Elsie May Sheppard

15 September 1900–1 August 1969 (Age 68)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Elsie May

When Elsie May Sheppard was born on 15 September 1900, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, James Elmer Sheppard, was 21 and her mother, Zelma Ford, was 19. She married James Harman Radcliff on 16 September 1919, in Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Spiro Township, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 1 August 1969, in Spiro, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spiro, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harman Radcliff
Elsie May Sheppard
Marriage: 16 September 1919
Hubert Radcliff
Dema Lorene Radcliff
Allie Mae Radcliff
Vernon Harmon RADCLIFF

Spouse and Children

16 September 1919
Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Elmer Sheppard







    Robert Doyle Sheppard


    Mildred Sheppard


    Melvin Earl Sheppard


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 7

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Shepherd in household of Elmer Shepherd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elsia Radcliff in household of J H Radcliff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie Radclift in household of James H Radclift, "United States Census, 1920"

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