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.
1900 Census. Woodstock, Schuyler, IL. Hh 50
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
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:
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 HOUSER21 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
Edwin D. IRWIN and Columbia HOUSER had the following children:
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