Irene I Addler

19 July 1900–10 January 1974 (Age 73)
Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of Irene I

When Irene I Addler was born on 19 July 1900, in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, her father, John Adler, was 29 and her mother, Mary Katherine McKeown, was 30. She married Russell Carl Williams on 8 January 1920, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Clay Township, Howard, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 10 January 1974, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Carl Williams
Irene I Addler
Marriage: 8 January 1920
Dorothy Louise Williams
Frances Lorene Williams
Raymond Russell Williams

Spouse and Children

8 January 1920
Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Adler


    Mary Katherine McKeown




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace):1. habitational name for someone from Andlau in Alsace. 2. variant of Endler .

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

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Story Highlight


Birth: Jul. 19, 1900 Illinois, USA Death: Jan. 10, 1974 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Mrs Irene I Williams, Caryle Nursing Home, South Bend, died at 7 a.m. Thursday following a lengthy …

Sources (3)

  • Irene Williams in household of Carl R Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene Williams in household of Davis Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irene Williams in household of Carl R Williams, "United States Census, 1930"

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