Irene Lee Lewis

1892–1972 (Age 79)
Springfield, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Irene Lee

When Irene Lee Lewis was born on 8 December 1892, in Springfield, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, her father, Peter Lee Lewis, was 28 and her mother, Iona Etta McBride, was 22. She married John Wesley Crock on 14 October 1914, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gore District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Springfield Magisterial District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 18 August 1972, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Irene Lee Lewis
John Wesley Crock
Marriage: 14 October 1914
Lonnie James Crock
Pauline Ione Crock
Evelyn Lillian Crock
Lester Theodore Crock
Betty Catherine Crock
Annabell Lee Crock

Spouse & Children

14 October 1914
Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Lee Lewis


  • Iona Etta McBride




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Irena Lee Crock in household of John W Crock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irena L Crock in household of John W Crock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee I Crock in household of John W Crock, "United States Census, 1930"

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