David Shoemake

3 May 1904–24 May 1976 (Age 72)
Gift, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States

The Life of David

When David Shoemake was born on 3 May 1904, in Gift, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, his father, Robert Shoemake, was 46 and his mother, Elvira Ann Sumrall, was 43. He had at least 2 sons with Alley Agnes McLemore. He lived in Jones, Mississippi, United States for about 15 years and Beat 3, Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 24 May 1976, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Whitfield, Jones, Mississippi, United States.

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David Shoemake
Alley Agnes McLemore
Robert Amos Shoemake
David Royce Shoemake

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 3

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized variant of Dutch Schoemaker or German Schumach, the latter a variant of Schumacher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Shoemake in household of Robert Shoemake, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dave Shoemake, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dave Shoemake in household of Robert Shoemake, "United States Census, 1910"

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