Irena Sophronia Summers

Femaleabout 1838–15 February 1872

Brief Life History of Irena Sophronia

When Irena Sophronia Summers was born about 1838, in Missouri, United States, her father, Moses Summers, was 27 and her mother, Celia Mumford Gilstrap, was 21. She married James Madison Stout on 3 December 1863, in Putnam, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Elm Township, Putnam, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1870. She died on 15 February 1872, at the age of 35.

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James Madison Stout
Irena Sophronia Summers
Marriage: 3 December 1863
Malvarine Stout
Mose Bright Stout
Jo Ann Stout
William Thomas Stout
Charles Delbert Stout

Sources (4)

  • Irena Stout in household of James Stout, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Irena Summers, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Irenah Summers in household of Hiram Wyckoff, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1863Putnam, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries 1843: Mercer created from Non-County Area 18.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries 1846: Created from Putnam, Non-County Area 23 and 36. 1853: Dodge absorbed by Putnam county


    Age 25

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Summer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: occupational or topographic name for someone who lived or worked at the house of someone named Somer (see Summer ).

    Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a personal name meaning ‘soft, gentle, innocent’, due to confusion with samhradh ‘summer’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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