LuRee Sophronia Shannon

2 October 1926–10 May 1996 (Age 69)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of LuRee Sophronia

When LuRee Sophronia Shannon was born on 2 October 1926, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Frances Shannon, was 50 and her mother, LuRee Elizabeth Pugh, was 20. She married Arthur Lawrence Smith on 15 March 1959, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States. She died on 10 May 1996, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Lawrence Smith
1916–1988
LuRee Sophronia Shannon
1926–1996
Marriage: 15 March 1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 March 1959
Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · First Hotel in Idaho Falls

Age 1

The Bonneville Hotel was built in 1927. It became the second hotel in Idaho Falls and the first geared for upper class patrons.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 19

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced form of Shanahan . 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seanáin ‘descendant of Seanán’, a personal name based on a pet form of seán ‘old’. 3. in County Clare, a reduced Anglicized form of Mac Giolla tSeanáin ‘son of the servant of St. Seanán’. In the Irish midlands Leonard and Nugent have been adopted as equivalents of this name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luree Shannon Smith, "Idaho, Bonneville County, Idaho Falls, Rose Hill Cemetery Records, 1800-2007"
  • Luree Shannon Smith, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Luree Shannon Eko in entry for Arthur L Smith, "Idaho, Bonneville County, Idaho Falls, Rose Hill Cemetery Records, 1800-2007"

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