Alice Irene Hefner

18 June 1868–30 May 1931 (Age 62)
Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alice Irene

When Alice Irene Hefner was born on 18 June 1868, in Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, her father, Levi Hefner, was 27 and her mother, Mary Rebecca Patton, was 21. She married Landon Christopher Shell on 28 February 1886, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Clines Township, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Upper Creek Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 May 1931, in Jonas Ridge, Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Jonas Ridge, Burke, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Landon Christopher Shell
1864–1952
Alice Irene Hefner
1868–1931
Marriage: 28 February 1886
Lona Edith Shell
1886–1954
Linnie M. Shell
1900–1988
Carl E. Shell
1901–
Ruanna Annie Lee Shell
1888–1966
Murney Esley Shell
1889–1984
Walter E Shell
1891–
Emma R Shell
1894–
Tate O Shell
1895–
Arthur Mckinley Shell
1897–1914
Pinkney Shell
1903–
Otis Homer Shell
1904–1967
Grace E Shell
1906–1993
Ralph Shell
1909–
Lester T Shell
1910–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1886
Catawba, North Carolina, United States
children

(14)

    Lona Edith Shell

    Female1886–1954Female

    Ruanna Annie Lee Shell

    Female1888–1966Female

    Male1889–1984Male

    Walter E Shell

    Male1891–Male

    Emma R Shell

    Female1894–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1840–1910Male

    Mary Rebecca Patton

    Female1846–1924Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 9

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1886

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a potter ( see Hafner ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice Shell in entry for Walter E Shell, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Alice T Shell in household of Lanson C Shell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice I Shell in household of Landon C Shell, "United States Census, 1930"

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