Frances Bookie McShan

July 1854–9 August 1931 (Age 77)
Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Frances Bookie

When Frances Bookie McShan was born in July 1854, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, her father, Feaster McShan, was 43 and her mother, Scythia Lucy Ann Coleman, was 36. She married John A. Arendale on 9 December 1875, in Reform, Pickens, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Reform, Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 7 Beard, Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1920. She died on 9 August 1931, in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A. Arendale
1853–1893
Frances Bookie McShan
1854–1931
Marriage: 9 December 1875
Donnie S Arendale
1878–1949
John Franklin Arendale
1878–1947
Zelma S Arendale
1882–
Grover Cleveland Arendale
1885–1942
Zilla O McShan Arendale
1888–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1875
Reform, Pickens, Alabama, United States
children

(5)

    Donnie S Arendale

    Female1878–1949Female

    John Franklin Arendale

    Male1878–1947Male

    Zelma S Arendale

    Female1882–Female

    Grover Cleveland Arendale

    Male1885–1942Male

    Zilla O McShan Arendale

    Female1888–1963Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 7

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of northern Irish and Scottish McShane .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bookey Armdale in household of John Armdale, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francis Arendale in household of J O Wells, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis B Arendale, "United States Census, 1920"

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