Hazel Bell Shepherd

17 October 1893–30 September 1964 (Age 70)
Harrison Township, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hazel Bell

When Hazel Bell Shepherd was born on 17 October 1893, in Harrison Township, Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaiah Thomas Shepherd, was 32 and her mother, Cora Lavina Elsie Byrkett, was 19. She married Fredrick Marvin on 22 June 1914, in Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 September 1964, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick Marvin
Hazel Bell Shepherd
Marriage: 22 June 1914
Ruth Ellen Marvin
Mary D Marvin
Loretta Monette Marvin
Roberta Marvin
Thelma Marvin
Charline R Marvin
Fredrick Leo Marvin

Spouse and Children

22 June 1914
Howard, Indiana, United States


    Ruth Ellen Marvin


    Mary D Marvin


    Loretta Monette Marvin


    Roberta Marvin


    Thelma Marvin


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaiah Thomas Shepherd


    Cora Lavina Elsie Byrkett




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schepherde ‘shepherd’ (composed of words meaning ‘sheep’ + ‘herdsman’ or ‘guardian’), hence an occupational name for a shepherd. This English form of the name has absorbed cognates and equivalents from several other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hazel B Movorin in household of Fred Movorin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hazel Marvin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel B Marvin in household of Fred Marvin, "United States Census, 1930"

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