1773 - 1825 (52 years)
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||Job Irish  |
||Dutchess Co., NY
||5 Apr 1825
||Cole's Farm Cemetery, Towanda Township, Bradford Co., PA
- From: W. L. Irish - b., quite likely in Quaker Hill, Dutchess Co., N. Y.; buried in the Cole's Cemetery; Job Irish came fromn Columbia County, New York to the Towandas in Pennsylvania on or before 1796. At first he settled on the "Patton Place," which he afterwards sold to Capt. George Alger. The U. S. Census for 1800 for Scranton, [Lackawanna Co.] Pennsylvania shows Job Irish and his wife between 26-45 years old with 2 sons and 2 daughters under 10 years.
P. 45-46, History of the Towandas, Pa. 1770-1896, by C. F. Heverly
P. 23, 24 and 222, Vol. 1, Bradford County, Pa., by C. F. Heverly
P. 254, 290 and 316, Biog. and Portrait Cyclopedia of Schuylkill County, Pa., by Samuel T.
Notes of Miss Eleanor Spilman Irish, 1195 Gordon Street, Atlanta 10, Georgia
Notes of Mrs. Vera B. Hanson, 1625 East Druid Road, Clearwater, Florida
Notes of Mrs. Helen F. Terry, 3812 N. Tacoma, Oklahoma City 12, Oklahoma
From: Pioneer & Patriot Families of Bradford County PA 1770-1800
Vol. I - Clement F. Heverly - Pages 209-225
Job Irish came from Columbia county, N.Y., to Wysox, 1792, afterwards removing to Towanda township, locating on the Patton place, which he sold to Capt. George Alger. He then moved to Monroe township. Irish was a man of considerable talent and became somewhat noted as a pettifogger and Methodist exhorter. In local matters he took an active part. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Salisbury of Monroe. Mr. Irish died April 5, 1825, aged 52 years, and his wife, May 1, 1836, aged 63 years. Their children were: Henry, who married Polly, daughter of John Schrader, and moved West; Jedediah married Mahala, daughter of Selah Arnout of Monroe, moved to Mauch Chunk and became a man of considerable prominence; Betsy married Ebenezer Titus of Smithfield; Susan married Ephraim Ladd, Jr. of Albany; Catharine married Isaac Ellsworth and moved West; Polly; Job; George; Ferdinand (Frederick). The sons all left the county.
||3 Jan 2008 |
||Elizabeth Salisbury, b. 1773, d. 1 May 1836 (Age 63 years) |
|+||1. Henry Irish, b. 3 May 1793, PA , d. 10 May 1821 (Age 28 years)|
|+||2. Catherine Caroline Irish, b. 1 Sep 1794, Luzerne Co., PA , d. 12 Feb 1833, Middlebourne, Guernsey Co., OH (Age 38 years)|
|+||3. Jedediah Irish, b. 8 Apr 1797, d. 18 Jan 1871, Schickshinney, Luzerne Co., PA (Age 73 years)|
|+||4. Susannah Irish, b. 14 Jan 1799, Bradford, McKean Co., PA , d. 17 Oct 1869, Campbell Co., KY (Age 70 years)|
| ||5. Job Irish, b. 22 Dec 1800, PA , d. 30 Jun 1824 (Age 23 years)|
| ||6. Elizabeth Irish, b. 1 Nov 1803, PA |
|+||7. Mary Selina Irish, b. 19 Mar 1805, PA , d. 9 Oct 1872, Vernon Co., WI (Age 67 years)|
| ||8. George Salisbury Irish, b. 2 Feb 1808, d. 1840, LA (Age 31 years)|
|+||9. Joseph Ferdinand Irish, b. 1 Mar 1811, d. Between 1840 and 1841, LA (Age 28 years)|
||29 Dec 2008 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- [S007136] Descendants of John Irish 1629-1963, Willis L. Irish.