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From: "NANCI PRESLEY-HOLLEY" <>
Subject: ERWINs of PA, NC, MS, LA, TN, AL, TX
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 1998 17:28:52 -0700


I am looking for ancestors and descendants of the ERWIN family. I would
appreciate any help you might offer.

Descendants of James Erwin

Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 ERWIN was born December 22, 1709 in Aberdeen, Scotland, and died
May 10, 1770 in Rowan Cty, NC. He married AGNESS MCCORKLE (Possibly
Patterson) Abt. 1728 in Poss Ulster, Ireland.

Children of JAMES ERWIN and AGNESS MCCORKLE are:
2.i.JOSEPH2 ERWIN, b. 1729, Prob Pennsylvania; d. Aft. June 20, 1793,
Rowan Cty, NC.
ii.ALEXANDER ERWIN, b. Abt. 1740, Prob Chester Cty, PA; d. June 20, 1830,
Poss Rowan Cty, NC; m. MARGARET PATTON, January 21, 1786, Rowan Cty, NC.
iii.ELIZABETH ERWIN, b. 1742, Prob Chester Cty, PA; m. WILLIAM DOBBINS,
September 08, 1768, Rowan Cty, NC.
iv.WILLIAM ERWIN, b. Abt. 1743, Prob Chester Cty, PA; d. Aft. September
22, 1815, Rowan Cty, NC; m. ELIZABETH (ORR) ORD, March 03, 1762, Rowan Cty,
NC.
v.JAMES ERWIN, JR, b. 1746, Prob Chester Cty, PA; d. September 1794,
Adams Cty, MS; m. JENNET ANDREWS, October 10, 1766, Rowan Cty, NC.
vi.AGNES ERWIN, b. Abt. 1747, Prob Chester Cty, PA.
vii.ISAAC ERWIN, b. Abt. 1750, Prob Chester Cty, PA; d. 1810,
Mississippi; m. MARGARET ROBINSON, 1773, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
viii.JOHN ERWIN, b. 1752, Rowan Cty, NC; d. 1840, Giles Cty, TN; m. NANCY
BERRY, September 22, 1767, Rowan Cty, NC.
ix.JANE ERWIN, b. 1753, Rowan Cty, NC; m. RICHARD GRAHAM, October 20,
1779, Rowan Cty, NC.
x.MARY ERWIN, b. Abt. 1758, Rowan Cty, NC.
xi.ISABEL ERWIN, b. Abt. 1759, Rowan Cty, NC; d. February 23, 1823,
Sandersvile, Washington Cty, GA; m. JARED IRWIN.

Generation No. 2

2. JOSEPH2 ERWIN (JAMES1) was born 1729 in Prob Pennsylvania, and died
Aft. June 20, 1793 in Rowan Cty, NC. He married AGNES REED 1748 in Prob
Lancaster, PA, daughter of ROBERT REED and AGNES CATHEY.

Children of JOSEPH ERWIN and AGNES REED are:
i.HEZEKIAH3 ERWIN, b. February 20, Rowan Cty, NC; m. POLLY SIMMONS, Abt.
1795, Rowan Cty, NC.
3.ii.ISABELLA ERWIN, b. Abt. 1749, Prob Pennsylvania; d. Prob Maury Cty,
TN.
iii.GRISEL ERWIN, b. Abt. 1750; m. HUGH DOBBINS, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
iv.AGNES "NANCY" ERWIN, b. Abt. 1760, Rowan Cty, NC; m. ALEXANDER
DOBBINS.
v.MARGARET "PEGGY" ERWIN, b. 1762; m. JOHN TODD, Rowan Cty, NC.
vi.MARY "POLLY" ERWIN, b. August 14, 1764, Rowan Cty, NC.
4.vii.JOSEPH ERWIN, JR, b. February 14, 1769, Rowan Cty, NC; d. 1848,
Mississippi.
5.viii.WILLIAM ERWIN, b. Abt. 1773, Rowan Cty, NC; d. Bef. 1860, McNairy
Cty, TN.

Generation No. 3

3. ISABELLA3 ERWIN (JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born Abt. 1749 in Prob
Pennsylvania, and died in Prob Maury Cty, TN. She married JOHN JOHNSON
December 11, 1771 in Rowan Cty, NC.

Children of ISABELLA ERWIN and JOHN JOHNSON are:
6.i.JUDITH "JUDAH"4 JOHNSON, b. 1772, Rowan Cty, NC; d. November 19,
1847, Maury Cty, TN.
ii.MATTHEW JOHNSON, b. 1783, Prob Chatham Cty, NC; d. Aft. 1850, Prob
Giles Cty, TN; m. SINAI ABERNATHEY.
iii.ISHAM JOHNSON, b. 1784, Prob Chatham Cty, NC; d. Aft. 1850, Poss
Overton Cty, TN; m. MARY UNKNOWN.
iv.ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1785, Prob Chatham Cty, NC; m. JAMES
SELLERS, March 20, 1810, Maury Cty, TN.
v.JAMES JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1786, Prob Chatham Cty, NC; d. Bef. August 20,
1816, Maury Cty, TN; m. ELIZABETH UNKNOWN.
vi.ROBERT JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1787, Prob Chatham Cty, NC; d. Bef. May 15,
1815, Maury Cty, TN.

