Descendants of Samuel Augustus Erwin
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Descendants of Samuel Augustus Erwin


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  • Samuel Augustus First Family
  • Read Article in the Handbook of Texas
  • Tombstone and Historical Marker
  • His Biographical Sketch in the 'Biographical Souvenir of Texas 1889'
  • Fannin County Folks and Facts , biographical Sketch

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    Generation No. 1

    1.  SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1 ERWIN1 was born March 26, 1786 in Wythe Co., Va., and died June 13, 1854 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.1.  He married (1) SALLIE RIFFE in Casey Co., Ky., daughter of CHRISTOPHER RIFFE and ELIZABETH.    He married (2) SARAH (SALLIE) RODGERS CRISP March 11, 1819 in Lawrence Co., Tn. by David Crockett, Justice of the Peace, daughter of MANSEL CRISP and MARGARET RODGERS.  She was born April 15, 1795 in Laurens District, SC, and died 1860 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx..

    More About SAMUEL AUGUSTUS ERWIN:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Tx.
    Occupation: Surveyor, Storekeeper, Postmaster

    More About SARAH (SALLIE) RODGERS CRISP:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Tx.
    Occupation: Homemaker

    Children of SAMUEL ERWIN and SALLIE RIFFE are:
     i. POLLY ANN2 ERWIN.
     ii. WILLIAM CAROL ERWIN.
     

    Children of SAMUEL ERWIN and SARAH CRISP are:
     iii. INDIANA2 ERWIN, b. March 06, 1820, Marion Co., Tn.; d. October 22, 1828, Fayette Co., Tn..
    2. iv. ANDREW JACKSON ERWIN, b. December 15, 1824, Shelby Co., Tn.  Memphis; d. 1906, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx..
     v. ELIHU CRISP ERWIN, b. December 03, 1826, Fayette Co., Tn; d. October 29, 1827, Fayette Co., Tn..
     vi. MARGARET MISSOURI ERWIN, b. January 06, 1829, Somerville, Fayette Co, Tn.; m. (1) FRANKLIN MARION DAY; m. (2) DR. LYNN DESPAIN.
    3. vii. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS, JR. (GUS) ERWIN, b. September 19, 1831, Crawford Co., Mo.; d. May 11, 1911, Honey Grove, Tx..
    4. viii. LOUISIANA ERWIN, b. October 31, 1921; d. Martinez, Ca..
     

    Generation No. 2

    2.  ANDREW JACKSON2 ERWIN (SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1) was born December 15, 1824 in Shelby Co., Tn.  Memphis, and died 1906 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx..  He married (1) ELIZA ANN MC KENZIE Bef. 1853, daughter of JOHN MCKENZIE.  She was born Abt. 1830 in Ar., and died Aft. 1860 in Falls Co., TX ?.  He married (2) MINERVA ELIZABETH CURRY Abt. 1862 in Falls Co., TX.

    More About ANDREW JACKSON ERWIN:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem, Honey Grove, Tx.

    More About MINERVA ELIZABETH CURRY:
    Occupation: Homemaker

    Children of ANDREW ERWIN and ELIZA MC KENZIE are:
     i. SARAH E.3 ERWIN, b. 1854; m. WILLIAM PAYNE MARLIN, Falls Co., TX.
    5. ii. SAMUEL LACY ERWIN, b. November 15, 1856; d. October 18, 1931, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX.
     iii. JANE ERWIN, b. 1860.
     

    Children of ANDREW ERWIN and MINERVA CURRY are:
     iv. ANNA3 ERWIN.
    6. v. JULIAN STRENTZEL ERWIN, d. July 28, 1956, Paris, Lamar Co., Tx..
     vi. LOUISA ERWIN, m. WHEATLY.
     vii. MARGARET (MAGGIE) ERWIN, b. 1880; m. HULSEY.
     viii. MARY ERWIN.
    7. ix. THOMAS A. ERWIN, b. 1863; d. 1943.
     

    3.  SAMUEL2 AUGUSTUS, JR. (GUS) ERWIN (SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1 ERWIN) was born September 19, 1831 in Crawford Co., Mo., and died May 11, 1911 in Honey Grove, Tx..  He married ELIZABETH DRENNEN February 11, 1852 in Fannin Co., Tx, ., daughter of DAVID DRENNEN and NANCY WILSON.  She was born November 03, 1835 in Sagamore Co., IL, and died September 18, 1905 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx..

    More About SAMUEL AUGUSTUS, JR. (GUS) ERWIN:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Tx.

    Children of SAMUEL AUGUSTUS and ELIZABETH DRENNEN are:
     i. MARY LOUISIANA3 ERWIN, b. June 29, 1853, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.; d. May 11, 1911, Honey Grove, Tx.; m. JAMES BRECKEEN; d. 1942.

    More About JAMES BRECKEEN:
    Occupation: Honey Grove druggist

     ii. JOHN STRENTZEL ERWIN, b. October 18, 1855; d. December 1936.
     iii. MARTHA MISSOURI ERWIN, b. December 31, 1857; d. 1924; m. JOHN C SANDERS1.
    8. iv. WILLIAM JACKSON ERWIN, b. April 22, 1860, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.; d. May 03, 1942, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx..
    9. v. NANCY ALICE ERWIN, b. July 20, 1864, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.; d. February 1947.
    10. vi. EVA GERTRUDE ERWIN, b. October 1866, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.; d. 1959.
     

