If your ancestor lived in Irwin County prior to 1860 and they are not listed above please use the comment form below and I will add them to this list. To save time and space I did not list each head of family by that surname but only the surname and where they came from before coming to Irwin County if known.

PioneerSee Also.Came From
Adams
Alexander
Allen
AtkinsNorth Carolina
Bailey
Baker
Ball
BarrentineSouth Carolina
BarringtonLittle Pee Dee River, SC
BassSumter Co., GARobeson and Cumberland Cos., NC
Beasley
Bell
Bennefield
BoneyDuplin Co., NC
BowenSee John Bowen, RS Wilkinson Co., GA
Boykin
Bradford
BranchElias Branch, NC / David Branch Barnwell Co., SC
Bridges
BrownNC 1700s
Burnett
Castleberry
Chesnut
Clements
Covington
Culberth
CulbreathCumberland Co., NC/Sumter Co., GA
CurryCumberland and Robeson Co., NC
Davis
Drawdy
Dixon
Dorminey
Easters
Fitzgerald
Fitzpatrick
FletcherVA, NC, SC, GA
Ford
Fountain
Fussell
Gaff
GibbsCoastal Area NC
GiddensBenjamin E. L. Giddens PA was progenitor of RS in NC
Godwin
Goff
Grantham
GriffenEdgecombe Co., NC
GriffinEdgecombe Co., NC
Gronto
HallRobeson Co., NC
HamanRobeson and Cumberland Cos., NC
HammondRobeson and Cumberland Cos., NC
Hancock
Harper
Henderson
Hobby
Hollingsworth
Hornsby
HortonBarnabus progenitorPuritans fm Eng. , LI, NY
Hunter
Jenkins
Jernigan
Joiner
Kennedy
Kersey
King
Knowles
Land
Law
Lee
Lott
Love
LukeLittle Pee Dee River, SC
McAnnaly
McCallNC - Little Pee Dee River, SC - GA
McCook
McCrimmon
McDearmidRobeson Co., NC
McDermit
McDonald
McDuffie
McGee
McInnisNC, SC, GA
McLendonPerquimans District, NC 1770s
McMillanRobeson and Cumberland Cos., NC
Marchant
Mauldin
Merritt
Minix
Mixon
Mobley
Monk
Moore
Nelms
Newbern
Newberry
Nichols
Nipper
Nobles
Odom
Owens
Parker
Parsons
Pate
Paulk
Pope
Powell
Pridgen
Purvis
Ratliff
Reid
ReavesDrewry Reaves, NC
Rigdon
Roads Rhodes
Roberts
Roe
RogersBertie and Nash Counties, NC
Rooks
Ross
Rowell
Royal
Rountree
Rutherford
Ryals
Sheffield
Shepherd
Smith
SolomonLazarus Solomon, RS - Washington Co, NC
Spivey
Steely
StonePulaski Co., GA
Story
Sumner
Swails
Taylor
Tison
Tomberlin
Townsend
Troup
TurnerLittle Pee Dee River, SC
Tucker
Tyson
Vickers
Walker
Watson
Whiddon
Whitley
Wiggens
Wiggins
Willcox
WilliamsEng to PA, Carolinas to GA
Willis
Winderweedle
Young