Florence Elizabeth Shinn

5 April 1865–22 November 1950 (Age 85)
Cedar Creek Township, Lake, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Florence Elizabeth

When Florence Elizabeth Shinn was born on 5 April 1865, in Cedar Creek Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, her father, William Joshua Shinn, was 53 and her mother, Almira Darling, was 39. She married Frank Aldon Herman from January 1881 to December 1881. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in LaGrange, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 22 November 1950, in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Frank Aldon Herman
Florence Elizabeth Shinn
Marriage: 1881
Minnie Herman
Murtle M Herman
Fred Herman

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 1
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 2
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 25
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a Skinner , from Old English scinn, Middle English shin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. In Middle English this word was replaced by the Norse equivalent, skinn.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Elizabeth F Shinn in household of Joshua Shinn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence Shinn in household of Almira Shinn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Florence Wooden in household of Theodore Wooden, "United States Census, 1920"

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