Irene L. Johnson

New York, United States

The Life of Irene L.

Irene L. Johnson was born in 1891, in New York, United States as the daughter of William Peter Johnston and Rosina Gerhardt. She married Charles Herbert Chase in 1907. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Herbert Chase
Irene L. Johnson
Marriage: 1907
Janette R Chase
Leland C. Chase
Kenneth F. Chase
Leonard Chase

Spouse and Children



    Janette R Chase




    Leonard Chase


Parents and Siblings

    William Peter Johnston


    Rosina Gerhardt




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 26

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Irene L Chase in household of Charles H Chase, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irene Chase in household of Chas H Chase, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irene Louise Johnston, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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