Frank Reuben Shortt

Male10 March 1877–March 1963

Brief Life History of Frank Reuben

When Frank Reuben Shortt was born on 10 March 1877, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, John P. Shortt, was 36 and his mother, Melinda Victoria Young, was 33. He married Emma Elizabeth Reynolds on 6 July 1907, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Panama Canal Zone, Panama in 1935 and Civil District 3, Morgan, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died in March 1963, in Brooksville, Hernando, Florida, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brooksville Cemetery, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States.

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Frank Reuben Shortt
Emma Elizabeth Reynolds
Marriage: 6 July 1907
Paul Francis Shortt
William H Shortt

Sources (15)

  • Frank R Shortt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruben L. Short, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Frank R. Shortt, "Kansas Marriages, 1840-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1907Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 1

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    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.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 23

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Short .

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

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