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19. William Harrison IRWIN was born on 17 November 1851 in Schuyler County, Illinois.1,4 He died on 26 December 1932 at the age of 81 in Paris, Monroe County, Missouri.25 He was buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Paris, Monroe County, Missouri.

I'm not sure why William was for awhile in Colorado, but apparently he was.
Compiled from the Schuyler Citizen & Rushville Times newspapers from 1857 - 1881
November 23, 1877
William Irwin, son of Ira Irwin of Woodstock township, has been a resident of Colorado for 3 years, returned here.
December 14, 1877
Western Woodstock item: William Irwin returned from 3 years in Colorado, to visit.

Marriage was at the house of William C. Avery on 14 Apr 1878. Thos. P. W. Magruder, M.G. A copy from Marriage book D, 1877-1907, License #6779. William H. Irwin was 28, parents Ira Irwin and Eliza Avery. Cordelia Florence Clements was age 20, her parents, William Clements and Julia A. Angel. William Curry and William C. Avery were the witnesses.

1900 Census. Brooklyn Twp, Schuyler Co, IL.
William H. Irwin, b. Nov 1851, age 48, married 22 years, b. IL as were both parents
Cordelia, wife, b. Jun 1858, age 41, has had 11 children, 6 are living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. IL
Jesse A., dau, b. Jun 1881, age 18. Annie, dau, b. Aug 1883, age 16. Alma E., dau, b. Nov 1885, age 14. Warren W., son, b. Nov 1887, age 12. Ira P., b. Jan 1893, age 7. Paul H., b. Sep 1895, age 4. [Children all born in IL]

1910 Census. Jackson Twp, Monroe Co, MO. Hh 22
W. H. Irwin, age 59, b. IL, parents b. Ohio
Cardalia F. age 51. She had 10 children, 7 are living. Born IL, parents b. KY
Jessie A., dau, age 29. Anna J., dau, age 26. Warren W., son age 22. Ira P., son, age 17. Paul H., son, age 15. Geneva M., dau, age 9. All children born in IL.

1930 Census. Jackson Twp, Monroe, MO, Hh 32
Wm. H. Irwin, age 78, married at age 27, b. IL father b. KY, mother b. IL
Cordelia, wife, age 71, married at age 20, b. IL, parents b. KY

Found in Family Tree on

Missouri Death Certificate #40759 revealed middle name Harrison 
Rushville Times  4 Jan 1933
Former Schuylerite died in Paris, Mo. - William H. Irwin, for more than fifty years a resident of Schuyler County, died Dec 26th at his late home in Paris, Mo., aged eighty-one.  Mr. Irwin, eldest child of Ira P. and Eliza Ann Irwin, was born on a farm six miles south-west of Rushville, Nov. 17th, 1851.  Here his early life was spent and he grew to young manhood.  On April 14th, 1878, he was joined in marriage to Cordelia Florence Clements.  To this union were born eleven children, seven of whom, with the wife and mother, survive to morn the loss of loving husband and father.  In the year 1901, Mr. Irwin and family removed to Paris, Mo., where they have since resided.  Early in life he was converted and has ever remained a faithful Christian.  His surviving children are; Mrs. Jessie Tanzey and Mrs. Anna Terrrell, of Paris, Mo.; Mrs. E. E. Simon, of Galva, Iowa; W. W. Irwin, of Gilman, Iowa; Ira P. Irwin, of Netwton of Iowa; Mrs. J. H. Lawton, of New York City.  there are also thirteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. L. E. Bowan, of Beardstown, Ill., and Mrs. Edith Harrison, of Chester, Ark., and one brother, Elmer C. Irwin.  Funeral services were held from the late home on Dec. 28th, Rev. C. F. Richman, Pastor of the Paris Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Burial was made in Walnut Grove Cemetery with funeral rites of Masonic Order at the grave.

William Harrison IRWIN and Cordelia Florence CLEMENTS were married on 14 April 1878 in Schuyler County, Illinois.4,17 Cordelia Florence CLEMENTS, daughter of William CLEMENTS and Julia A. ANGEL, was born in June 1858.4

William Harrison IRWIN and Cordelia Florence CLEMENTS had the following children:



Jesse A. IRWIN was born on 20 June 1881 in Schuyler County, Illinois.4

Birth Record #1164. Born Buenavista Twp. They must have later changed her name because she's listed as Jessie A. Irwin in the 1900 census, with a birth of Jun, 1881.



