Luella May Shadley

9 August 1865–8 November 1925 (Age 60)
Hardin, Turtle Creek Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States

The Life of Luella May

When Luella May Shadley was born on 9 August 1865, in Hardin, Turtle Creek Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, her father, Asaph Shadley, was 68 and her mother, Margaret Peoples, was 22. She married William C Beckman on 7 September 1884. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Hartwick Township, Osceola, Michigan, United States for about 30 years and Osceola Township, Osceola, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 8 November 1925, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, Macomb, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William C Beckman
Luella May Shadley
Marriage: 7 September 1884
Curtis Glen Beckman
Custis A Bechman
Theresa Bell Beckman
Ressia Beckman
Lila Fern Beckman

Spouse and Children

7 September 1884
Osceola, Michigan



    Custis A Bechman



    Ressia Beckman


    Lila Fern Beckman


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Peoples




World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 14

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schadel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ella Beckman in household of William Beckman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella May Shadley in household of David S Shadley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ella M Beckman in household of William Beckman, "United States Census, 1910"

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