Jacob Æmilius Irving

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Jacob Æmilius Irving

Birthplace: Montego Bay, St James Parish, Jamaica
Death: Died in Liverpool, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of James Irving the Elder and Elizabeth Motte Irving
Husband of Hannnah Margaret Irving
Father of Dr. John Irving; Hon. Jacob Æmilius Irving and Elizabeth Margaret Sawbridge
Brother of James Irving, II; Æmilia Gibbes; William Irving; John Beaufin Irving; Robert Æmilius Irving and 1 other

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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

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