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Rev Ephraim William Irons
Birth: Feb. 4, 1826
Parma Center
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: May 28, 1907
Ellisville
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Came to western Illinois abt 1830. Married Carolyn B. Rist, January 16, 1851 at London Mills, Fulton Co., IL and had 11 children. Farmer, hunter and Minister at the New Light Church.

A reminiscence of Grace Irons Haggenjos as related by her daughter Irma Louise Hagganjos.

My Mother was very proud that her great grandfather was a minister and he "rode circuit". He represented God on horseback. He carried a rifle for hunting and a knife for dressing of the animals that he killed for food. Other than that he was alone in the wilderness with God's protections. Indians respected him and never caused him fear. He slept in the forests and opens between and the long rides between settlements where he was invited as an honored guest.

She said that they were very old people but very loving of each other. He was tall and thin and that she was rather like a dumpling with a little white lace bonnet on her snow white hair. She called him "my dear" or "my dear husband" whenever she spoke of him or to him. They held hands at the table, or when sitting. She had flowers in the vegetable garden and jam and biscuits on the shelf. They had a few chickens and a cow and a calf.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Eseck Irons (1802 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline B. Rist Irons (1830 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  George William Irons (1851 - 1929)*
  George W Irons (1851 - 1929)*
  Jacob Eseck Irons (1855 - 1950)*
  Millard Franklin Irons (1856 - 1936)*
  Mary Jane Irons (1859 - 1879)*
  Albert Ephraim Irons (1864 - 1945)*
  Daniel Jackson Irons (1866 - 1960)*
  Charley B. Irons (1872 - 1874)*
  Daisy Edith Irons Marvel (1879 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ephraim William Irons (1826 - 1907)
  Stephen Edward Irons (1828 - 1920)*
  Lydia Jane Irons Watkins (1830 - 1892)*
  Jesse Stephen Irons (1834 - 1911)*
  Joseph Daniel Irons (1839 - 1921)*
  Caroline Augusta Irons Cline (1844 - 1915)*
  William H. Irons (1845 - 1930)*
  Amanda Sophia Irons Randall (1846 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Coal Creek Lutheran Cemetery
Fairview
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Steve Irons
Record added: Mar 04, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7233053
Rev Ephraim William Irons
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Daisy was adopted. Her mother, Amanda Irons, was Ephraim's sister.
- Janice Dean LeMaster
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014

- Shelley J. Williams
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
Gramma Ida's grandfather
- Janice Dean LeMaster
 Added: Aug. 3, 2009
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