Irene Strother

1918–1974 (Age 56)
Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Irene

When Irene Strother was born about 1918, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Marcellus Clinton Strother, was 39 and her mother, Clemma Belle Maxwell, was 37. She had at least 1 son with Homer Barker. She lived in Sardis, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died about 1974, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 56.

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Homer Barker
Irene Strother
William Joe Barker

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    Homer Barker





    William Joe Barker


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: topographic name from northern Middle English strother ‘damp land overgrown with brushwood’, or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Strother in Tyne and Wear, or Struthers in Fife and Strathclyde.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene Strather in household of Marcellus Strather, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene Strother in entry for Donald L Barker and Pauline L Williams Thompson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Opal Irene Strothers in entry for William Joe Barker, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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