Lear Mae Shoemaker

Brief Life History of Lear Mae

When Lear Mae Shoemaker was born on 11 June 1892, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jonah Lee Shoemaker, was 21 and her mother, Mary Jane Moore, was 21. She married Charles Henry McLean on 28 October 1910, in Johns River Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Globe, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1960. She died on 8 June 1986, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93.

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Charles Henry McLean
Lear Mae Shoemaker
Marriage: 28 October 1910
Roy Elmer McLean
Ray Henry McLean
David Lee McLean
Flossie Fay McLean
Addie Caroline McLean

Sources (31)

  • Lear V C Mclean in household of Charley H Mclean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lear Mae Shoemake, "North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Leah Shoemaker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Schoemaker , German and Jewish Schumacher , Slovenian Šuštar (see Sustar ) or Greek Papoutsis .

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

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