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.
English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Short .