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IRWIN FAMILY TREE - EIGHT GENERATIONS By An Irwin Family History Book
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This 2016 annual issue has updated listings of EIGHT generations of the descendants of Elizabeth (Floyd) and Samuel Irwin family in America from 1801 to 2016. The book includes details on the... More > families of Samuel Floyd Irwin and his sons Samuel Clement Irwin, Donald Irwin and Rev. Edwin Floyd Irwin and families of Wm. P. M. Irwin, A. P. Irwin and R. F. Irwin. Also included is the only known picture of Samuel Irwin from the U.S. Military records of Samuel service during the Civil War. Additional details on L. H. Parke Company and Irwin-Harrisons-Whitney, Inc.< Less
IRWIN-HARRISONS-WHITNEY, INC. By An Irwin Family History Book
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An up dated 2016 book about Irwin-Harrisons-Whitney,Inc.,a "World Wide Tea Organization with Twenty Locations around the Globe." In 1884 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the tea importing... More > partnership of Irwin & McBride was founded by Andrew P. Irwin and Robert F Irwin, two sons of Elizabeth and Samuel Irwin. The company later became IRWIN-HARRISONS-WHITNEY,INC., the largest corporation of its type in the United States during the inter war years. Between 1900 and 1940 Irwin-Harrisons-Whitney was the largest exporter of tea from Japan and the largest importer of tea into the United States. Samuel Irwin taught his sons all there was to know about the tea business. After the Civil War where Samuel lost his right arm due to a battle wound, he return to Philadelphia and established a pushcart business selling coffees, teas and other food products to support his growing family.< Less
L. H. PARKE & CO. A Reprint Dated 1898 from Grocer's Review By An Irwin Family History Book
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L. H. Parke Co. was formed in 1888 as a partnership of William P. M. Irwin and Louis H. Parke to Roast, Package and sell Coffee and to Package teas and spices from a five story building located at... More > 232 - 234 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By 1898 the firm was the largest sell of coffee in their market.< Less
SAMUEL IRWIN and THE CIVIL WAR By An Irwin Family History Book
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SAMUEL IRWIN, 1830 -1894, enlisted in the Pennsylvania 67th Infantry Regiment during the Civil War on August 21, 1862 at the age of 32 years. He spent time as a prisoner of war and caught typhoid... More > while in a southern prison. Samuel was wounded twice in battles, first shot in the neck and if the mini ball had been an inch or two in a different direction, he would have been killed instantly. The second time during the Third Battle of Winchester, Virginia, he was shot in the arm and almost lost his life in the process if the arm had not been removed. THIRD BATTLE OF WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA - Because of its size, intensity, serious casualties among the general officers on both sides, and its result, many historians consider the battle the most important conflict of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. This book contains the only known CIVIL WAR PICTURE of SAMUEL IRWIN..< Less