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Abner Herman Ervin
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1868
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 17, 1939
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA

Abner Herman Ervin the son of John Alford and Laura Elizabeth Mumford Ervin. He had a store just west of Richlands, where he sold everything from cheese to ladies' hats and shoes. He was a wonderful, Christian man who taught Sunday school at the Richlands Methodist Church for years, and sang in the choir.

He married Virginia "Ginnie" MCGOWAN of Duplin County on January 11, 1899. They had five lovely girls: Elizabeth Maria, Unnamed Infant Daughter, Ione Dixon, Evelyn H. and Margaret L. Ervin.

Abner was originally buried at the Abner Ervin Cemetery near Richlands, Onslow, North Carolina. His original headstone remains there (see top photo). His gravesite was moved to Onslow Memorial Park in Jacksonville by his son; it's assumed this was done when Abner's wife Virginia passed on. They share a headstone at this gravesite. Birth dates are conflicting; headstone, death certificate, etc. Research continues.

--Source: "Heritage of Onslow County, North Carolina Articles," by Ione Ervin Griese, p. 125-126; accessed online, transcribed with add'l information by Annie Duckett Hundley.
Family links: 
  John Alford Ervin (1835 - 1925)
  Laura Elizabeth Mumford Ervin (1839 - 1905)
  Virginia D McGowan Ervin (1875 - 1955)
  Elizabeth Maria Ervin Tingle (1899 - 1976)*
  Infant Daughter Ervin (1902 - 1902)*
  Ione Dixon Ervin Griese (1904 - 1991)*
  Evelyn Haywood Ervin Venters (1911 - 1991)*
  Stillborn daughter Ervin (1915 - 1915)*
  Edward Averett Ervin (1857 - 1917)*
  Ella Nora Ervin Frazelle (1858 - 1937)*
  Nelson Peeler Ervin (1860 - 1940)*
  Lucian Hanks Ervin (1862 - 1924)*
  Anna Viola Ervin Barbee (1866 - 1939)*
  Abner Herman Ervin (1868 - 1939)
  Oscar Berry Ervin (1872 - 1948)*
  Clarence Mumford Ervin (1874 - 1957)*
  Laura Southerland Ervin Thompson (1877 - 1956)*
  Emma Nichelson Ervin (1880 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
"He was faithful to every duty."
Note: Moved to the Onslow Memorial Park from Abner Ervin Cemetery (top pic is original); 2nd headstone death date does not match death certificate or original headstone.
Onslow Memorial Park
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
Record added: Sep 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76940955
Abner Herman Ervin
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Abner Herman Ervin
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Abner Herman Ervin
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Added by: Carolyn Goddard
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Forever peace~
- Annie Duckett Hundley
 Added: Sep. 22, 2011

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