Margaret Alice Sheets

21 September 1871–18 February 1964 (Age 92)
Mount Sidney, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret Alice

When Margaret Alice Sheets was born on 21 September 1871, in Mount Sidney, Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, John Granville Sheets, was 26 and her mother, Adaline Anna Hawkins, was 23. She married George S. Coleman about 1895, in Virginia, United States. She lived in Harrison Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Harrison Township, Union, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 February 1964, at the age of 92, and was buried in Eaton, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Brower
Margaret Alice Sheets
Marriage: 25 February 1896
Edna M Brower
Elizabeth Belle Brower
Mary L Brower

Spouse and Children

25 February 1896
Union, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Granville Sheets


    Adaline Anna Hawkins




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 23

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schütz( see Schutz ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie A Brower in household of Daniel Brower, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Browers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie A Sheets in household of John G Sheets, "United States Census, 1880"

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