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From: "Thelma Wisecarver" <>
Subject: Re: [NCROWAN] George Irvin/Erwin
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 07:06:01 -0400
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I am from Greene County, Tennessee and lived in East Tennessee most of my
life before coming to live here in Rowan County, NC.
First, there is no Holstine is Holston River, as the natives of
Tennessee called it...
Here is a site that you can check it out...good fishing there...
I lived near Nolichucky River and belonged to the DAR with the Nolichucky
Chapter of the DAR
Pension Application of Henry Cartmill: S29692James Smith to the Noly Chucky
[sic: Nolichucky River then in North Carolina, now Tennessee] a branch of
Holstine river [sic: Holston River] on the way they ... - 14k - Cached -
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I hope this will be of some help to you...
Thelma Waddell Wisecarver

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Subject: Re: [NCROWAN] George Irvin/Erwin

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> Author: ElaineHensley44
> Surnames: Irvin,Erwin,Irwin,Ervin,Irvine,Irving
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> The Christopher Irvin that you mentioned is my G-G-G-G-Grandfather. He did
> have a son George, he married at about the time you mentioned to a Lyall
> (possibly other spellings), the daughter of his father's second wife after
> Jane McDowell died. They did come to Tennessee on a land grant.
> Christopher was a blacksmith in the Revolutionary war. He received a grant
> for his service, also his son Christopher II, was given a deed to a land
> grant on Flat Creek, by his wife's mother, in her will. I lose track of
> George after his marriage around 1790, as my memory serves without
> checking my files, in Iredell Co., formerly Rowan County, but I'm almost
> certain he came to Tennessee, as his siblings did. Can you tell me where
> this "Holstine River" is supposed to be located in Tennessee ?? I think
> we're cousins !!!
> Best regards,
> Elaine
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