Victoria Ann McGee

Female20 October 1857–11 March 1916

Brief Life History of Victoria Ann

When Victoria Ann McGee was born on 20 October 1857, in Monroe, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henry McGee, was 49 and her mother, Margaret Ann Smith, was 40. She married John R. Shearer on 21 January 1877. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 11 March 1916, in Monroe, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States.

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John R. Shearer
Victoria Ann McGee
Marriage: 21 January 1877
Raymond Sylvester Shearer
Rosa B. Shearer
George E. Shearer
David Anderson Shearer
Ada Hester Shearer
Nellie Margaret Shearer
Grover Cleveland Shearer
Ned Cleo Shearer
Joseph "Joe" Frank Shearer
Grace J Shearer

Sources (5)

  • Victoria Shearer in household of John R. Shearer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Victoria Shearer in household of John Shearer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Victoria A Shearer in household of John R Shearer, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1877
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 6

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aoidh or Mag Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. See also McCoy .

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

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