Shelby Jean Gardner

14 August 1937–15 February 1985 (Age 47)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Shelby Jean

When Shelby Jean Gardner was born on 14 August 1937, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Carman Harold "Carmie" Gardner, was 26 and her mother, Lindon Airlean Sells, was 28. She lived in Elkhorn Magisterial District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 15 February 1985, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 47.

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James Ellis Caldwell Sr
Shelby Jean Gardner

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    James Ellis Caldwell Sr



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 4

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

Age 13

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Shelby Jean Gardner in household of Carmie Gardner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Shelby Jean Gardner in entry for James Ellis Caldwell and Teresa Darlene Rocchetti, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Shelby Jean Caldwell, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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