5/2/1910 Chapin, Morgan Co, IL. The census recorded newlyweds, "Ervan" and Gertrude, at age 22. He was a general farmer. Four doors down the road were his parents.
1/12/1920 Morgan Lane, Chapin, Morgan Co, IL. Irvin lived 3 doors from his parents at census time. He was 33, as wife Gertrude. They had only 1 child, Alta M, 4y 5 mo, plus a hired hand, Henry Kaelert, 25.