Lois May Shoemaker

Female30 July 1916–13 February 1993

Brief Life History of Lois May

When Lois May Shoemaker was born on 30 July 1916, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, her father, James Willard Shoemaker, was 21 and her mother, Alice Lamb Sanger, was 19. She married Fred Joseph Carl on 30 July 1933, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in United States in 1949 and King, Washington, United States in 1950. She died on 13 February 1993, in Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Zillah, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Joseph Carl
Lois May Shoemaker
Marriage: 30 July 1933
Albert Fred Carl

Sources (11)

  • Shoemaker, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • Lois M Shoemaker in household of William Carpenter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lois May Shoemaker, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1933Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

    Age 3

    Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 21

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight


    On a "memory trip" in 1988 Fred and Lois Carl visit the church they were married in. Butte, Montana - July 30, 1933

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