Anna May Nusser

9 February 1932–10 March 2006 (Age 74)
Woods, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Anna May

When Anna May Nusser was born on 9 February 1932, in Woods, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Charles Alvin Nusser, was 29 and her mother, Ada Pearl Morse, was 29. She married Raymond Junior Shafer on 30 June 1950, in Woods, Oklahoma, United States. She lived in Hopeton Township, Woods, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 10 March 2006, in Alva Township, Woods, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Alva Municipal Cemetery, Woods, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Junior Shafer
Anna May Nusser
Marriage: 30 June 1950

Spouse and Children

30 June 1950
Woods, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Alvin Nusser






    Evelyn Or Evie Opal Nusser


    Harlin Wayne Nusser


    Alvin Lee Nusser


    Willard Dean Nusser


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 9

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

South German (also Nüsser): probably an occupational name for a collector or seller of nuts, from an agent derivative of Middle High German nuzzen ‘to pick nuts’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Nusser in household of Charles Nusser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna May Nusser in entry for Junior Shafer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Anna May, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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