GenealogyHerein is a short list of the primary resources I have used over the years for Genealogical or Family History research.

There are dozens of other organizations and depositories available throughout the Carolinas.


Clan Irwin DNA Study


A few publications about the families of Ervin/Ervine/Erving/Erwin/Irvin/Irvine/Irving/Irwin…et al

All publications below available via this link…click here

A Brief Account of the Irvine Family by John Irvine, Robert T White Steam Press Printer, Dublin, 1828

Irvine of Drum, A Short Account by Capt Douglas Wimberley, 1893

Irvine Society of America Booklet, 1919

Irvines and their Kin by L Boyd, Louisville, KY, 1898

Irvines and their Kin by L Boyd, R L Donnelley & Sons Co, Chicago, Revised 1908

Irvines of Drum and Collateral Branches by Lt Col Jonathan Forbes Leslie, Aberdeen Scotland, 1909

Irving History by James M Irving, 2012

James Irving of Ironshore by Sir Emilius Irving, College Press, Toronto Canada, 1918

James Robert Ervin of Cheraw, South Carolina by author unknown

Our Ervin Clan by Ethel Clift Phillips, 1997



Links to Major Resources for DNA Testing / Genealogy / Research  – North Carolina and South Carolina


Family Tree DNA

Billion Graves


Family Tree Maker Software


North Carolina GenWeb

South Carolina GenWeb

State Library of North Carolina – Genealogy

SC Department of Archives & History

North Carolina Genealogical Society

South Carolina Genealogical Society

South Carolina SciWay

National Genealogical Society