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102. Edwin D. IRWIN8,36,86 was born in 1869 in Schuyler County, Illinois.36,57,58 He died on 15 January 1927 at the age of 58 in Schuyler County, Illinois.69

Age was 6/12 at time of the 1870 Census; probably born December of 1869.

Birth Records online indicate a female infant born 1 Nov 1896 in Woodstock Twp. to Columbia Houser Irwin and Edorin (sic) Irwin.
Married Columbia Houser on 17 May 1891, Schuyler Co IL.

1900 Census. Woodstock, Schuyler, IL. Hh 50
Edwin Irvin, b. Dec 1868, age 31, married 9 years, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. Ohio, farmer
Columbia, wife, b. Nov 1868, age 31. 3 children
Gussie C., son, b. Feb 1893, 7.
Mary G., dau, b. Nov 1896, age 3.
Guy E., son, b. Feb 1899, age 1
Henry Myrs, Boarder, b. Oct 1844, age 35, farm labor

1910. Woodstock Twp in Schuyler Co. Edwin Irwin, age 41, married 18 years, b. IL, his father b. KY, his mother b. Ohio. Farmer. Columbia, wife, age 41. She had had 4 children, 3 are living. b. IL, her father b. TN, her mother b. IL. Gussie, son, age 17; Mary, daughter, age 13, and Guy, son age 11.

Prairie Farmer's Directory of Brown and Schuyler Counties Illinois 1918
Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses
Figure at end of information is year became resident of county
Name of farm follows names of children in quotation marks
In case of a tenant, the farm owner's name follows the figures giving size of farm
Irwin, Edwin (Columbia Houser) Ch Guy, Mary, *Charles; Rushville R 6 Woodstock Sec 5 O109 a (1868) Mutual County Tel. Rushville


1920 Census. Woodstock Twp, Schuyler Co, IL Hh 185
Edwin Erwin, age 51, b. IL, parents b. Ohio, farmer
Columbia,wife, age 51, b. IL
Guy, son, age 21
Mary, dau, age 20

Buried Palm Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co IL. He is said to have died Jan 15, 1927 at age 58, from a heart attack suffered while watering horses east of his homestead. He died intestate and copies of the estate settlement are posted in a Family Tree at Ancestry.com. The widow Columbia and son Charles A. were administrators and settled the accounts in full, paying out remaining shares to Columbia and the three children.

Edwin and Columbia share a grave marker:
IRWIN
Edwin D. 1869-1927
Columbia 1868-1956

The Illinois Death Index, 1916-1947 at Ancestry, lists his death as 15 Jan 1927, buried on the 18th. His father was Ira Irwin, born Ohio; his mother was Eliza Ann Avery. Spouse wa Columbia Houser Irwin.

Edwin D. IRWIN and Columbia HOUSER were married on 17 May 1891 in Schuyler County, Illinois. Columbia HOUSER69 was born on 11 November 1868 in Illinois. She died on 9 August 1956 at the age of 87.

1930 Census. Rushville City, Schuyler Co IL Hh 85
Columbia Irwin, age 61, widow. Domestic, private house
Mary G., dau, age 33, single.

Edwin D. IRWIN and Columbia HOUSER had the following children:

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i.

Charles Augustus IRWIN69 was born on 5 February 1893 in Illinois. He died on 20 June 1964 at the age of 71.

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ii.

Mary Gertrude IRWIN69 was born on 1 November 1896 in Illinois. She died on 26 September 1931 at the age of 34 in Schuyler County, Illinois.

Brother Guy E. Irwin provided information at her death. Edwin D. Irwin was her father, Columbia Houser, her mother.
She is buried Palm Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co.

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iii.

Guy E. IRWIN69 was born in February 1899 in Illinois.