Ona Emmett Sheets

11 February 1942–15 October 2003 (Age 61)
Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ona Emmett

When Ona Emmett Sheets was born on 11 February 1942, in Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States, his father, James Corbett Sheets, was 45 and his mother, Edith Lavada Harrison, was 42. He died on 15 October 2003, in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mercerville Cemetery, Mercerville, Gallia, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ona Emmett Sheets
1942–2003
Donna Florence McGuire
1949–

Spouse and Children

    Male1942–2003Male

    Donna Florence McGuire

    Female1949–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Corbett Sheets

    Male1896–1962Male

    Edith Lavada Harrison

    Female1899–1942Female

siblings

(3)

    Violet Katherine Sheets

    Female1920–1982Female

    Noah Sheets

    Male1927–Male

    Male1942–2003Male

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 11

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.
1960

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schütz( see Schutz ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ona Emmett Sheets, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Ona Emmett Sheets, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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