John William Irey

Male6 December 1918–20 September 1927

Brief Life History of John William

When John William Irey was born on 6 December 1918, in San Joaquin, California, United States, his father, James Washington Irey, was 28 and his mother, Nellie Marie Verback, was 22. He lived in Elkhorn Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1920. He died on 20 September 1927, in French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 8, and was buried in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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James Washington Irey
Nellie Marie Verback
Dorothy Elizabeth Irey
Marguerite Irey
John William Irey
Meryl Raymond Irey
Carroll David Irey
James Kenneth Irey
Gerald Waldo Irey
Walter Fenton Irey
Don Vernon Irey

Sources (5)

  • John Irey in household of James W Irey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John William Irey, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John William Irey, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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World Events (5)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 5

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

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Eirer, an occupational name for an egg dealer, from Middle High German ei ‘egg’. This surname is common in PA and OH.

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

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