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Ira Ernest Egan



Ira Ernest Egan
(He may have been named after his maternal uncle, Ira Parshley of New Hampshire.)

Birth: 5 February 1861, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Father: Howard Egan
Mother: Tamson Parshley
Death: 13 December 1933, Maywood, Los Angeles County, California.  Died at age 72.
Wife Emma Moss (1860-1925.)  Married 24 August 1881. (Ira was 20, Emma was 21.)
Children: 5 children:
Effie Irene Egan (1883-1954)
Emma Myrtle Egan (1886-1950)
Ernest LeRoy Egan (17 Jul 1887-18 Mar 1890)
Ira Erastus Egan (1889-1960)
Jeanne Tamson Egan (19 Jan 1893 – 14 Feb 1893)



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