David Francis Shotts

4 April 1900–31 March 1989 (Age 89)
Cloud Chief, Washita, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of David Francis

When David Francis Shotts was born on 4 April 1900, in Cloud Chief, Washita, Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Francis Shotts, was 33 and his mother, Lilly Shotts, was 32. He married Cora Mae Wright on 6 September 1923, in Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cedar Grove Township, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 31 March 1989, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

David Francis Shotts
Cora Mae Wright
Marriage: 6 September 1923
George F Shotts
James Alton Shotts
Anna Ladean Shotts

Spouse and Children

6 September 1923
Chickasha, Grady, Oklahoma, United States



    James Alton Shotts


    Anna Ladean Shotts


Parents and Siblings




    David Francis Shotts


    Homar Shotts


    Wilburn Shotts


World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"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""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Shott .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Shotts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Shotts in household of William F Shotts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David F Shotts in household of Charlie Rhone, "United States Census, 1910"

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