Edna Roy McShane

30 April 1890–1 July 1954 (Age 64)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Edna Roy

When Edna Roy McShane was born on 30 April 1890, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Edward Roy McShane, was 33 and her mother, Clementine Henderson, was 39. She died on 1 July 1954, in Greenwood, Leflore, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ioof Cemetery, Greenwood, Leflore, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Roy McShane
Clementine Henderson
Herbert Felix McShane Sr
Ethel McShane
Edna Roy McShane
Gertrude McShane
Roger Henderson McShane

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Roy McShane


    Clementine Henderson




    Herbert Felix McShane Sr





    Roger Henderson McShane


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seáin ‘son of Seán’ (Irish form of John ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edna Mcshane in household of Edward R Mcshane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna Roy McShane, "Find A Grave Index"

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