored as a citizen. Socially he was a Mason, politically a Democrat, and he had long been a member of the Methodist Church prior to...

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Biography of Dr. Abram P. Irvine

DR. ABRAM P. IRVINE. However well compensated a physician may be for his services, and the cases are very numerous in which he neither asks nor receives compensation, his profession must ever be regarded as the noblest and most beneficial to mankind. Dr. Abram P. Irvine has attained eminence in his profession and being of a cheerful disposition himself, he has the faculty of imparting courage to those who are despondent from illness, and his skill in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases is the cause of the success he has won in his profession. He was born in Boyle County, Kentucky, in 1848, a son of Abram and Amelia (Moss) Irvine, who were also born on Blue Grass soil, the father September 7, 1796, and the mother March 7, 1809, their union taking place January 12, 1826. The father was a man of more than ordinary ability and intelligence, and transacted all the ordinary business of the neighborhood in which he lived, such as writing wills, deeds, etc. He had a fine library for his day and was exceptionally well informed on general topics. He tilled the soil successfully until his death, which occurred February 22, 1849, and his widow survived him until November 20, 1869, both being worthy members of the Presbyterian Church at the time of their deaths. His father, John Irvine, was of Scotch-Irish descent,...

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Biographical Sketch of Jared Irvine

Jared Irvine was one of the early settlers of Warren County. He married Mary Peebles, and they had Eliza J., Louisa, and John. Mr. Irvine served as a soldier in the war of 1812, when he was only sixteen years of age. He was captured in one of the battles and taken to Canada, and after his exchange he walked from Canada to his home in Kentucky. He was a member of the first grand jury of Warren County, and was a leading and influential...

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Ellen Georgiana Todd Irvine of Wakeman OH

IRVINE, Ellen Georgiana Todd8, (George7, Joel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 3, 1848, at the old homestead in Wakeman, O., married Rev. Edward Duncombe Irvine, who died Dec. 15, 1906. She is living now (1920) in Wakeman, O. Children: I. George Todd, b. Oct. 25, 1876, m. June 18, 1919, Mrs. Millie Gibson Mahon, a daughter of one of the early residents of Boonville, Mo. He is at the head of the department of mathematics in Kemper Military School in Boonville, Mo., and also a director in the corporation which conducts the school. II. Pierpont Edwards, b. Sept. 12, 1882; he is a chemical engineer and at the present time (1920) is General Superintendent of construction for the St. Louis Coke and Chemical Company, who are erecting a large plant at Granite City, Ill. The piant consists of a blast furnace and eighty of “Roberts” flueless by-product coke ovens. This oven is the latest development in by-product coke ovens and cokes coal which formerly had been considered not suitable for cooking purposes. III. Silva Grace, b. Nov. 13, 1884, d. Jan. 24,...

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