Edwin Alexander ERVIN

HAIRSTON.org ID#17, b. 7 March 1820, d. 9 December 1878
Father*Col. William ERVIN1 b. 16 Aug 1780, d. 6 Nov 1839
Mother*Elizabeth DICK b. 6 Dec 1786, d. 10 Dec 1844
Birth*Edwin Alexander ERVIN was born on 7 March 1820 in South Carolina.2 
He was the son of Col. William ERVIN and Elizabeth DICK.1 
WillIn Col. William ERVIN's will dated 11 October 1839, Edwin Alexander 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. 
Marriage*He married Virginia Pou JENNINGS, daughter of Artemus Crumpton JENNINGS and Rebecca POU, on 14 September 1841 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.3,4,1,5 
Census 1850*Edwin Alexander ERVIN appeared on the census of 1 October 1850 in Lowndes County, Mississippi,


Census 1860*He appeared on the census of 10 August 1860 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi.7

WillHe witnessed the will of John Henry HAIRSTON on 29 April 1861 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.
Census 1870*Edwin Alexander ERVIN appeared on the census of 14 June 1870 in Township 17, Lowndes County, Mississippi, E. A. Ervin, Farmer $8000, $8000.8

Death*He died on 9 December 1878 in Lowndes County, Mississippi, at age 58.3,1,5,2 
Burial*He was buried in Jennings Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.2



Virginia Pou JENNINGS b. 14 Mar 1824, d. 7 Apr 1879

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. [S18] Jennings Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
  3. [S87] Bible - G.W. Hairston III; G.W. Hairston, III.
  4. [S3185] Doughtie, Beatrice Mackey; Documented Notes on Jennings and Allied Families, 1961. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89060967635
  5. [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.
  6. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited24 Oct 2018