Lula Adelle Fincher

1880–1968 (Age 88)
Houston, Georgia, United States

The Life of Lula Adelle

When Lula Adelle Fincher was born on 21 March 1880, in Houston, Georgia, United States, her father, Joseph Layfayette Fincher, was 29 and her mother, Martha Ann Hamlin, was 33. She married Frederick Poer Shepard on 18 December 1906, in Houston, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in District 1813, Houston, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Fort Valley, Peach, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 November 1968, in Peach, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fort Valley, Peach, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lula Adelle Fincher
Frederick Poer Shepard
Marriage: 18 December 1906
Annie Fred Shepard
Josephine Shepard
Frederick Wesley Shephard

Spouse & Children

  • Female1880–1968Female

  • Frederick Poer Shepard


18 December 1906
Houston, Georgia, United States


  • Annie Fred Shepard


  • Josephine Shepard


  • Frederick Wesley Shephard


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Layfayette Fincher


  • Martha Ann Hamlin




  • George Hamlin Fincher


  • Female1880–1968Female

  • Frank Lafayette Fincher


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 13

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adelle Shephard in household of Fred P Shephard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adelle Shepard in household of Fred P Shepard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adelle Shepard in household of Fred P Shepard, "United States Census, 1940"

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