Irene Knox Rudasill

6 June 1887–21 August 1963 (Age 76)
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Irene Knox

When Irene Knox Rudasill was born on 6 June 1887, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, James Miflin Rudasill, was 43 and her mother, Ida Elnora Grandstaff, was 29. She married Chester Lee Bowers on 23 May 1906, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Madison District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 21 August 1963, in Timberville, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Lee Bowers
Irene Knox Rudasill
Marriage: 23 May 1906
James Philip Bowers
Harold Downey Bowers
Isabella Coffelt Bowers
Wilson Charles Bowers
Wilson Charles Bowers
Julia Elizabeth Bowers
Robert Ernest Bowers
Burnetta Louise Bowers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1906Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 7
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 20
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Rüdisühli or Rüedisüli (see Rudisill ).

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Irene Rudacille in entry for James Philip Bowers, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
    • Irene K Rudasille in household of James M Rudasille, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Irene K Reedasill in entry for C Lee Bowers, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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