Alice L. Shearer

15 August 1876–February 1960 (Age 83)
Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Alice L.

When Alice L. Shearer was born on 15 August 1876, in Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Theodore M Shearer, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Alice Locke, was 28. She lived in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died in February 1960, at the age of 83, and was buried in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Theodore M Shearer
Nancy Alice Locke
Mary Arvilla Shearer
Theodore Michael Shearer
George Shearer
Clara Louise Shearer
Alice L. Shearer
Louis Allgewahr Shearer
Susan Shearer
Grace D. Shearer
Charles Morrell Shearer
Elizabeth Shearer

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World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
Age 1
Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 5
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: occupational name for a reaper of standing crops, a sheep shearer, or someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherer(e) ‘shearer’, an agent derivative of Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’. Middle English schere denoted shears and scissors of all sizes. Compare Sherman .Americanized form of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Scherer or Scherrer , cognates of 1 above. Compare Sharrer .Americanized form of German Scheurer .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Alice M Shearer in household of Nancy A Shearer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice N. Shearer in household of Theodore M. Shearer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice N Shearer, "Find A Grave Index"

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