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James Elisha "Earl" Ireland
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Birth: May 12, 1855
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1897
Lewis and Clark County
Montana, USA

James Earl or Elisha Ireland was born May 12, 1855 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, the son of James Buryl and Rhoda Aurelia (Hartson) Ireland.

On May 22, 1893, James married Jemmina Dessima Budd, the daughter of Thomas and Theresa E. (Gifford) Budd. On July 15, 1893, Dessima died at White Sulphur Springs, Montana and her body was taken to Townsend, Montana for burial.

On October 2, 1894, James married Minnie Regina Budd in Helena, Montana. They were married by A. D. Raleigh, Minister. Minnie was the sister of Dessima Budd, James' first wife.

The Helena City Directories record the following:
1894, James Ireland, laborer, residence 208 S. Warren.
1895, James Ireland, fireman, St. Peter's Hospital, boards 35 11th Avenue.
1896, James Ireland, miner, residence 422 S. Davis.

On October 14, 1897, James died in Helena. According to the Lewis and Clark County death indexes, James was a teamster, lived at 817 North Ewing, and he died of syncope. The attending physician was Dr. Brooke. He was buried in Townsend.

"John E. Ireland, a former resident of Townsend, died Thursday morning at St. Peter's hospital, Helena. The body was brought here last night and will be buried today in the Deep Creek Cemetery." Townsend Messenger
Family links: 
  James Buryl Ireland (1828 - 1896)
  Rhoda Aurelia Hartson Ireland (1829 - 1904)
  Jemmina Dessima Budd Ireland (1871 - 1893)
  Minnie Reginia Budd Bailey (1868 - 1945)
  Sabina Thurza Ireland Sutton (1895 - 1962)*
  James Elisha Ireland (1855 - 1897)
  Julia Ann Ireland Colvin (1857 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Deep Creek Cemetery
Broadwater County
Montana, USA
Created by: Charleen Spalding
Record added: Jul 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114322688
James Elisha Earl Ireland
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Gone to soon. But never forgotten.
- Rick Ray
 Added: Nov. 18, 2014

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