Walker Raymond Shell

10 January 1900–28 October 1977 (Age 77)
Thornville, Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Walker Raymond

When Walker Raymond Shell was born on 10 January 1900, in Thornville, Perry, Ohio, United States, his father, John Shell, was 46 and his mother, Samantha Edington, was 41. He married Mabel M Hoops on 26 December 1919, in Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Perry Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Hebron, Union Township, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1977, in Hebron, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Thornville, Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walker Raymond Shell
Mabel M Hoops
Marriage: 26 December 1919
Robert Eugene Shell

Spouse and Children

26 December 1919
Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Shell


    Samantha Edington




    Alice (Allie) May Shell



    Issac Newton Shell



    Emma Schell


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

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.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Shell, a place in Worcestershire, so named from Old English scylf ‘bank’, ‘shelf’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schelle ‘bell’.3 Americanized spelling of German Schal or Schill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walker Shell in household of Mary E Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walker R Shell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walker R Shell in household of Samantha A Shell, "United States Census, 1910"

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