Bernice Shearin

August 1899–25 July 1981 (Age 81)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Shearin was born in August 1899, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Edmond Shearin, was 27 and her mother, Pattie Ann Thomas, was 22. She married Ceicil J Marbrey on 27 August 1929, in Greensville, Virginia, United States. She lived in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Garner, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1981. She died on 25 July 1981, in Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ceicil J Marbrey
Bernice Shearin
Marriage: 27 August 1929

Spouse and Children

    Ceicil J Marbrey



27 August 1929
Greensville, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Edmond Shearin








    Ethel M Shearin


    Doris Claiborne Shearin


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 19

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Sheeran .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bernice R Marbrey in household of Rufus K Marbrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernice Shearin in household of John E Shearin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bernice Shern in household of Pattie Shern, "United States Census, 1920"

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