Jacob Æmilius Irving (c.1767 - 1816)

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Birthplace: Montego Bay, St James Parish, Jamaica
Death: Died in Liverpool, UK
Managed by: Karen Irving
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About Jacob Æmilius Irving

"Jacob Aemilius Irving remembered seeing his father but once--John Beaufin, his brother, and himself had been sent from Jamaica to England to school and were placed at Kensington. Their father had arrived in London, their mother having died at sea--he was unwell, he tied up his head (as they do in Jamaica), went into his chamber saying he would never leave that room alive, and died within a month.

"When he was ill and really dying the two boys were brought from school, and Jacob (then in his eighth year) remembered a very tall man in bed taking him up in his arms and kissing him.

"The boys returned to school and were soon summoned to the funeral which was from a "house in a street leading out of the Strand to the River," to the place of interment--the Churchyard St. Martin's in the Fields."

Source: James Irving of Ironshore and his Descendants, 1713-1917, by Sir Aemilius Irving, edited by L. Homfray Irving

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Jacob Æmilius Irving's Timeline

1767
1767
Montego Bay, St James Parish, Jamaica
1796
April 19, 1796
Age 29
Charleston, SC, USA
1797
January 29, 1797
Age 30
Charleston, SC, United States
1800
September 28, 1800
Age 33
St James Parish, Jamaica
1816
November 1, 1816
Age 49
Liverpool, UK
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