Hugh ERVIN ID#1050, b. about 1726, d. 25 September 1785
Father*James ERVIN1,2 d. 31 Jul 1776
Mother*Elizabeth JAMES
Birth*Hugh ERVIN was born about 1726 in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.1,2 
He was the son of James ERVIN and Elizabeth JAMES.1,2 
Marriage*Hugh ERVIN married Mary ELLISON, daughter of Robert ELLISON and Mary LLOYD, on 29 December 1751.2,3 
PropertyHugh Ervin has a 250 acres tract of his land and adjacent land surveyed for Thomas Smith, Jr. in Craven County on a 6 March 1753. Colonial Plat Books (S213184), Archives ID: Series: S213184 Volume: 0006 Page: 00232 Item: 01.4
PropertyJohn McGill has a plat for 100 acres on 13 December 1754 that lists Hugh Ervin as an adjacent land owner in Craven County, South Carolina. Colonial Plat Books (S213184) volume 7, page 152.4 
Property*1757 Craven County, South Carolina - Land Grant for 250 acres, 18 Oct 1757. Series: S213019, Volume: 0008, Page: 00094.4 
Property1763 Craven County, South Carolina - Land Grant for 50 acres. Series: S213019, Volume: 0010, Page: 00430.4 
Death Spouse*His wife, Mary Ellison, died on 29 December 1765.2 
Marriage*Hugh ERVIN married Elizabeth JAMES in 1766.2 
County Name*Craven County became extinct on 29 Jul 1769. 
WillIn Robert ELLISON's will dated 5 November 1770 in Williamsburg, Craven County, South Carolina, Hugh ERVIN was named as executor.3
WillHe was mentioned in the will of Robert ERVIN on 16 April 1774 in St. John's Parish, Berkley County, South Carolina.5
Newspaper*Hugh Ervin, John Witherspoon, Stephen Ford, James Keith, Archibald Macdonald and Francis Briton are listed as Representatives for Prince Frederick's County in the South Carolina Legislature. The Gazette of the State of South Carolinal (Charleston, South Carolina) 8 December 1779. 
Military*Hugh Ervin and his wife Elizabeth supplied the South Carolina Militia supplies from about 1780 to 1784.

Capt. Hugh Ervin is recognized as a Patriot by the DAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution) and the SAR (National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.)
Death*Hugh ERVIN died on 25 September 1785 in Williamsburg District, South Carolina.1,6,2 

Family 1

Mary ELLISON d. a 1765

Family 2

Elizabeth JAMES

Sources (

  1. [S147] Biographical Directory of South Carolina House of Representitives Volume III 1775-1790 (
  2. [S148] Bible - Col. John Ervin 1754-1810,
  3. [S3181] Will of Robert Ellison 5 November 1770, Williamsburg, Craven Co., South Carolina; Proved 1 May 1772, Charleston, South Carolina, Will Book 1771-1774, Page 156,
  4. [S3066] South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, SC.
  5. [S3182] Will of George Lomax c1843, Abbeville District, South Carolina; Estate Packet Box 57, pkg. 1348, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  6. [S113] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications.
  7. [S3609] O'Neall, John Belton, 1793-1863. Biographical Sketches of the Bench And Bar of South Carolina. Charleston, S.C.: S. G. Courtenay & Co., 1859., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
Last Edited6 Oct 2021