Mary Lou Shelly

12 January 1929–31 July 2007 (Age 78)
Tumbleton, Henry, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Lou

When Mary Lou Shelly was born on 12 January 1929, in Tumbleton, Henry, Alabama, United States, her father, Adie Shelley, was 30 and her mother, Cora Vincie Stephenson, was 23. She lived in Election Precinct 2 Balkum, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1940 and Headland, Henry, Alabama, United States in 2005. She died on 31 July 2007, in Dothan, Houston, Alabama, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tumbleton, Henry, Alabama, United States.

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Adie Shelley
Cora Vincie Stephenson
Mary Lou Shelly

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 12

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shelley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Lou Shelley in household of Aidy Shelley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary L Shelley in household of Adie Shelley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Miss Mary Lou Shelley Whitehead, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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