Otis Sheridan Shingler

21 July 1906–June 1985 (Age 78)
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Otis Sheridan

When Otis Sheridan Shingler was born on 21 July 1906, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ellsworth Elmer Shingler, was 44 and his mother, Salina Hannah Painter, was 43. He lived in Rockhill, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died in June 1985, in Orbisonia, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Orbisonia, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Otis Sheridan Shingler
Marion Elizabeth Puckey

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    Charles F Shingler


    Anna Jane Shingler



    Cora M Shingler



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who laid wooden tiles (shingles) on roofs, from an agent derivative of Middle English schingle ‘shingle’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Otis Shingler in household of John A Puckey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otis Shingler in household of Elsworth E Shingler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Odess Shingler in household of Elsworth Shingler, "United States Census, 1910"

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