Noah Ernest Shakelford

30 September 1892–December 1973 (Age 81)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Noah Ernest

When Noah Ernest Shakelford was born on 30 September 1892, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, his father, George David Shackelford, was 35 and his mother, Martha E. Hickman, was 30. He married Jennie B Davis in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 6, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died in December 1973, in Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States.

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Noah Ernest Shakelford
Jennie B Davis
Chester Shackelford
Kenneth K Shackelford
Martha Shackelford
Beulah Elaine Shackelford

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 6
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 24
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from Shackleford Heath in Surrey.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Ernest Shackford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest Shackelford in household of George Shackelford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Noah W Shackelford, "United States Census, 1930"

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