Anne Ferne Shaw

1916–1994 (Age 77)
Osgood, Weld, Colorado, United States

The Life of Anne Ferne

When Anne Ferne Shaw was born on 6 December 1916, in Osgood, Weld, Colorado, United States, her father, John Wesley Shaw, was 56 and her mother, Grace Florence Hultz, was 32. She married Howard Paul Ledgerwood on 13 June 1938, in Denver, Colorado, United States. She lived in Election District R, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 29 January 1994, at the age of 77.

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Howard Paul Ledgerwood
Anne Ferne Shaw
Marriage: 13 June 1938

Spouse and Children

    Howard Paul Ledgerwood



13 June 1938
Denver, Colorado, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 1

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or thicket, Middle English s(c)hage, s(c)hawe (Old English sceaga), or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The English surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.2 Scottish and Irish: adopted as an English form of any of various Gaelic surnames derived from the personal name Sitheach ‘wolf’.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ferne Ledgerwood in household of Howard Ledgerwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ann Ferne Shaw, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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