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William I. Jones 1869
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John J. Ivill 1862
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Harry E. Ivill 1885
W. F. Holsing 1840
W. J. Holsing 1869
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Stella Holsing 1900
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Patzsch Family 1912
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W. J. Holsing 1929
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WILLIAM IVILL: 1819-1862
William Ivill was my great-great-great grandfather. He was the son of Ann {1790-18??} and Edward Ivill {1788-18??} and was one of ten children. His father Edward was born in Wales and his mother Ann was born in England.

William (1819-1862) and his siblings grew up near Ringley, Lancashire, England where he met his wife the former Sarah Partington (1823-1887}. Sarah gave birth to Ann Agnes Ivill {1845-1895} in England before the family sailed to America in 1848.John J. Ivill / son of William William worked in the mines of western Pennsylvania and at one time was a Mine Foreman for the Mellon Interests. They had at six more children after coming to the states. Sarah, Samuel, Martha E., William Henry, and John J.

John J. Ivill {1862-1927} was the youngest child, born in Nadine, Allegheny County, PA at about the same time his sister Ann Agnes married James Jones {1835-1912}. John J. was with the Jones family interests for twenty six years starting at the Catsburg mine in 1889.

William Ivill died December 4, 1862, in Allegheny County, PA just nine months after John J. was born and only five weeks after his daughter Ann Agnes married James Jones. Sarah lived another another twenty five years to see at least fifteen grandchildren born.
Image of son John J. Ivill 1862-1927