Glenn Arnold Shearer

7 June 1888–16 April 1975 (Age 86)
Allison, Decatur, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Glenn Arnold

When Glenn Arnold Shearer was born on 7 June 1888, in Allison, Decatur, Kansas, United States, his father, John Adam Shearer, was 33 and his mother, Ella Frances Orrill, was 24. He married Clara Grace Hanson on 7 May 1913, in Kanona, Decatur, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Lyon Township, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Allison Township, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 April 1975, in Satanta, Haskell, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Jennings, Decatur, Kansas, United States.

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Glenn Arnold Shearer
Clara Grace Hanson
Marriage: 7 May 1913
Marjorie Ailene Shearer
Thelma Louise Shearer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1913Kanona, Decatur, Kansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 2
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 24
    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

    Scottish and northern English: from an agent derivative of Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’; an occupational name for a sheep shearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap. Middle English schere denoted shears and scissors of all sizes.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Genn A Shearer in household of John A Shearer, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Glenn A Shearer in household of John A Shearer, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Glen A Shearer, "United States Census, 1920"

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