Evelyn S McMillen

Female1915–April 1978

Brief Life History of Evelyn S

When Evelyn S McMillen was born in 1915, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Edward Carter McMillan, was 29 and her mother, Ethel W. Skaggs, was 31. She married George Fletcher Shoemaker on 7 October 1935, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died in April 1978, at the age of 63, and was buried in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States.

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George Fletcher Shoemaker
Evelyn S McMillen
Marriage: 7 October 1935
Charles Edward Shoemaker
Charlotte Elaine Shoemaker

Sources (24)

  • Evelyn Shoemaker in household of Fletcher Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn M Shoemaker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Evelyn McMillan Ledbetter, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1935Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

    Age 1

    South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 16

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 


    Age 17

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of McMillan .

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

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