Adeline Shores

November 1897–February 1989 (Age 91)
Franklin, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Adeline

When Adeline Shores was born in November 1897, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States, her father, Alfred Wallace Shores, was 48 and her mother, Susanna Elizabeth "Betty" Peters, was 41. She married Richard Alverias Root on 26 December 1915, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cravens Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1989. She died in February 1989, in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Richard Alverias Root
Adeline Shores
Marriage: 26 December 1915
Carthel Root
Mildred Root
Carrol Eugene Root

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1915Franklin, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 7
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
    Age 25
    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): variant of Shore , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Adeline Roots in household of Richard Roots, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Adeline Shares, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Adeline Shores in household of A W Shores, "United States Census, 1910"

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