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Samuel Ervin Veteran

Birth
Florence County, South Carolina, USA
Death
26 Jan 1823 (aged 46)
Wilcox County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Rockwest, Wilcox County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
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Samuel Ervin was the son of Col. John Ervin, Patriot, who served under the command of Gen. Francis Marion, "the swamp fox", and his wife Jane Witherspoon, descendant of John Knox, founder of the Presbyterian Church.

Samuel was born July 6, 1776, on his father's plantation in the Aimwell Community on the Pee Dee River in Marion District, South Carolina (now Florence County).

He was married three times. His first wife was Sarah James, a daughter of Captain Dewites. They had a son who died young. His second wife was Harriet Keith, daughter of Colonel Keith and Margaret Dozier Keith of Georgetown, South Carolina. They had three children; Harriet Keith Ervin, Amelia Louise Ervin and Samuel James Ervin (often referred to as "James"). His third wife was Mary Ann Eades Gullett and they had one son, Robert Hugh Ervin.

Samuel served as a Private in the Henry Company, Mississippi Volunteers, in the War of 1812, and later served in the Mississippi House of Representatives.

On May 5, 1823, Samuel Ervin died at Coal Bluff, Wilcox County, Alabama.

Samuel Ervin was the son of Col. John Ervin, Patriot, who served under the command of Gen. Francis Marion, "the swamp fox", and his wife Jane Witherspoon, descendant of John Knox, founder of the Presbyterian Church.

Samuel was born July 6, 1776, on his father's plantation in the Aimwell Community on the Pee Dee River in Marion District, South Carolina (now Florence County).

He was married three times. His first wife was Sarah James, a daughter of Captain Dewites. They had a son who died young. His second wife was Harriet Keith, daughter of Colonel Keith and Margaret Dozier Keith of Georgetown, South Carolina. They had three children; Harriet Keith Ervin, Amelia Louise Ervin and Samuel James Ervin (often referred to as "James"). His third wife was Mary Ann Eades Gullett and they had one son, Robert Hugh Ervin.

Samuel served as a Private in the Henry Company, Mississippi Volunteers, in the War of 1812, and later served in the Mississippi House of Representatives.

On May 5, 1823, Samuel Ervin died at Coal Bluff, Wilcox County, Alabama.