Edward Columbus Shelly

7 November 1880–17 November 1970 (Age 90)
Hardeman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Edward Columbus

When Edward Columbus Shelly was born on 7 November 1880, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States, his father, Christopher Columbus Shelly, was 23 and his mother, Martha Jane Rich, was 22. He married Mary Frances Swanson on 5 August 1907, in Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cotton, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Strauss Township, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1970, in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Walters Cemetery, Walters, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Columbus Shelly
1880–1970
Mary Frances Swanson
1889–1964
Marriage: 5 August 1907
Robert Shelly
1910–1938
Loies Shelley
1913–
Alvin Shelley
1915–
Thelma Shelley
1917–
Wanda B Shelly
1927–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 August 1907
Carter, Oklahoma, United States
children

(5)

    Robert Shelly

    Male1910–1938Male

    Loies Shelley

    Female1913–Female

    Alvin Shelley

    Male1915–Male

    Thelma Shelley

    Female1917–Female

    Wanda B Shelly

    Female1927–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1880–1970Male

    Pearl C Shelly

    Female1886–1942Female

    John Alvis Shelly

    Male1887–1927Male

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1904

Age 24

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shelley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • E C Shelley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward C Shelly, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward C Shelly, "United States Census, 1940"

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