Irene Vivian Wilbur

11 October 1897–December 1964 (Age 67)
Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Irene Vivian

When Irene Vivian Wilbur was born on 11 October 1897, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward Albinus Wilbur, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Leavitt, was 25. She died in December 1964, at the age of 67, and was buried in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Edward Albinus Wilbur
Mary Elizabeth Leavitt
Irene Vivian Wilbur
Laurier Anderson Wilbur

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    Laurier Anderson Wilbur




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vivianne I Wilbur in household of Edward A Wilbur, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vivian I Wilbur in household of Edward A Wilbur, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vivian I Wilbur in household of Edward A Wilbur, "United States Census, 1910"

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