Alice Shreve

6 March 1877–21 February 1907 (Age 29)
Wetzel, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Shreve was born on 6 March 1877, in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jasper Shreve, was 29 and her mother, Sarilda Price, was 26. She lived in Grant Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 21 February 1907, in Smithfield, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 29.

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Jasper Shreve
Sarilda Price
George Shreves
Jesse Shreve
Alice Shreve
W. Jackson Shreve
Mary Ellen Shreve
Elias Shreve
Ezra Shreve
Jefferson Shreve
Maude Belle Shreve
Robert Lee Shreve

Parents and Siblings

    Jasper Shreve





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

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.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a sheriff, from Middle English schiref, shreeve, shryve ‘sheriff’, from Old English scīr ‘shire’, ‘administrative district’ + (ge)rēfa ‘reeve’ ( see Reeve ). In some cases it may have arisen from a nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allie Shreves in household of Jasper Shreves, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Shreve in household of Jasper Shreve, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Death of Allie Shreve, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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