Silas Milton Shoemaker

Brief Life History of Silas Milton

When Silas Milton Shoemaker was born on 25 May 1895, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Zion Shoemaker, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Jane Robinson, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Eliza Jane Dunn. He lived in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2 Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 18 February 1958, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Waynesburg, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Milton Shoemaker
1895–1958
Eliza Jane Dunn
1900–1984
Ellkhen Shoemaker
1921–
Stevie Shoemaker
1922–1967
Herman Shoemaker
1925–
Homer Shoemaker
1926–1993
Sarah M Shoemaker
1930–2019
Lizzie Shoemaker
1932–1935

Sources (17)

  • S M Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Silas M Shoemaker - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Silas M Shoemaker
  • Silas Shoemaker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1900 · Governor Shot

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Schoemaker , German and Jewish Schumacher , Slovenian Šuštar (see Sustar ) or Greek Papoutsis .

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

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