Helen A Shaw

30 September 1902–5 August 1997 (Age 94)
Auburn, Bay, Michigan, United States

The Life of Helen A

Helen A Shaw was born on 30 September 1902, in Auburn, Bay, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Andrew N. Shaw and Frances E. Widmer. She married George Edward Carvey on 31 December 1923, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States for about 5 years and Gladwin, Gladwin, Gladwin, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 5 August 1997, in Rochester, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, Gladwin, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Carvey
Helen A Shaw
Marriage: 31 December 1923
Wendell G Carvey
Gerald Gordon "Jerry" Carvey

Spouse and Children

31 December 1923
Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States


    Wendell G Carvey


    Gerald Gordon "Jerry" Carvey


Parents and Siblings


    Frances E. Widmer




    May T Show



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or thicket, Middle English s(c)hage, s(c)hawe (Old English sceaga), or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The English surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.2 Scottish and Irish: adopted as an English form of any of various Gaelic surnames derived from the personal name Sitheach ‘wolf’.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen A Show in household of Andrew M Show, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Carvey in household of George Carvey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Carvey in household of George Carvey, "United States Census, 1940"

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