Saxe Stuart Shackleton

April 1881–22 April 1949 (Age 68)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Saxe Stuart

Saxe Stuart Shackleton was born in April 1881, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States as the son of C. A. Shackelton and Abigail S Fuller. He married Ruth E. Seely on 4 August 1900, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. He lived in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 22 April 1949, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Saxe Stuart Shackleton
Ruth E. Seely
Marriage: 4 August 1900

Spouse and Children

4 August 1900
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    C. A. Shackelton


    Abigail S Fuller




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in the parish of Halifax, West Yorkshire, so named from an unattested Old English word, scacol ‘tongue of land’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • S Stuart Shackelton in household of Lewis Philip Cody, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stuart Shackelton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stuart Schackellin, "United States Census, 1940"

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