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Saturday, August 1, 2015

History of Butler County, Ohio, James Irwin is listed as erecting a still house in early days on his farm which was later owned by his grandson, James Irwin. James Irwin came to Ohio before 1796. On 11 June 1796 when he purchased 534 acres of land, part of Section 27, Township 4, Range 2 in Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio, from Freeman Clarkson . Then in 1797, John C. Symmes sell the whole Section 27, Township 4, Range 2 of 640 acres to Elias Boudinot which included James Irwin 534 acres. James then came to Pisgah, the highest point in Union Township, Butler County, Ohio and settle on 360 acres of choice land. James Irwin started the first tan yard. He was the grandfather of Governor William Irwin, of California about 1850 and for several years William Irwin edited the leading newspaper of California. William Irwin was sent to California State Legislature, and later elected governor of California. William Irwin has been conspicuous in the management of California State affairs and known as a representative citizen of the country. Interesting note: James Irwin and his son, Robert Irwin and grandson, William Cox Irwin begin purchasing the land that James Irwin lost due to double selling lots by John C. Symmes in 1797.

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William Nixon and Elizabeth Nixon, administrators of John Nixon, deceased, of Butler County, Ohio convey land located in Butler County, Ohio in Section 4, Township 3, entire Range 2 to James Irwin of Butler County, Ohio on 21 September 1824. This land was once owned by James Dalrymple. This property boarders Jonathan Conrey, and James Irwin’s land.

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John A. Irwin and his wife, Catharine Irwin of Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio conveys to Jacob F. McKay of Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio on 12 January 1854. The land is located in Section 12, Township 4, Range 4 in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio.

John A. Irwin,Catharine IrwinWaynesville, Warren Co, OH,Jacob F. McKay 1854 1John A. Irwin,Catharine IrwinWaynesville, Warren Co, OH,Jacob F. McKay 1854 2

John B. Irwin and his wife, Ellen S. Irwin (Eleanor S. Irwin) and Ellen Monfort widow of Arthur Monfort of Warren County, Ohio convey land to John W. H. Monfort and Peter Monfort of Warren County, Ohio on 2 November 1853. The land is located in Section 18, Township 4, Range 2 in Warren County, Ohio. The land being part of a tract that was set off to Arthur Monfort in a division of his father’s, Peter Monfort estate.

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John A. Irwin and his wife, Catharine Irwin of Warren County, Ohio convey land ot Sarah Haines of Warren County, Ohio on 14 May 1852. Land is located in the town of Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, Lot 13.

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John Harford and his wife, Margaret Harford of Warren County, Ohio convey land to Andrew Irwin and John Trimble of Irwin and Trimble of Warren County, Ohio on 24 January 1839. The land is located in town of Rochester, Warren County, Ohio.

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Andrew Irwin and his wife, Sarah Irwin and John Trimble and his wife, Esther Trimble of Warren County, Ohio convey land in Rochester, Warren County, Ohio to Henry Stites of Warren County, Ohio on 5 September 1839.

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William J. Stevenson and his wife, Catharine Stevenson of Hamilton Township, Warren County, Ohio convey land to John Irwin of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio on 21 November 1872. The land is located in part of Military Survey No. 2956.

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Jonas T. McKay and his wife, Matilda A. McKay of Warren County, Ohio convey land to George E. Smith, John A. Irwin and Daniel Wharton, Trustees of the Christian Church of Waynesville, in the village of Waynesville in Franklin Square, Ohio on 7 November 1870.

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John A. Irwin and his wife, Catharine Irwin of Warren County, Ohio convey land to David Mason of Warren County, Ohio on 25 March 1872. The land is located in Wayne Township, Warren County, Ohio and part of Section 32, Township 4, Range 5. The land is next to Thomas Bispham, P.S. Cartwright and lot formerly owned by Charles Evans.

John A. Irwin,Catharine Irwin of Warren Co, OH convey land to David Mason 1872 1John A. Irwin,Catharine Irwin of Warren Co, OH convey land to David Mason 1872 2

Friday, July 31, 2015

Britton Moore Irwin of Warren County, Ohio conveys land located in Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio in Section 4, Township 3, Range 2 to his uncle Joseph Moore on 14 February 1871. The land is next to Richard Cox land and Benjamin Stephenson which was conveyed to Benjamin by Amelia Bates on 1 December 1863.

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Agreement of the heirs of Nicholas Dawson of Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio who died 21 April 1867. Nicholas Dawson before his death had a farm of 170 acres in Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio and another farm of 200 acres in Clermont County, Ohio. Nicholas Dawson wife is Mary Dawson and his sons were Amos Dawson, Henry Dawson, Joshua Dawson, and Ezra Dawson deceased, and daughters Mary Dawson Irwin, Elizabeth Dawson McSears deceased, Matilda Dawson, and Catharine Dawson McKinney deceased. Elizabeth, Ezra and Catherine died before their father, Nicholas Dawson. Interesting note: Ezra Dawson and Catherine Dawson McKinney’s children must have died before Nicholas Dawson’s will since they are not listed as heirs in this estate dispute. Ezra Dawson’s children were Pingree Dawson,Rebech Dawson, Surbetius Dawson and Nicholas Dawson. Catherine Dawson McKinney’s children were James McKinney and John McKinney. Mary Irwin the wife of James Irwin is heir to Nicholas Dawson’s will and she and others are asking the courts to redistribute Nicholas Dawson’s estate on 24 June 1867. Note: James Irwin is the son of Robert Irwin and Lydia Cox Irwin and Mary Dawson Irwin the their daughter in-law.

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Amelia Bates of Warren County, Ohio convey land to Britton Moore Irwin of Butler County, Ohio on 4 April 1868. The land is located in Deerfield Township, Warren County, Ohio in Section 4, Township 3, Range 2. The land is next to Richard Cox’s land and land that formerly owned by Benjamin Stephenson and deeded by him to Amelia Bates on 1 December 1863.

Amelia Bates of Warren County, Ohio convey land to Britton Moore Irwin 1868 1Amelia Bates of Warren County, Ohio convey land to Britton Moore Irwin 1868 2

Washington J. Irvin and his wife, Isabella E. Irvin of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio convey land to Catharine Irvin of Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio on 29 April 1869. The land is located in town of Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio on Main Street.

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Abram Gaskill and his wife, Margaret Gaskill of Miami County, Ohio convey land to Martha Irwin and Rachel Irwin on 13 November 1854. The land is part of Section 3, Township 2, Range 4 in Warren County, Ohio. The land is next to one acre lot that was deeded to William McChesney to Jeremiah Squires on 30 March 1835.

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