Hon. Jacob Æmilius Irving

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Hon. Jacob Æmilius Irving

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Birthplace: Charleston, SC, United States
Death: Died in Drummondville, Stamford Twp., Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Æmilius Irving and Hannnah Margaret Irving
Husband of Catherine Diana Irving
Father of Emily Irving; Emma Edmondes; Sir Æmilius Irving; Philip Irving; Diana Jarvis and 6 others
Brother of Dr. John Irving and Elizabeth Margaret Sawbridge

Occupation: Soldier, legislative councillor
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About Hon. Jacob Æmilius Irving

Jacob Æmilius Irving (1797 – 1856) was a soldier and political figure in the Province of Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada from 1843 to 1856.[1]

He was born in South Carolina, the son of Jacob Aemilius Irving. Irving served in the 13th Regiment of Dragoons, reaching the rank of lieutenant. He married Catherine Diana Homfray in 1821 and came to Upper Canada with his family in 1834. Irving helped suppress the Upper Canada Rebellion, serving on the Niagara frontier. He settled in Newmarket. Irving became the first warden for the Simcoe District in 1843.[1]

[1] Jacob Æmilius Irving fonds, Archives of Canada

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Hon. Jacob Æmilius Irving's Timeline

1797
January 29, 1797
Charleston, SC, United States
1814
1814
- 1818
Age 16
13th Regiment of Dragoons
1821
November 29, 1821
Age 24
1823
March 24, 1823
Age 26
Leamington Spa, England
1825
February 13, 1825
Age 28
Boulogne, France
1826
August 29, 1826
Age 29
December 13, 1826
Age 29
1840
February 17, 1840
Age 43
1843
December 23, 1843
Age 46
Newmarket, ON, Canada
1843
- 1856
Age 45
Toronto, Ontario, Canada