John M Shearer

14 August 1901–13 January 1985 (Age 83)
Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John M

When John M Shearer was born on 14 August 1901, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Henry Shearer, was 36 and his mother, Lydia Elizabeth Mary Beal, was 32. He died on 13 January 1985, in Natrona Heights, Harrison Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ford City, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Henry Shearer
1865–1902
Lydia Elizabeth Mary Beal
1869–1934
Clyde Harvey Shearer
1890–1980
Annie F Sherer
1891–1982
Emma Nancy Shearer
1894–
Lizzie Shearer
1895–
Joseph Philip Shearer
1896–1985
James Wilmer Shearer
1899–
John M Shearer
1901–1985

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 4

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from an agent derivative of Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’; an occupational name for a sheep shearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap. Middle English schere denoted shears and scissors of all sizes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John M Shearer in household of Irael Allshouse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Shearer, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • John M Shearer, "Find A Grave Index"

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