Irene Monteith

22 February 1897–9 February 1967 (Age 70)
Lewistown, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Irene

When Irene Monteith was born on 22 February 1897, in Lewistown, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Friend Monteith, was 33 and her mother, Georgia Ann Colvin, was 34. She married William Alpha or Alfie Vansky on 20 April 1918, in Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Bath, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 9 February 1967, in Logan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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William Alpha or Alfie Vansky
Irene Monteith
Marriage: 20 April 1918
Wallace Darrel Vansky
Genevieve Vansky

Spouse and Children

20 April 1918
Hardin, Ohio, United States


    Wallace Darrel Vansky


    Genevieve Vansky


Parents and Siblings



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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.
1901 · ""

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1901: Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
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

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Perthshire, named in Gaelic as ‘hill pasture (above) the Teith’, from monadh ‘hill pasture’ + Teith, a river name of obscure origin. This name was introduced to Ulster, where it is now quite numerous in certain areas, particularly County Tyrone.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene L Vansky in household of Wm A Vansky, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene L Vansky in household of Wallace C Bailey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rena L Monterth in household of Frie* Monterth, "United States Census, 1900"

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