Nora Shumway

7 May 1901–2 August 1999 (Age 98)
Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States

The Life of Nora

When Nora Shumway was born on 7 May 1901, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, her father, Jedediah Grant Shumway, was 35 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Robinson, was 29. She married Dee Alton Frost on 19 December 1959. She lived in Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1999. She died on 2 August 1999, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dee Alton Frost
Nora Shumway
Marriage: 19 December 1959

Spouse and Children

19 December 1959

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 7

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained; possibly of French origin.

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

Story Highlight

Memories of aunt Nora

As a young boy I remember mowing her very small lawn with an electric mower that was stored inside her house. After mowing she would have me scrape the mower clean with a butter knife. For payment of …

Sources (3)

  • Nora Shumway in household of Jedediah G Shumway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norah Shumway in household of Jeddiah D Shumway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Shumway in household of Jed G Shumway, "United States Census, 1910"

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