Irene Easley Wortman

Brief Life History of Irene Easley

When Irene Easley Wortman was born on 13 November 1899, in Elk City, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, her father, Wayne John Wortman, was 22 and her mother, Hester Ina Easley, was 20. She married Ralph Wilson Willett on 16 July 1917, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 6 December 1990, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Carl Warren Fishburn
1891–1945
Irene Easley Wortman
1899–1990
Marriage: 4 May 1925
Luke Warren Fishburn
1921–2010
Suzanne Fishburn
1926–1971

Sources (24)

  • Irene Fishburn en la familia de Carl Fishburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wortman, "Kansas Births and Christenings, 1818-1936"
  • Irene Easley Fishburn, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of vegetables or of medicinal herbs and spices, from Middle English wurt, wort ‘plant’ + man ‘man’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a reliable person who could be trusted to keep his word, from Yiddish vort or German Wort ‘word’ + man ‘man’.

Americanized form of German Wortmann .

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

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