Vera Lela Mullins

1898–1995 (Age 97)
Alexander, Erath, Texas, United States

The Life of Vera Lela

When Vera Lela Mullins was born on 28 May 1898, in Alexander, Erath, Texas, United States, her father, William Henry Mullins, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Perthenia Adkisson, was 29. She married John Terrell Shipman on 15 July 1916, in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Hulen Township, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 23 May 1995, in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States.

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Vera Lela Mullins
John Terrell Shipman
Marriage: 15 July 1916
Lester Leon Shipman
Omer Tearl Shipman
Donald Shipman

Spouse & Children

15 July 1916
Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name from Old French molineux ‘miller’ ( see Molyneux ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Vera Shipman in household of John T Shipman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arva Mullins in household of William H Mullins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lela V Mullins in household of William H Mullins, "United States Census, 1900"

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