Pearl Agnes Shears

Brief Life History of Pearl Agnes

When Pearl Agnes Shears was born on 20 March 1914, in Macon, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Jr. Shears, was 31 and her mother, Nora Ethel White, was 21. She married Richard Herbert Dixson on 19 December 1931, in Macon, Missouri, United States. She lived in Lyda, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 22 May 1985, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Hudson Township, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Richard Herbert Dixson
Pearl Agnes Shears
Marriage: 19 December 1931

Sources (5)

  • Pearl Dixson in household of Herbert Dixson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Agnes Shears Dixson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pearl A Shears in entry for Herbert Dixson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Shear or Shire , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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