4. JOSEPH3 ERWIN, JR (JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born February 14, 1769 in Rowan
Cty, NC, and died 1848 in Mississippi. He married CATHERINE COWAN May 17,
1792 in Rowan Cty, NC, daughter of THOMAS COWAN and MARY BARKLEY.

Children of JOSEPH ERWIN and CATHERINE COWAN are:
i.NANCY4 ERWIN.
ii.MARY ERWIN.
iii.THOMAS B. ERWIN, b. Abt. 1793, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
7.iv.JOSEPH ERWIN, JR., b. July 25, 1794, Prob Rowan Cty, NC; d. 1848,
Caddo Parish, LA.
v.JAMES P. ERWIN, b. 1796, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
vi.ELI ERWIN, b. 1799, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
vii.JOHN J. ERWIN, b. 1801, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
viii.SQUIRE COWAN ERWIN, b. 1803, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
ix.CATHERINE L. ERWIN, b. 1805, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
x.WILLIAM ERWIN, b. 1809, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
xi.HEZEKIAH FRANK ERWIN, b. 1811, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
xii.MARGARET CLEMENTINE ERWIN, b. 1813, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.
8.xiii.ABEL ALEXANDER ERWIN, b. October 05, 1815, Rowan Cty, NC; d.
December 05, 1898, West Point, GA.
xiv.MICHAEL LINCOLN ERWIN, b. 1819, Prob Rowan Cty, NC.

5. WILLIAM3 ERWIN (JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born Abt. 1773 in Rowan Cty, NC,
and died Bef. 1860 in McNairy Cty, TN. He married MARY "POLLY" CATHEY
March 24, 1796 in Rowan Cty, NC.

Child of WILLIAM ERWIN and MARY CATHEY is:
9.i.WILLIAM C.4 ERWIN, b. 1804, Tennessee.

7. JOSEPH4 ERWIN, JR. (JOSEPH3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born July 25, 1794 in
Prob Rowan Cty, NC, and died 1848 in Caddo Parish, LA. He married
ELIZABETH ROGERS 1816.

Child of JOSEPH ERWIN and ELIZABETH ROGERS is:
11.i.ALEXANDER RODGERS5 ERWIN, b. January 12, 1820, Caddo Parish, LA; d.
January 10, 1860, Huntsville, AL.

8. ABEL ALEXANDER4 ERWIN (JOSEPH3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born October 05,
1815 in Rowan Cty, NC, and died December 05, 1898 in West Point, GA. He
married ELIZA FRANCES ASHFORD September 12, 1850 in La Grange, GA.

Children of ABEL ERWIN and ELIZA ASHFORD are:
12.i.GEORGIA BELLE5 ERWIN, b. September 14, 1853, La Grange, GA.
ii.CHARLES HENRY ERWIN, b. March 01, 1855, West Point, GA; d. November
29, 1881.
13.iii.THOMAS COWAN ERWIN, b. April 29, 1858, West Point, GA.
14.iv.HARRIET ASHFORD ERWIN, b. August 05, 1861, West Point, GA.
15.v.SARAH LEE ERWIN, b. September 14, 1863, West Point, GA.
16.vi.MARY ELIZABETH ERWIN, b. December 07, 1866, La Grange, GA.
vii.ABEL ALEXANDER ERWIN, JR, b. 1870, West Point, GA; d. November 06,
1876.

9. WILLIAM C.4 ERWIN (WILLIAM3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 1804 in
Tennessee. He married SARAH WALKER December 18, 1823 in Maury Cty, TN,
daughter of THOMAS WALKER and SARAH COLEMAN.

Children of WILLIAM ERWIN and SARAH WALKER are:
17.i.LYCURGUS5 ERWIN, b. November 09, 1824, Maury Cty, TN; d. January 19,
1881, Bryan, Brazos Cty, TX.
ii.ELIZABETH ERWIN, b. 1825, Maury Cty, TN; m. LEONARD L. SMITH, December
03, 1840, Maury Cty, TN.
18.iii.MARY ADELAIDE ERWIN, b. July 04, 1830, Maury Cty, TN; d. December
13, 1888, Bastrop Cty, TX.
iv.FRANCIS M. ERWIN, b. 1835, Maury Cty, TN; m. JOSEPH ESKEW.
v.WILLIAM T. ERWIN, b. 1836, Maury Cty, TN.
19.vi.SARAH ELIZABETH "FRANCES" ERWIN, b. 1840, Maury Cty, TN; d. January
08, 1899, Bastrop, Bastrop Cty, TX.
20.vii.JOHN PINKNEY ERWIN, b. December 09, 1841, Maury Cty, TN; d.
October 04, 1899, Bastrop Cty, TX.
21.viii.MINERVA ADALINE ERWIN, b. June 30, 1844, Maury Cty, TN; d.
January 31, 1917, Bastrop, Bastrop Cty, TX.

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