Pearl Elizabeth Shoff

1897–1979 (Age 82)
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Pearl Elizabeth

When Pearl Elizabeth Shoff was born on 5 January 1897, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Wesley Shoff, was 24 and her mother, Mary A Peddicord, was 31. She married George Vincent Evans on 24 September 1919, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Logan Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 9 July 1979, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hollidaysburg, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Vincent Evans
Pearl Elizabeth Shoff
Marriage: 24 September 1919
Marie A Evans
James Vincent Evans

Spouse and Children

24 September 1919
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States


    Marie A Evans


    James Vincent Evans


Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Shoff


    Mary A Peddicord




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schoff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl Evans in household of George Evans, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl E Evans in household of George V Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Shoff in household of John W Shoff, "United States Census, 1910"

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