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From: Kenny Hedgpeth <>
Subject: [IRVING] David Irving/Irvine b. 1738 Scotland
Date: Fri, 03 May 2002 19:13:54 -0700
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Hey ya all, mine and another "distant" cousin [I think she is still on this List],
Anna Lee Hogan . . . our William Irving b. 1764 Scotland, came to P.E.I. with his
parents David Irving/Irvine b. 1738 Scotland and Margaret Graham b. 1738 Scotland on
the Lovely Nelly in 1775 from Dumfieshire, Scotland . . . Also on board the same
ship was William's future bride . . . Margaret Aitkin b. 1771 Carlowrock Nithsdale,
County Dumfries, Scotland, with her parents John Aitken b. 1729 Greenhill, Rhys,
Scotland and Margaret Louden b. 1739 Scotland
It's been reported, after William and Margaret's marriage they settled at Lower
Montegue, PEI then just prior to 1820 moved to Cherry Valley, PEI . . . [my note]
these two are my 5th gr. grandparent's :-)
It has also been reported, that the Aitken family upon arrival to PEI in 1775
settled on Panmuse Island at the enterance of Three Rivers now Georgetown later on
after their youngest son was born , they moved to the mainland and settled in
the following is my Irving lineage . . .
1.) David Irving / Irvine 1738-[-?-] m. Margaret Graham 1738-[-?-]
2.) William [Job] Irving 1764-[-?-] m. Margaret Aitkin 1771-1828
3.) William Wightman Irving 1802-1842 m. Jannette Clow 1806-[-?-]
4.) David Clow Irving 1833-1924 m. Julia Ann Mearns 1834-1931
5.) Robert Mearns Irving 1858-1939 m. Isabella Frances Stewart 1860-1944
6.) George Washington Irving 1892-1965 m. Mildred Hazel Brown 1893-1988
7.) Harold Frederick Irving 1916-1993 m. [1st wife, is my gr'dma, still living]
Number 5 above, Robert and Isabella were married February 13, 1888 at CharlotteTown,
P.E.I., Canada . . . and their first child was born in Dec. 1889 in Massachusetts
[possibly Boston] . . . they later settled in Braintree, MA
Anyone else related to me and Anna ? ? ? [note Anna's family remains in PEI] . . .
Ken Hedgpeth ~ Arcadia, CA ~ USA
The Irvings wrote:
> Annan is a town, or more correctly a "burgh". I might be wrong but a burgh
> is the equivalent of a "market town" in that it has been granted, by royalty
> the privileges of "town" status including the right to hold a market in the
> It is located in Dumfriesshire near the mouth of Annan Water, about 10 miles
> from the English Border at Gretna Green. It was once an important small
> port, with a lot of coastal trade along the coast and across the Solway
> Firth and to the Isle of Man.
> John Irving in Leeds, west Yorkshire
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kenny Hedgpeth <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, May 03, 2002 8:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [IRVING] Edward Irving and Jean Henderson research
> > I hope I am not the only one who doesn't know where "Annan" is located ? ?
> ? could
> > you please state which country that is or what it's next to :-)
> > Ken Hedgpeth ~ Arcadia, California ~ USA
> > I have Irving's from Lot 50 / 49, Cherry Valley, Prince Edward's Island,
> > Julia Rowe wrote:
> > > Hi fellow Irving researchers:
> > >
> > > The earliest I have been able to trace my Irving ancestors is to:
> > > 6X greatgrandparents: Edward Irving and Jean Henderson of Gloughheads,
> > >
> > > 5X greatgrandparents: Edward Irving and Jannet Moffat of Windyknowe and
> > > Peatridge, Annan. Edward was born in 1708 and died 3 May 1796 in
> > > Jannet was born c 1718 and died 7 Feb 1811. Buried in Annan.
> > >
> > > Edward Irving and Jannet Moffat had 6 sons, all of whom were mentioned
> > > the 1822 Will of George Irving, the 4th son:
> > >
> > > 1. John Irving [4X greatgrandfather] 1743-1827 married Janet
> > > in Poolscroft, Annan and Supplebank, Hoddam.
> > > 2. Edward Irving 1745-1831 married Agnes Irving. Farmer-decendents were
> > > bacon curers and baillies in Annan.
> > > 3.Thomas Irving 1749-1821 married Janet Rogerson--farmer in Dodbeck,
> > > Mousewald.
> > > 4. George Irving c1752-1822 married Janet Irving. Farmer in Bogside,
> > > Hoddam. Had no children and left money to each of his nieces and
> > > nephews--all listed in his will.
> > > 5. Gavin Irving 1755-1832 married Mary Lowther. Tanner and Baillie in
> > > Annan. Father of Rev. Edward Irving, who was a close friend of Thomas
> > > Carlyle, the Victorian writer.
> > > 6. William Irving 1761-1810 married Mary Anderson. Farmer in Birbank,
> > > and in Gillhall and Murraythwaite in Cummertrees. Their daughter,
> > > married David Brown, and at least some of their decendants emigrated to
> > > Ontario. Their son, Thomas Irving, married Rachel Rae, and farmed at
> > > Hook, in Troqueer and Port Mary Farm in Rerrick, KKD. Decendants
> > > to Pennsylvania.
> > >
> > > John Irving and Janet Caird's decendants farmed at Supplebank, Hoddam
> > > 100 years.
> > >
> > > John and Janet had 10 or 11 children:
> > > 1. Edward1785-1860 married Jean Scott. A merchant in Edinburgh and
> > > London--died in Prince Edward Island.
> > > 2. John 1786--possibly actual name James, of Preston
> > > 3.Robert 1788-1854. Unmarried-one illegitimate child. Farmed at
> > > Supplebank.
> > > 4. Janet 1790-1840 married George Roddick, a miller at Linbridgeford
> > > and Netheralbie in Middlebie. Geo and Janet are my GGG grandparents.
> > > of the Roddick's children emigrated to Canada. One son, Robert Thomas,
> > > later went to Australia.
> > > 5. Thomas 1792. Lived in Leith in 1822.
> > > 6. George 1794-1838 married Bridget Murray. They and their children
> > > at Supplebank
> > > 7. Mary 1796-
> > > 8.Gavin 1800-died young
> > > 9. William died young
> > > 10. Jane died young
> > > 11. James of Preston, Lancs. alive in 1856--may have been the son, John
> > > in 1786
> > >
> > > I am presently putting all my Irving-Roddick information together.
> > > Carlyle made several references to my Irving ancestors in his letters
> > > reminiscences. These references include info on their characters and
> > > appearance--which is such a treasure 200 years later!!
> > >
> > > I hope this is helpful. I have a lot of info from research over the
> > > but nothing inputted completely.
> > >
> > > Julie Rowe
> > > Edmonton, Canada
> > >
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