Irene Delane Barber

Female14 April 1929–

Brief Life History of Irene Delane

When Irene Delane Barber was born on 14 April 1929, in Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States, her father, Wayne Manville Barber, was 26 and her mother, Maggie Marie Houdesheldt, was 22. She married Marvin Leroy Overton on 20 November 1944, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States. She lived in Garden Grove Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1950.

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Marvin Leroy Overton
Irene Delane Barber
Marriage: 20 November 1944

Sources (7)

  • Irene Overton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Irene Delare Barber, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Irene Delave Barber in entry for Marvin L. Overton, "Iowa, Marriage Records, 1941-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1944Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 2

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    1934 · The Grout Museum

    Age 5

    The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.


    Age 31

    Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘barber’ (Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’). In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).

    Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).

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

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