Irene Esta Conner

21 April 1894–6 January 1976 (Age 81)
Mattie, East Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Irene Esta

When Irene Esta Conner was born on 21 April 1894, in Mattie, East Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Isaac Conner, was 65 and her mother, Emma Diana Blankley, was 42. She married Henry Bedacht on 10 June 1915, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. She lived in Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Breezewood, East Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 6 January 1976, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81.

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Henry Bedacht
Irene Esta Conner
Marriage: 10 June 1915

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10 June 1915
Lucas, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Connor , now common in Scotland.2 English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene Bedacht in household of Joseph A Price, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Bedacht in household of Henry Bedacht, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irene E Conner in household of Isaac Conner, "United States Census, 1900"

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