Evalina Dorothea Boettcher

19 September 1900–3 September 1963 (Age 62)
Kiester, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Evalina Dorothea

When Evalina Dorothea Boettcher was born on 19 September 1900, in Kiester, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, her father, August Fredrich Boettcher, was 41 and her mother, Katharina Maria Seedorf, was 25. She married Jesse James Shannon on 8 January 1921, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1935 and West Linn Election Precinct 1, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 3 September 1963, in West Linn, Clackamas, Oregon Territory, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Jesse James Shannon
Evalina Dorothea Boettcher
Marriage: 8 January 1921
Eva Shannon
Wilma Shannon

Spouse and Children

8 January 1921
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States


    Eva Shannon


    Wilma Shannon


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 6

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German (Böttcher): occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German botecher, bötticher, bütticher, an agent derivative of botech(e), bottich, bütte ‘vat’, ‘barrel’. See also Binder , Buettner , and Schaeffler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evalena E Shannon in household of Jesse J Shannon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evalena B Shannon in household of Jess J Shannon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelina Boettcher in household of August Boettcher, "United States Census, 1910"

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