Evelyn Ann Shear

Brief Life History of Evelyn Ann

When Evelyn Ann Shear was born on 6 November 1918, in Wood, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Shear, was 36 and her mother, Stella Rosploch, was 35. She lived in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 9 June 2000, at the age of 81.

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Evelyn Ann Shear

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  • Evelyn Ann Shear, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn A Whitman, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Evelyn Ann Shear Whitman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a beautiful or radiant person, or one with fair hair, from Middle English scher, schir ‘bright, fair’ (Old English scǣre, scīr). In addition, the name may be a habitational name from Shere (Surrey), named from the word above.

Possibly an altered form of German Schier .

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

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