Elmer R Sheets

Male26 September 1896–February 1969

Brief Life History of Elmer R

When Elmer R Sheets was born on 26 September 1896, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel H Sheets, was 29 and his mother, Emma Anetta or Nettie Grove, was 29. He married Marie A Ulery on 4 July 1916, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Donegal, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died in February 1969, at the age of 72, and was buried in Donegal Cemetery, Donegal, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elmer R Sheets
Marie A Ulery
Marriage: 4 July 1916
Donald J Sheets

Sources (10)

  • Elmer R Sheets, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer Sheets, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Elmer Sheets, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1916Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    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.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 9

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schütz (see Schutz ).

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

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