Ella McCabe Ervin
MRS. ELLA MCCABE ERVlN.—The early days in the West tended to produce and develop a race of women of self-reliance, independent thinkers and possessing
executive ability, yet in no wise losing their womanly charms and characteristics. Of
this type of Western woman is Mrs. Ella McCabe Ervin, the widow of the late
W. H. Ervin, a pioneer of Stanislaus County and a man of ability and high integrity.
Six children have been born to her, all of whom are living, and natives of the county, and all but one residing in Stanislaus County. They are William W., married and residing at Modesto, where he is a cement and concrete contractor, and the father of four children; Katherine Irene, the wife of S. B. Walden, also residing in Modesto, and the mother of four children; Nellie, wife of A. S. Holcomb, of Fortuna, Humboldt County, and the mother of two children; Walter James, single, horn February 20, 1887, and now his mother's manager, residing with her on the home farm, and for two and a half terms serving as clerk of board in Shiloh school district; Isabelle M., the wife of Benjamin Fox, residing in Modesto: and Arthur H., who served in France in the World War. receiving his discharge after the war. He was formerly a member of the Modesto Fire Department and now employed in Modesto. Mrs. Ervin is a great favorite with her children and is deeply beloved by her grandchildren, of whom she is exceptionally fond.
Her property consists of 150 acres of land on Paradise Road, eight miles southwest
Source: History of Stanislaus County California with Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County Who Have Been Identified with Its Growth and Development From the Early Days to the Present by George H. Tinkham, Historic Record Company, Los Angeles California 1921.
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