Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 586

This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.

Name:John Lewis Irvine
Affiliation:Class of 1855
Biography & Genealogy:John Lewis Irvine, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 8, 1833 at Hyes, Person Co. NC. Father- Capt. William Irvine; Mother- Ann Susan Lewis. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Jesse Irvine; Pat. Grandmother- Martha Burton. Mat. Grandfather- Robert M. Lewis; Mat. Grandmother- Ann. R. Ragland. Married- Elizabeth Page Hoge, daughter of Dr. Thomas P. Hoge of Sutherline, Halifax Co. Va. Children- 1- Jesse Irvine; 2- William Irvine; 3- Mary W. Irvine; 4- Annie L. Irvine; 5- Whitlock H. Irvine; 6- Moses H. Irvine; 7- John L. Irvine; 8- Hoge Irvine. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 25, 1851 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Resigned July 9, 1852, deficient in conduct. Military Record: Identification uncertain, but he may have been the man who enlisted May 18, 1862 and was appointed 1st Lieut. of Co. I, 45th NC Infantry; was sick in a hospital in Petersburg, Va. Oct. 1862; and resigned for health reasons Nov. 10, 1862. Careers: Planter; tobacconist. Died- Oct. 12, 1924 at his home in Milton, NC.