Edward B. Shay

9 September 1885–29 April 1974 (Age 88)
Maloy, Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edward B.

When Edward B. Shay was born on 9 September 1885, his father, Jeremiah Shay, was 35 and his mother, Anna Bridget Cunningham, was 29. He married Myrtle Quick on 21 August 1929, in Guadalupe, Texas, United States. He lived in Benton Township, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 29 April 1974, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward B. Shay
Myrtle Quick
Marriage: 21 August 1929

Spouse and Children

21 August 1929
Guadalupe, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Shay


    Anna Bridget Cunningham





    Margaret Mary Shay


    Marinetta Shay



    Julia Shay


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Shea .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eddie B Shay in household of Jeremiah Shay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward B Shay, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Texas, County Marriage Records, 1817-1965

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