Irene Berry

17 September 1913–6 September 1998 (Age 84)
West Terre Haute, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Irene

When Irene Berry was born on 17 September 1913, in West Terre Haute, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, her father, Nathan A. Berry, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ellen Hollis, was 34. She married John Henderson Milbourn on 15 June 1932. She lived in Marshall, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Rural, Washington Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1935. She died on 6 September 1998, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Marshall Cemetery, Marshall Township, Clark, Illinois, United States.

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John Henderson Milbourn
Irene Berry
Marriage: 15 June 1932

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    15 June 1932
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 3
    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.
    1925 · Woman's World's Fair
    Age 12
    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 24
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara ‘descendant of Béara’, a personal name of unexplained etymology; or, in some cases, perhaps an Anglicized form of Irish and Manx Ó Beargha. Compare Barry 1.Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Barrie .English: habitational name from any of several places called in Devon named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house, stronghold’, such as Berry Pomeroy and Berrynarbor.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Irene in household of John Milbourn, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Irene Berry in household of Mary Berry, "United States Census, 1920"

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