James Washington ERVIN

HAIRSTON.org ID#1043, b. 9 October 1813, d. 18 October 1885
Father*Col. William Ethelbert ERVIN1 b. 16 Aug 1780, d. 6 Nov 1839
Mother*Elizabeth DICK b. 6 Dec 1786, d. 10 Dec 1844
Birth*James Washington ERVIN was born on 9 October 1813 in South Carolina.2 
He was the son of Col. William Ethelbert ERVIN and Elizabeth DICK.1 
Marriage*James Washington ERVIN married Ann Caroline JENNINGS, daughter of Artemus Crumpton JENNINGS and Rebecca POU, on 8 October 1835 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.1 
WillIn Col. William Ethelbert ERVIN's will dated 11 October 1839, James Washington ERVIN was named as an heir; 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. 
Religion*He was James W. Ervin was ordained a deacon in the Bethel Presbyterian Church on March 9, 1844 and served until September 30, 1847.3 
Death*He died on 18 October 1885 at age 72. 
Burial*He was buried in Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery, Greene Co., Alabama. 


Ann Caroline JENNINGS b. 30 Sep 1819, d. 3 Mar 1860

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S284] Ervin Family Birth, Marriage and Death Records from 1780 to 1857 estimated to have been written in 1857 and is in very poor, but readable condition. Passed down by my great grandmother Virginia Antionette Ervin's family after she died in 1890., Personal Collection - original documents.
  2. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  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.
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