John William Shand

8 December 1874–16 May 1953 (Age 78)
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Shand was born on 8 December 1874, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States, his father, David Shand, was 30 and his mother, Bridget Morn Hoggan, was 27. He married Elizabeth Velinda Graham on 20 December 1905, in Milburn, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 16 May 1953, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Shand
Elizabeth Velinda Graham
Marriage: 20 December 1905
Afton Lynn Shand
Allie Shand
Beth Shand
Verna Shand
Jack William Shand
Jacquelyn Shand

Spouse and Children

20 December 1905
Milburn, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced and altered form of McShane , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seáin‘son of Seán’.

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

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Story Highlight

Tilman Rivers Graham

Tilman Rivers Graham Written by Edda S. Graham, his wife Tilman Rivers Graham was born September 9, 1889 in Milburn, Sanpete County, Utah. He was the son of John Graham and Mary Christena Jensen Gra …

Sources (3)

  • John W Shand, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Shaud, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John W Shand, "United States Census, 1920"

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