Emma Lucile Atwood

4 November 1903–22 December 2004 (Age 101)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Lucile

When Emma Lucile Atwood was born on 4 November 1903, in Iowa, United States, her father, Harris F. Atwood, was 51 and her mother, Effie Clarissa Miles, was 39. She married Paul Beach Shoemaker in Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Forest City Township, Howard, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 22 December 2004, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in De Leon Cemetery, De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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Paul Beach Shoemaker
Emma Lucile Atwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Wisconsin, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 10
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    Age 28
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Lucile Shoemaker in household of Paul B Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lucile Atwood in household of Harris F Atwood, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Atwood, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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