Nathan Luraine Shoemaker Sr

10 November 1887–24 March 1968 (Age 80)
Choctaw, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nathan Luraine

When Nathan Luraine Shoemaker Sr was born on 10 November 1887, in Choctaw, Alabama, United States, his father, Pulaski Alonzo Shoemaker, was 48 and his mother, Lucretia Ann Melissa Raines, was 35. He married Martha Elizabeth Davis on 22 November 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Beat 5, Wayne, Mississippi, United States for about 40 years. He died on 24 March 1968, in Waynesboro, Wayne, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Clara, Wayne, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Luraine Shoemaker Sr
Martha Elizabeth Davis
Marriage: 22 November 1912
Eleanor Corneil Shoemaker
Katherine Merl Shoemaker
Orpha Vermell Shoemaker
Martha Wilda Shoemaker
Nathan Luraine Shoemaker Jr

Spouse and Children

22 November 1912


    Eleanor Corneil Shoemaker



    Orpha Vermell Shoemaker


    Martha Wilda Shoemaker



Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Catherine Shoemaker



    J W Shoemaker


    Pulaski A Shoemaker



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 8

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Translation of Dutch Schoemaker or German and Jewish Schumacher .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathan Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nathan Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nathan L Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1940"

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