Shirley Elizabeth Walden

26 November 1913–12 December 2007 (Age 94)
Frink, Calhoun, Florida, United States

The Life of Shirley Elizabeth

When Shirley Elizabeth Walden was born on 26 November 1913, in Frink, Calhoun, Florida, United States, her father, George Council Walden, was 34 and her mother, Classie Magnolia Dykes, was 28. She married William Edgar Lucia on 28 May 1946, in Fort Belvoir, Fairfax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Clarksville, Calhoun, Florida, United States in 1920. She died on 12 December 2007, in Springfield, Fairfax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

William Edgar Lucia
Shirley Elizabeth Walden
Marriage: 28 May 1946
Shirley Anne Lucia

Spouse and Children

28 May 1946
Fort Belvoir, Fairfax, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Otis Waldon


    Mabelle Walden



    Shelley Walden


    Annie B Walden


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World Events (8)

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 1

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ ( see Wallace ) + denu ‘valley’.

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

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Story Highlight

How Did I Get to Know Shirley?

I tried to write down my story with Shirley right after she passed. So I wouldn't forget details. Here is the document, copied and pasted. In the fall of 2003, missionaries (Elders Braden Duncan an …

Sources (3)

  • Shirley Walden in household of George C Walden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Shirley Walden, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Shirley W Lucia, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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