Pearl Mary Fenton

Female22 September 1895–

Brief Life History of Pearl Mary

When Pearl Mary Fenton was born on 22 September 1895, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John R Fenton, was 26 and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Parke, was 23. She married Albert Shaw Sr. on 10 May 1920, in Lowell, Penobscot, Maine, United States. She lived in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Albert Shaw Sr.
–1977
Pearl Mary Fenton
1895–
Marriage: 10 May 1920

Sources (7)

  • Pearl M Shaw in household of Albert Shaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Mary Fenton, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Pearl Mae Fenton, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1920Lowell, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 3

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1927

    Age 32

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

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places, in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Staffordshire, and Nottinghamshire, so called from Old English fenn ‘marsh, fen’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

    Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Fionnachta or Ó Fiachna ‘descendant of Fiachna’, an old personal name Anglicized as Feighney and sometimes mistranslated as Hunt (see Fee 1 and Finnerty ).

    Scottish: habitational name from Fenton in East Lothian.

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

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