Irene Bernice Rye

Female1919–about 1999

Brief Life History of Irene Bernice

When Irene Bernice Rye was born in 1919, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, her father, Hans Amundson Mork, was 56 and her mother, Johanna Lillery, was 45. She married Peder Osberg in 1938, in Spirit River No. 133, Alberta, Canada. She lived in Red Deer, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died about 1999, in Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie County No. 1, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 81.

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Peder Osberg
Irene Bernice Rye
Marriage: 1938

Sources (6)

  • Irene Amundson in household of Hans Amundson, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Irene B. Rye in the Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index,1898
  • Irene Osberg in the Web: Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1938Spirit River No. 133, Alberta, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 0

    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


    Age 1

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


    Age 22

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rea .

    English: topographic name for someone living at a place where rye (Old English ryge) was grown, or perhaps an occupational name for someone who grew or sold it.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, most of them from Old Norse rjóthr ‘clearing in a forest’.

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

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