William Harvey Shores

18 February 1891–22 May 1975 (Age 84)
Decatur, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Harvey

When William Harvey Shores was born on 18 February 1891, in Decatur, Georgia, United States, his father, William H Shores, was 36 and his mother, Margaret A, was 30. He married Susan Alice Barlow on 7 December 1913, in Decatur, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Mount Pleasant, Gadsden, Florida, United States in 1945. He died on 22 May 1975, in Leon, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Quincy, Gadsden, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Harvey Shores
1891–1975
Susan Alice Barlow
1898–1932
Marriage: 7 December 1913
Mildred Rebecca Shores
1916–2005
Jenette Shores
1920–
Jerres Shores
1921–1926
Charles Wm Shores
1923–1927
Shores
1929–1929
Harvey Gainey Shores
1931–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1913
Decatur, Georgia, United States
children

(6)

    Mildred Rebecca Shores

    Female1916–2005Female

    Jenette Shores

    Female1920–Female

    Jerres Shores

    Female1921–1926Female

    Charles Wm Shores

    Male1923–1927Male

    Shores

    Male1929–1929Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William H Shores

    Male1855–Male

    Margaret A

    Female1860–Female

siblings

(8)

    Isaac J Shores

    Male1885–Male

    Sarah A C Shores

    Female1889–Female

    Male1891–1975Male

    Female1894–1965Female

    James Early Shores

    Male1894–1969Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 2

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Shore 1 and 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jannette Shores in household of Tallie Hammett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William H Shores, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Harvey Shores, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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