Patricia Ann Shirley

1948–2002 (Age 54)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Patricia Ann

When Patricia Ann Shirley was born in 1948, in Kansas, United States, her father, Harold Vernon Shirley, was 26 and her mother, Emma Mae Schierbaum, was 25. She died in 2002, in her hometown, at the age of 54, and was buried in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Vernon Shirley
1922–1987
Emma Mae Schierbaum
1923–2010
Patricia Ann Shirley
1948–2002

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 0

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Age 6

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.
1963

Age 15

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Hampshire, Surrey, and the West Midlands, all so called from Old English scīr ‘bright’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Patricia A Copeland in entry for Emma M Shirley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Patricia Ann Shirley Copeland, "Find A Grave Index"

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