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Francis “Frank” Irving

Saint-Andrews, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada
Death 6 May 1902 (aged 51)
Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
Burial Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 86867434 · View Source
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In the 1900 U.S. Census, day laborer Frank Irving, 38, born April 1862 in Canada, parents born Canada, was living on Boardman Street, Milltown, Maine with Lydia, 38, born January 1862 in Canada, parents born Canada; day laborer Frank E., 17, born February 1883; and Florence B., 4, born February 1896, both born in Maine.
The Irvings had been married for 18 years and only two of their five children were alive.
Frank came to the U.S. in 1880 and Lydia in 1882.

Frank Irvin of Calais married Lydia Grover of St. Stephen on August 20, 1880 in Calais. (Calais Vital Records)

In the 1880 U.S. Census, laborer David Irvan, 71, born Ireland, father born Scotland, mother born Ireland, was living in Calais, Maine, with Ellen, 70, born Ireland, parents born Ireland; son laborer Frank, 28, daughter tailoress Ellen, 32, both born Canada; and grandchildren Elizabeth, 8, and Edward, 9, both born in Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine.

In the 1851 N.B. Census, labourer David Irwin, 44, Irish, was living in St. Andrews Parish, N.B. with Ellen, 40, Irish; millman Robert, 19; Elisabeth, 17; James, 15; David, 13; Ann, 11; Jane, 9; John, 7; Ellen, 5; Frank, 3 (sic); and Margaret, 1, all native born.
David and Ellen had come to Canada in 1831.
Robert was classified as "sickly" in the census.

Frank had a twin sister Margaret.

He was the son of David Irvin Sr. and Eleanor "Ellen" Densmore.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 86867434
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Francis “Frank” Irving (Apr 1851–6 May 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86867434, citing Calais Cemetery, Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by SusanE (contributor 47098878) .