Susan Seley

17 May 1903–1959 (Age 55)
Summerset Township, Adair, Iowa, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Seley was born on 17 May 1903, in Summerset Township, Adair, Iowa, United States, her father, Edward Findley Seeley, was 40 and her mother, Mabel Nancy Radcliff, was 30. She married Harold Lloyd Shinn on 3 August 1924, in Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Greenfield, Adair, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Harrison Township, Adair, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1959, at the age of 56, and was buried in Greenfield, Adair, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Lloyd Shinn
Susan Seley
Marriage: 3 August 1924
Ronald Keith Shinn
Robert Alvin Shinn
Thomas L Shinn
Mary Ann Shinn
Teddy Shinn

Spouse and Children

    Harold Lloyd Shinn



3 August 1924
Madison, Iowa, United States


    Ronald Keith Shinn



    Thomas L Shinn


    Mary Ann Shinn


    Teddy Shinn


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 10

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 15

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Seeley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susie Shinn in household of Harrold C Shinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Suise Shinn in household of Harold Shinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Susie Seley, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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