Frank Monroe Shields

Male28 December 1872–29 April 1959

Brief Life History of Frank Monroe

When Frank Monroe Shields was born on 28 December 1872, in Lindsborg, McPherson, Kansas, United States, his father, George Washington Shields, was 31 and his mother, Rosa Ann Graham, was 22. He married Dulcie Ellen Marple on 31 August 1904, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Smoky Hill Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. He died on 29 April 1959, at the age of 86, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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Frank Monroe Shields
Dulcie Ellen Marple
Marriage: 31 August 1904
Lawrence Alden Shields
Francis Marvin Shields
Leland LaVerne Shields
Rosemary Shields

Sources (8)

  • F.m. Shields in household of Geo. Shields, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank Monroe Shields, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Frank Monroe Shields, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1904Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

    Age 5

    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shield 1 (and perhaps occasionally 2, 3, and 4) with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. In the plural form, the surname may also be topographic, for someone who lived in or near some huts, or habitational, from a place so named, such as North Shields (Northumberland) and South Shields (Durham), though these are unlikely to be the main sources of the surname.

    Irish: shortened form of O'Shields , an alternative Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siadhail; see Shiel .

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

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