Mary Elizabeth Shelton

1919–1987 (Age 67)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Shelton was born on 4 September 1919, in Virginia, United States, her father, Sam Samuel Shelton, was 23 and her mother, Alma Addison, was 16. She died on 2 June 1987, at the age of 67.

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Sam Samuel Shelton
1896–1956
Alma Addison
1902–1994
Mary Elizabeth Shelton
1919–1987

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, which are named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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