1819–1899

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 4, 1819, Au­burn, Maine.

Died: Au­gust 29, 1899, Wel­les­ley, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Saint Ma­ry’s Ce­me­te­ry, New­ton Low­er Falls, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Irville was the son of Han­son Les­lie and Ma­ry Mar­tin, and hus­band of Ma­ria Rice (mar­ried Au­gust 9, 1844, Need­ham, Mas­sa­chu­setts).

As of 1843, he was ed­it­or of The Ol­ive Leaf, a per­i­o­di­cal in Chi­co­pee, Mas­sa­chu­setts. By 1873, he was ed­it­ing The Young Pil­grim, an Ad­vent Chris­tian pub­li­ca­tion in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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