Della Gay Shrum

Female26 July 1889–21 November 1983

Brief Life History of Della Gay

When Della Gay Shrum was born on 26 July 1889, in Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, her father, Walter Jeremiah Shrum, was 22 and her mother, Rosa Ann Starr, was 24. She married Elzie William Wise on 20 October 1905, in Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Salina, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Saline Township, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 21 November 1983, in Pryor, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Pryor, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elzie William Wise
Della Gay Shrum
Marriage: 20 October 1905
Eula Mae Wise
Lola Ree Wise
Alvin William Wise
Wilma Florene Wise
Leota Wise
Opal Bernice Wise
Elsie Geneva Wise
Jeff Davis Wise
Elmer Garfield Wise
Rosa Marie Wise

Sources (13)

  • Delie G Wise in household of Elzie Wise, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Deller Shrum, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Dellah Wise in household of Elzy W Wise, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1905Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

    Age 15

    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 27

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schramm and Schrum .

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

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