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William Irwin

Registration number 20071201B

This certifies that the heraldic arms of William Irwin (1700 - 1787) the 6th great-grandfather of Albert Wheatcroft Acklen Schmid are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Argent, a mural crown Gules between three holly leaves Vert.
Crest: A dexter hand issuing out of a cloud holding a thistle proper.
Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (No one wounds me with impunity)

Biographical Information

Born in Ireland, William was descended from the ancient border clan of Irwin (Irvine). He immigrated to the United States in 1714 with his elder brother Robert. He lived in Dutchess County New York until he moved to Orange County. According to the Irwin Family History he was a friend to George Washington.

Descendants of William Irwin to Albert Wheatcroft Acklen Schmid

  • Mother: Elizabeth Wheatcroft Schmid (1945 - living) Falls Church, VA
  • Gmother: Anita Lyon Wheatcroft (1922 - 2000) Houston, TX
  • 1st GGmother: Kathleen Irwin Lyon (1893 - 1990) Houston, TX
  • 2nd GGfather: Dudley Marvin Irwin (1860 - 1945) Buffalo, NY
  • 3rd GGfather: Dudley Marvin Irwin (1829 - 1860) Sodus, NY
  • 4th GGfather: Col. William Patten Irwin (1789 - 1863) Sodus, NY
  • 5th GGfather: James Irwin (1760 - 1801) Phelps, NY
  • 6th GGfather: William Irwin ( 1700 - 1787) Orange County, NY


Crozier, William Armstrong. Crozier's General Armory. 1904, p. 77.

Registered by

Albert Wheatcroft Acklen Schmid


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