: Irvin Reformed church, in Snake Spring valley, was organized by permission of the Mercersburg classis, July 2, 1882. There were nineteen original members, mostly from the Ritchey and Mock families. The present membership is twenty-three (in 1884), and thirty Sabbath-school scholars. Rev. William I. Stewart, of Everett, is the pastor. The house of worship was built in 1882, and dedicated on November 19. It cost eight hundred dollars.
(Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pa., Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1884, p. 274.)
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