Frank William Shearburn

2 April 1906–5 December 1958 (Age 52)
Lowder, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank William

When Frank William Shearburn was born on 2 April 1906, in Lowder, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, his father, William M Shearburn, was 38 and his mother, Ida M Ott, was 38. He married Frances Mildred Fawson on 12 December 1930. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and San Diego Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. He died on 5 December 1958, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in La Vista Cemetery, National City, San Diego, California, United States.

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Frank William Shearburn
Frances Mildred Fawson
Marriage: 12 December 1930
Robert Frank Shearburn
Eunice Janet Shearburn
Leland Wright Shearburn

Spouse and Children

12 December 1930


Parents and Siblings

    William M Shearburn


    Ida M Ott




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 14

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sherburne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank William Shearburn, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Frank W Shearburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Shearburn in household of William Shearburn, "United States Census, 1910"

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