Lela Adel Shadden

20 October 1897–25 August 1927 (Age 29)
Union Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lela Adel

When Lela Adel Shadden was born on 20 October 1897, in Union Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States, her father, Alfred Dean Shadden, was 25 and her mother, Ada May Stoker, was 20. She married Carl Frederick Hamann on 7 January 1920, in Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Washington Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Harrison Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 25 August 1927, in Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Valley View Cemetery, Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Carl Frederick Hamann
Lela Adel Shadden
Marriage: 7 January 1920
Ardeth Beatrice Hamann

Spouse and Children

7 January 1920
Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States


    Ardeth Beatrice Hamann


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 9

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Shedden .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lela A Hamann in household of Carl F Hamann, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Lela Shadden, "Iowa, State Census, 1905"
  • Leba Shaden in household of Alfred Shaden, "United States Census, 1910"

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