James Wesley Shedd

18 February 1898–28 February 1985 (Age 87)
Karnes, Texas, United States

The Life of James Wesley

When James Wesley Shedd was born on 18 February 1898, in Karnes, Texas, United States, his father, John William Shedd, was 24 and his mother, Fannie Mae Linder, was 29. He married Bessie Mae Wigley on 22 April 1917, in Bell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Coryell, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 1985, in Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Gentrys Mill Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wesley Shedd
1898–1985
Bessie Mae Wigley
1897–2001
Marriage: 22 April 1917
Clara L Shedd
1919–2004
Eldrid Shedd
1935–
Dorothy Alma Shedd
1920–2019
William Andrew Shedd
1923–1994
Raymond Wesley Sledd
1927–
Millie Jaunett Shedd
1930–1998
Bessie Ruth Shedd
1936–2011
Lenora Ellen Shedd
1938–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 April 1917
Bell, Texas, United States
children

(8)

    Clara L Shedd

    Female1919–2004Female

    Dorothy Alma Shedd

    Female1920–2019Female

    William Andrew Shedd

    Male1923–1994Male

    Raymond Wesley Sledd

    Male1927–Male

    Millie Jaunett Shedd

    Female1930–1998Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hovel, Middle English sched(d)e.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James W Shed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Shedd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J W Shedd, "United States Census, 1930"

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