Joseph was born about 1828 in ElizabethTownshp, Lawrence County, Ohio, the son of John Irwin and Hannah Combs.
He died on 25 JAN 1893 in BerlinCrossroads, Jackson County, Ohio.
His wife was Martha Ann Ward, who he married on 5 DEC 1850 in ElizabethTownshp, Lawrence County, Ohio. Their ten known children were John (1851-1928), Christian (1853-1937), Thomas J (c1856-1904), Anna (c1858-c1944), Andrew "Dude" (c1860-c1927), Joseph C (c1861-c1941), Hannah (c1866-c1882), George (c1868-c1871), Alfred (1870-1900) and Robert (c1872-c1873).
|Death||25 JAN 1893||
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