Col. William ERVIN

HAIRSTON.org ID#19, b. 16 August 1780, d. 6 November 1839
Father*Capt. Hugh ERVIN b. a 1726, d. 25 Sep 1785
Mother*Elizabeth JAMES
Marriage*Col. William ERVIN married Elizabeth JAMES
Birth*Col. William ERVIN was born on 16 August 1780 in Williamsbug District, South Carolina.1,2 
He was the son of Capt. Hugh ERVIN and Elizabeth JAMES
Marriage*Col. William ERVIN married Elizabeth DICK on 19 November 1801 in South Carolina.1,2 
Property*Bought a large tract of land from the Choctaw Nation. 
Religion*Col. William ERVIN was made a Ruling Elder of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Lowndes Co., Mississippi in March 1834.3 
Will*He left a will on 11 October 1839, Mentioned: Sons - John Milton, James Washington, Edwin Alexander, William, Daughters - Margaret Mariah Gibson, Jane Magdelen Ervin, Sarah Ann Ervin. Probate Book E, Page 482, Lowndes County, Mississippi. 
Death*He died on 6 November 1839 in Lowndes Co., Mississippi, at age 59.1,3,2 
Probate*His estate was probated on 30 January 1843 in Lowndes Co., Mississippi, Probate Book E, Page 482. 

Family 1

Elizabeth JAMES b. 10 Aug 1780

Family 2

Elizabeth DICK b. 6 Dec 1786, d. 10 Dec 1844
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S284] Ervin Family Birth, Marriage and Death Records - 1780 - 1857, personal collection of Robert E. Hairston, Jr.
  2. [S285] Thomas, Betty Wood; The Ervin Family, Genealogy and Local History, The Columbus Dispatch.
  3. [S3] Baird, Rev. E. T.; Historical Sketch of the Bethel Presbyterian Church, Lowndes County, Miss Prepared for the Semi-Centennial Celebration, June 21, 1884 - Columbus, Mississippi - 1885.
Last Edited4 Mar 2016