Joan M Shill

30 May 1903–27 October 1994 (Age 91)
Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joan M

When Joan M Shill was born on 30 May 1903, in Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Henry Shill, was 24 and her mother, Anna Vurpillat, was 23. She lived in Chamberlain, Brule, South Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 27 October 1994, in Millbrae, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Cornelius Andrew Donoghue
Joan M Shill

Spouse and Children

    Cornelius Andrew Donoghue



Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry Shill





World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English (Gloucestershire): unexplained.2 Americanized spelling of Schill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joan M Shill in household of Joseph G Shill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joan Shill Donahue, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joan Shill Donahue, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

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