Irene B. Asbridge

1914–2001 (Age 87)
Esther, St. Francois, Missouri, United States

The Life of Irene B.

When Irene B. Asbridge was born on 23 February 1914, in Esther, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, her father, Obediah Asbridge, was 33 and her mother, Minnie Florence Hubbard, was 26. She married Benjamin Davis Weitzel before 1944, in St. Francois, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in St. Francois, St. Francois, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 18 October 2001, in Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Park Hills, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irene B. Asbridge
Benjamin Davis Weitzel
Marriage: before 1944
Cheri Kay Weitzel
Jo Ella Eden

Spouse & Children

before 1944
St. Francois, Missouri, United States


  • Female1944–1944Female

  • Jo Ella Eden


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 17

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

English: probably a variant of Ashbridge .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Irene Weitzel in household of Ben Weitzel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irene B Asbridge in household of Obie Asbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene B Asbridge in household of Obe Asbridge, "United States Census, 1920"

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