Paula Vestine Shinn

12 June 1889–11 February 1954 (Age 64)
Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Paula Vestine

When Paula Vestine Shinn was born on 12 June 1889, in Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United States, her father, Alexander Bedford Shinn, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Jones, was 23. She married Felix Bolin Jones on 29 May 1910, in Carnegie, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Illinois Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Caddo, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 February 1954, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Felix Bolin Jones
Paula Vestine Shinn
Marriage: 29 May 1910
Wilma Berniece Jones
Robert Lee Jones

Spouse and Children

29 May 1910
Carnegie, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States


    Wilma Berniece Jones


    Robert Lee Jones


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Bedford Shinn


    Elizabeth Ann Jones




    Frank Shinn


    William G Shinn




    Myrtle E Shinn


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 15

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 18

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a Skinner , from Old English scinn, Middle English shin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. In Middle English this word was replaced by the Norse equivalent, skinn.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vesta S Jones in household of Felix B Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vesta Jones in household of Felix B Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reulina B Shiner in household of Alexander B Shiner, "United States Census, 1910"

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