Anna M Shawkey

October 1898–
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Anna M

When Anna M Shawkey was born in October 1898, in Minnesota, United States, her father, John W Shawkey, was 37 and her mother, Sarah C Anthony, was 30. She lived in Sigel, Eldred Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Eldred Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910.

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John W Shawkey
Sarah C Anthony
Bertha May Shawkey
James Robert Shawkey
Anna M Shawkey

Parents and Siblings

    John W Shawkey





World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 8

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 31

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

Irish or English: probably a variant of Shealy .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Anne M Shawkey in household of John Shawkey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna M Shawkey in household of John W Shawkey, "United States Census, 1900"

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