William Frederick Shea

1857–12 February 1911 (Age 54)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life of William Frederick

When William Frederick Shea was born in 1857, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, Daniel Shea, was 23 and his mother, Anne Walters, was 29. He married Annie Walters on 7 October 1899, in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom. He lived in St Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Islington, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 12 February 1911, at the age of 54.

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William Frederick Shea
Annie Walters
Marriage: 7 October 1899

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7 October 1899
Islington, London, England, United Kingdom

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Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Shea , Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha‘descendant of Séaghdha’, a byname meaning ‘fine’ or ‘fortunate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Shea in household of Annie Shea, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ephraim Walter in household of Daniell Shea, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William F Shea in household of Daniell Shea, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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