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John Addison Biles



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Prior generations in America are speculative.

John Biles - Gen 5

Henry Biles - Gen 6

Alexander Patterson Biles - Gen 7

Jacob Place Biles - Gen 8

John Addison Biles - Gen 9

Clarence Emery Biles - Gen 10

Christine (Irvine) Biles - Gen 10 


Irvine Clarence Biles (1918 - 1986)

(SSN: 061-18-2634)


Biles Generation 11

Descendant # 3.2


Biles, Irvine Clarence 1941 Margaret (Miner) .jpg


1.  Irvine’s parents:  Clarence Emery and Christine (Irvine) Biles


2.  Irvine’s birth: 25 April 1918 at home on the family farm on Laurel Road outside Greene, Chenango County, New York.


Irvine’s death: 9 January 1986, age 67, at the Tucson Medical Center, Tucson Township, Pima County, Arizona from, basically, heart failure *, having had 3 open heart surgeries; cremated; ashes interred Biles Cemetery above Homets Ferry, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


Death certificate says: “pulmonary – renal failure caused by massive mitral regurgitation due to mitral anular disruption.”


3.  Irvine’s formal education:




School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree








4.  Irvine’s marriage:


a.  To whom: Margaret Alice Miner (photos) (more info)



(1)  Margie’s parents: Walter Baines and Marian Ellen (Pierce) Miner of Arizona.


(2)  Margie’s birth: 13 February 1921 at Duncan, Greenlee County, Arizona.


Margie’s death: 30 September 2001 at Tucson, Pima County, Arizona; remains interred beside Irvine in the Biles Cemetery on 30 June 2002.


(3)  Margie’s formal education:




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(4)  Margie’s employment history:




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(5)  Margie’s addresses before/after marriage:













931 E. Camino de los Padres, Tucson, Arizona



Jan 1991: 4100 N. Romero Road #344, Tucson, Arizona 85705.


(6)  Other biographical notes on Margie:


b.  Marriage date & location: 24 May 1941 at LeRaysville, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


c.  Children:


(1)  Mariellen Louise Biles: Born 1942.


(2)  Carol Faye Biles: Born 1944.


(3)  Walter Irvine Biles: Born 1947.


(4)  Diane Elaine Biles: Born 1953.


(5)  Elizabeth Anne Biles: Born 1954.


5.  Irvine’s employment history:




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Tucson School District; facility maintenance


6.  Irvine’s addresses:







Resided with parents on Laurel Road outside Greene, Chenango County, New York.



Resided with his family on a portion of his parents’ farm that his parents gave him at the time of his marriage.  The house and adjoining hen houses and barn were on a small hill above Genegantslet Creek about ¼ mile from Route 12.  When Irvine and his family subsequently moved to Pennsylvania, this house became the retirement home for his parents.



Resided with his family on several farms he rented in Pennsylvania, including near Waverly and near Laceville.



Moved to Homets Ferry, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in June 1954.  Purchased from his uncle, Raymond Irvine, the farm Raymond had worked for many years.  In winter/spring of 1961 moved his family to Arizona, camping across country in a travel trailer towed behind their new car.



#49 Park Manor, 6161 S. Park Avenue, Tucson, Arizona in June 1961.



6356 Calle de Leon, Tucson, Arizona 85706 in Dec 1969)



In Sep 1984: PO Box 659 Hwy 89, Chino Valley, Arizona 86323 (in Apr 1985)



#6 Roadrunner Mobile Home Park, Chino Valley Township, Yavapai County, Arizona 86323.


7.  Irvine’s organizational affiliations:




Organization, offices held








8.  Other biographical notes on Irvine:


a. Irvine attempted to join the US Army during World War II, along with so many others across the country, but he failed the medical entrance exam conducted at Mitchell Field, Long Island: bad eye sight.



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