Anna J. IRWIN was born on 11 August 1883 in Schuyler County, Illinois.4

Birth records state Female child born Buenavista Twp. The 1900 census revealed her name as Annie.



Edith Alma IRWIN was born in November 1885 in Schuyler County, Illinois. She died on 27 December 1973 at the age of 88 in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.21

Edith married Ernest E. Simon.

1910 Census. Jackson Twp, Monroe Co MO, Hh 225
Earnest E. Simon, 24, married 2 years, b. MO, Farmer
Alma E., wife, 24, 1 child, b. IL
Margrett P., dau, 1 year, 1 month, b. MO

1920 Census. Silver Creek Twp, Ida Co, Iowa, Hh 92
Ernest E. Simon, 34
Edith E., 34
Children all born in Missouri
Margaret, dau, 11
Ralph J., son, 9
William N., son, 4

1930 Census. Douglas Twp, Sac Co, Iowa, Hh 37
E. E. Simon, 44, married at age 22, Farmer
Alma E., wife, 44, married at 22
Margrat, dau, 20, married at 18, b. MO
Ralph, son, 19, b. MO
William, con, 14, b. MO
Lucile, dau, 9, b. Iowa
Wanita, dau, 5, b. Iowa
Joseph, son, 3, b. Iowa

1940 Census. Corwin Twp, Ida Co, Iowa, Hh 98
Lived in rural Ida Co in 1935
Ernest Simon, 54, office worker, WPA
Alma, wife, 54
Ralph, son, 29, well driller
William, son, 24, waiter, school restaurant
Lucille, dau, 19, waitress, restaurant
Wanita, dau, 15
Joe, son, 13

Buried Ida Grove Cemetery, Ida Co, Iowa.



William Warren IRWIN was born in November 1887 in Schuyler County, Illinois.

William W. Irwin married Stena L. Anderson, 10 Aug 1926, Newton, Jasper Co, Iowa. He was 38. His parents were Wm H Irwin and Cordlia F. Clements. Stena was born in Kellogg, Iowa to James Anderson and Minnie Hanson.

1920 Census. Newton, Jasper Co, Iowa.
William W. Irwin, age 31, b. IL as were his parents, was rooming with the Emmert family. He seems to be the only member of his family there. By 1930 he would be joined by his brothers Perry & Paul.

1930 Census. Newton, Jasper Co, Iowa. Hh 71
William W. Irwin, age 41, married at age 37, b. Illinois as were his parents
Stena, wife, age 33, married at 29, b. Iowa, parents b. Denmark
Robert, son, age 3. Ellen, dau, 1 year, 10 months, old.



Ira Perry IRWIN was born on 22 January 1893 in Schuyler County, Illinois. He died on 17 March 1955 at the age of 62 in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.21

I. Perry Irwin married Mildred H. Andrews, 13 Dec 1919, Woodbury Co, Iowa. He was 27. Parents of the groom were William H. Irwin and Cordelia Clements; parents of the bride were James B. Andrews and Carrie Scott.

1920 Census. Blaine Twp, Ida Co, Iowa Hh 15
Perry I. Irwin, age 26, b. IL as were his parents
Mildred H., wife, age 20, b. Iowa, parents b. IL

1930 Census. Newton, Jasper Co Iowa Hh 169
Perry I. Irwin, age 37, married at 27, b. IL as were his parents
Mildred H., wife, age 30, married at 20, b. Iowa, father b. NH, mother b. IL
Carroll W., son, age 9, b. Iowa. Shirley J., dau, age 7, b. Iowa

Ira is buried with his wife, Mildred Hazen Andrews, Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper Co, Iowa. Mildred was the daughter of Benjamin & Carrie Andrews - she was born 21 Dec 1899, died 23 Mar 1980.



Paul Henry IRWIN was born on 4 September 1895 in Schuyler County, Illinois. He died on 29 August 1972 at the age of 76 in Anderson, Shasta County, California.21

1930 Census. Newton, Jasper Co Iowa, Hh 197
Paul H. Irwin, age 33, married at age 28, b. IL. Ella L., wife, age 29, married at 23, b. Kansas
Anita F., dau, age 6, b. Iowa. Maurice L., son, age 1 year, 5 months, b. Iowa.

Buried Anderson District Cemetery, Anderson, Shasta Co, CA. He was a Private in World War I.



Geneva M. IRWIN was born in 1901 in Illinois.