Michael Alponsus IRWIN[1]

Male 1866 - 1940  (73 years)


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  • Name Michael Alponsus IRWIN 
    Born 31 Aug 1866 
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 Jan 1940 
    Buried New Bern, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4537  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Family Gail Hamilton WEMPLE,   b. 05 Jul 1875,   d. 10 May 1894, Portsmith, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)  [2
    Married 31 Mar 1894  Southern Pines, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • After the death of his spouse, Gail, Michael became a Roman Catholic priest.

      1900 - 1950 THE RIGHT REVEREND MICHAEL ALPHONSUS IRWIN Ordained by the Most Reverend Bishop Leo Haid, D.D., June 10, 1900 Pastor of Saint Paul's, New Bern, North Carolina

      Priest for fifty years in the Vicariate and in the new Diocese of Raleigh. For nearly four years, Assistant to Father Price, of holy memory. Then a struggling but happy Pastor of Souls, for nearly forty-seven years. By a compassionate wink of Divine Providence and by the nomination of his Bishop and by the appointment of His Holiness, Pius XII, made a Domestic Prelate, just ten years ago.

      MONSIGNOR IRWIN Cordially invites you to come to his Golden Jubilee, and with fraternal charity, help him to thank Almighty God for his mercies, which he hopes to sing forever.

      SOLEMN HIGH MASS AT SAINT PAUL'S IN NEW BERN On Thursday, November 9th, at 10 :30, Standard Time The Most Reverend Vincent S. Waters, D.D., Bishop of Raleigh - Presiding The Right Reverend Arthur R. Freeman, P.A., V.G., LL.D. -Preacher

      R. S. V. P.


  • Sources 
    1. E-mail from David Wemple to Alan Salls dated 2/6/2003 and e-mail from Annie Laurie Fry of Chesapeake, VA to David Wemple dated 3/14/2003.

    2. E-mail from David Wemple to Alan Salls dated 2/6/2003.


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