Emily Shadwell

26 July 1869–2 November 1953 (Age 84)
Melksham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Shadwell was born on 26 July 1869, in Melksham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Shadwell, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Ann Clark, was 34. She died on 2 November 1953, in Norwalk, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Monroeville, Huron, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Shadwell
Rebecca Ann Clark
Elizabeth Jane Clark
William Shadwell
Cornelius Shadwell
Louisa Shadwell
George Shadwell
Emily Shadwell

Parents and Siblings

    George Shadwell





    Elizabeth Jane Clark


    William Shadwell


    Cornelius Shadwell


    Louisa Shadwell



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 11

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, in London, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire. The first is named from Old English sceald ‘shallow’+ well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, the latter two from scēad ‘boundary’ + well(a).

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

Sources (3)

  • Emily Shadwell in household of Charles Truman, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emily Shadwell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Emily Shadwell Koch, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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