Elsie Mabel Sheplee

1889–31 October 1972 (Age 83)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Elsie Mabel

When Elsie Mabel Sheplee was born in 1889, in Iowa, United States, her father, William Ware Sheplee, was 31 and her mother, Ella Alvaretta Mason, was 25. She married John Patrick Carmichael on 5 May 1909, in Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wright, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 31 October 1972, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States.

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John Patrick Carmichael
Elsie Mabel Sheplee
Marriage: 5 May 1909
Alice Bernice Carmichael
Patricia Jane Carmichael

Spouse and Children

    John Patrick Carmichael



5 May 1909
Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English scēap ‘sheep’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elsie M Sheplee, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Elsie Carmichael in household of John Carmichael, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie M Carmichael in household of John P Carmichael, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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