Lucille Armeta Egnew

1905–1992 (Age 87)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Lucille Armeta

When Lucille Armeta Egnew was born in 1905, in Indiana, United States, her father, James Wesley Egnew, was 33 and her mother, Eppie R. Kramer, was 29. She married John Howard Shourds on 27 October 1924. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Grass Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in 1992, at the age of 87, and was buried in Chrisney, Spencer, Indiana, United States.

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John Howard Shourds
Lucille Armeta Egnew
Marriage: 27 October 1924
Howard Wesley Shourds
Kenneth Wayne Shourds

Spouse and Children

27 October 1924
Spencer, Indiana, United States


    Howard Wesley Shourds


    Kenneth Wayne Shourds


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Agnew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucile A Epple in household of Wesley J Egneu, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucille Shourds in household of Howard Shourds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucelle Egnew in household of James W Egnew, "United States Census, 1920"

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