Shimel Baker Addington

1913–1995 (Age 81)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Shimel Baker

When Shimel Baker Addington was born on 1 December 1913, in Scott, Virginia, United States, his father, David Jesse Addington, was 67 and his mother, Nancy Louella V. McConnell, was 44. He married Virginia Viola Lawson on 3 September 1943, in Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 2 August 1995, in Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Weber City, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Shimel Baker Addington
Virginia Viola Lawson
Marriage: 3 September 1943
Shimel Baker Addington Jr

Spouse & Children

3 September 1943
Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States


  • Shimel Baker Addington Jr


Parents & Siblings

  • David Jesse Addington


  • Nancy Louella V. McConnell




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 4

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Greater London.

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

Sources (3)

  • Shemel B Addington in household of Etta Haslam, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Shinwell Addington, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Shimel Addington in entry for Charles Michael Tipton and Deborah Marie Addington, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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