    4.  LOUISIANA2 ERWIN (SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1) was born October 31, 1921, and died in Martinez, Ca..  She married DR. JOHN T. STRENTZEL 1843 in Fannin Co., Tx..  He was born in Lublin, Poland.

    More About DR. JOHN T. STRENTZEL:
    Occupation: Surgeon, Farmer

    Children of LOUISIANA ERWIN and JOHN STRENTZEL are:
    11. i. LOUISA3 STRENTZEL.
     ii. JOHNY STRENTZEL1.
     iii. LOTTIE STRENTZEL1.
     

    Generation No. 3

    5.  SAMUEL LACY3 ERWIN (ANDREW JACKSON2, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1) was born November 15, 1856, and died October 18, 1931 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX.  He married HELEN LONG.  She was born November 13, 1860, and died May 28, 1944 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX.

    More About SAMUEL LACY ERWIN:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX

    More About HELEN LONG:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX

    Child of SAMUEL ERWIN and HELEN LONG is:
     i. IVAN4 ERWIN, b. February 09, 1881; d. August 05, 1916, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX; m. BERTHA PRICE; b. September 01, 1882; d. April 13, 1979, Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX.

    More About IVAN ERWIN:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX

    More About BERTHA PRICE:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX
     

    6.  JULIAN STRENTZEL3 ERWIN (ANDREW JACKSON2, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1) died July 28, 1956 in Paris, Lamar Co., Tx..  He married MINNIE ELIZABETH CROWSON, daughter of JAMES CROWSON and ELLA EDWARDS.  She was born 1880 in Fannin Co., Tx., and died May 07, 1966.

    More About JULIAN STRENTZEL ERWIN:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.
    Religion: Methodist

    More About MINNIE ELIZABETH CROWSON:
    Burial: Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Tx.
    Occupation: Homemaker
    Religion: Methodist

    Child of JULIAN ERWIN and MINNIE CROWSON is:
     i. RAY EDGAR4 ERWIN, b. December 08, 1906, San Angelo, Tx.; d. January 04, 1983, Paris, Tx.; m. DOROTHY MAE STEWART, July 17, 1942, Clarksville, Red River Co., Tx; b. September 30, 1921, Riverby, Fannin Co., Tx..

    More About RAY EDGAR ERWIN:
    Burial: January 07, 1983, Oakwood Cem., Honey Grove, Tx.
    Education: Honey Grove, Tx., H.S.
    Occupation: Mail Carrier
    Religion: Methodist

    Notes for DOROTHY MAE STEWART:
    School: first 3 grades in Lahey, Terry Co., Tx.;  then 4th thru first half of 12th in Brownfield, Tx.  Last half of 12th in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx.; graduated June 19, 1939.

    More About DOROTHY MAE STEWART:
    Education: Honey Grove H.S., Fannin Co., Tx.
    Occupation: Homemaker, store clerk
    Religion: Southern Baptist
     

    7.  THOMAS A.3 ERWIN (ANDREW JACKSON2, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1) was born 1863, and died 1943.  He married WYNNOMIA CURTIS.

    Children of THOMAS ERWIN and WYNNOMIA CURTIS are:
     i. JACK T.4 ERWIN.
     ii. LEWIS T. ERWIN.
     

    8.  WILLIAM JACKSON3 ERWIN (SAMUEL2 AUGUSTUS, JR. (GUS) ERWIN, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1 ERWIN)1 was born April 22, 1860 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx., and died May 03, 1942 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx..  He married MAGGIE PIRTLE, daughter of PIRTLE.

    Children of WILLIAM ERWIN and MAGGIE PIRTLE are:
     i. EUGENE4 ERWIN, m. MARY IDA LINDSEY.
     ii. MARY HELEN ERWIN.
     

    9.  NANCY ALICE3 ERWIN (SAMUEL2 AUGUSTUS, JR. (GUS) ERWIN, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1 ERWIN) was born July 20, 1864 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx., and died February 1947.  She married (1) ALBERT ALEXANDER SMITH.    She married (2) PERCY HARMON WHITE1.

    More About NANCY ALICE ERWIN:
    Education: St. Mary's Episcopal School for Girls, Raleigh, NC

    Child of NANCY ERWIN and ALBERT SMITH is:
     i. ERWIN EVANS4 SMITH1.
     

    Child of NANCY ERWIN and PERCY WHITE is:
     ii. MARY ALICE4 WHITE, m. L.M. PETTIS.
     

    10.  EVA GERTRUDE3 ERWIN (SAMUEL2 AUGUSTUS, JR. (GUS) ERWIN, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1 ERWIN) was born October 1866 in Honey Grove, Fannin Co., Tx., and died 1959.  She married ERNEST F. WHITE.

    More About EVA GERTRUDE ERWIN:
    Education: Mills College, Ca.

    Children of EVA ERWIN and ERNEST WHITE are:
     i. WILLIAM H.4 WHITE.
     ii. ELIZABETH WHITE, m. REX HENDRIX.
     

    11.  LOUISA3 STRENTZEL (LOUISIANA2 ERWIN, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS1)  She married JOHN MUIR 1880 in Martinez, Ca..

    Children of LOUISA STRENTZEL and JOHN MUIR are:
     i. WANDA4 MUIR.
     ii. HELEN MUIR, m. HANNA.



     

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