Irene Benik Haworth

20 April 1920–17 March 1997 (Age 76)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Irene Benik

When Irene Benik Haworth was born on 20 April 1920, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Stanley William Benik, was 31 and her mother, Mary Kaniewski, was 32. She lived in Glendive, Dawson, Montana, United States in 1930 and School District 1, Dawson, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1997, in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 76.

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Leland John Haworth
Irene Benik Haworth

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Stanley William Benik


    Mary Kaniewski





    Robert Stanley Benik


    William Kenneth Benik


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 11

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire) and Scottish:1. habitational name from Haworth in West Yorkshire, named with Old English haga ‘enclosure’ (here perhaps with the sense ‘hedge’) + worð ‘enclosure’. 2. variant of Howarth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene Benik in household of Stanley Benik, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Benik in household of Stanley W Benik, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene B Haworth, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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