William L. (Bill) Ervin
Birthdate: June 21, 1862 in Doaksville, Indian Territory
Date of Death: December 10, 1918 in Hartshorne, Oklahoma. Shot in the
Buried: Sulphur Cemetery (South of Hartshorne, Oklahoma, near Blue
Calvin David Ervin, born in North Carolina on 06-21-1816 and died in
Hartshorne, Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, on 12-10-1892
Sallie Gibson (Indian name-Abafukubbee), born in Mississippi and
died in Doaksville, Indian Territory, buried there in the family garden.
Calvin David Ervin was a school teacher, carpenter, and postmaster.
Sallie Gibson Ervin was the granddaughter of Hopia Iskitina (Little
Prophet). Her grandfather, Hopia Iskitina, gave her his old buffalo horn
spoon that he carried with his in the War of 1812, as a keepsake and for a
safe journey, as she was leaving Mississippi, coming to the “Wilds of
Calvin and Sallie were married in Winston County, Mississippi in
Christopher Columbus Ervin, 12-25-1848 to 12-22-1932
Margaret Ervin Oakes, 11-27-1853 to 03-11-1938
Susan (Susie) Ervin Everidge, 06-10-1857 to 06-29-1891
Nancy Caroline Ervin Hampton, circa 1842
Emily (Emma) Ervin Willis, Ford, Carpenter, Christian, 06-20-1861 to
Delilah Palina Ervin Willis, Clark, Stallard, Christian, Luther,
Davis, circa 1847
Mary Jane Ervin Freeny
Alice Ervin Loman
Mary Ann Ervin
Rosa Miller (Illini Indian) born, Effingham, Illinois on 03-11-1870 and
died in Hartshorne, Oklahoma on 02-28-1958.
They were married at Fort Towson, Indian Territory, now Oklahoma.
Resided: Ti Valley, Oklahoma (Blue Valley) 4 miles southwest of
Children: 5 sons and 3 daughters
Columbus William Ervin, born 07-27-1887 and died 07-17-1967
Edward L. Ervin, born 06-10-1889 and died 05-07-1926
Simon Ervin, born circa 1892 and died 06-07-1936
James Calvin (Grady) Ervin born 12-26-1893 and died 06-07-1936
Ben Ervin, born 06-04-1900 and died 07-13-1934 Daughters: Pearl Ervin, born 08-12-1891 and died 04-14-1973 Minnie Ervin, born 09-04-1895 and died 05-21-1991 Emma (Cus) Ervin, born circa 1898 Grandchildren: 15 grandsons and 9 granddaughters Grandsons: Dallas Garland Ervin, born 08-19-1907 and died 04-14-1994 Alvin (Hawk) Ervin, born 06-28-1916 C.W. (Cal) Ervin, born 08-18-1921 Elmer Edward (Little Ed) Ervin, born 09-19-1912 William C. (Bubba) Ervin Murle Ervin Charles Ervin Elvin Ervin Melvin Ervin Calvin (Green) Ervin Bidley (Ben) Ervin Joe Ervin Calvin Barnes, born 09-03-1907 and died 06-20-1961 Neil (Buddy) Jones Granddaughters: Little Willie Ervin, born 02-12-1910 and died 10-24-1915 Daisy B. Ervin Larmour, born 10-20-1924 Thelma Ervin, born 1909 and died 1991 Aileen Ervin Jeanetta Ervin Noble Ervin Sue Ervin Wanda Ervin Minnie Ervin Dee Cee Ervin Amy Ervin
There were at least 6 grandchildren who died shortly after birth. Jobs, Hobbies, and Interests: William L. (Bill) Ervin was a light horseman for the Choctaw Nation and was present at the last Choctaw execution. He followed cattle for a living. He bought and sold cattle and drove them for other people. He played a lot of Indian ball. He was a direct descendent of Hopia Iskitina, Choctaw Chief and leader.