Rebecca Shotwell

1 May 1880–24 June 1956 (Age 76)
Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Shotwell was born on 1 May 1880, in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States, her father, Theodore Frank Shotwell, was 28 and her mother, Amanda H McKinstry, was 24. She married Nathan Thomas Viger on 18 September 1906, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit Ward 2, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1956, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Thomas Viger
1882–1960
Rebecca Shotwell
1880–1956
Marriage: 18 September 1906
David Nathan Viger
1912–1997
Mary Louise Viger
1917–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1906
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    David Nathan Viger

    Male1912–1997Male

    Mary Louise Viger

    Female1917–1989Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing

Age 1

During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, "Stove Capital of the World."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin, a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Shotwell in household of Theodore Shotwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rebecca S Viger in household of Nathan T Viger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rebecca S Viger in household of Nathan T Viger, "United States Census, 1930"

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