Essie Lorene Chandler

July 1886–17 January 1947 (Age 60)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Essie Lorene

Essie Lorene Chandler was born in July 1886, in Iowa, United States as the daughter of Bennett Chandler and Elizabeth Lawson. She married Emmet Arthur Shipman on 2 November 1903, in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States. She died on 17 January 1947, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Emmet Arthur Shipman
Essie Lorene Chandler
Marriage: 2 November 1903

Spouse and Children

2 November 1903
Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Bennett Chandler


    Elizabeth Lawson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker and seller of candles, from Middle English cha(u)ndeler (Old French chandelier, Late Latin candelarius, a derivative of candela ‘candle’). While a medieval chandler no doubt made and sold other articles beside candles, the extended sense of modern English chandler does not occur until the 16th century. The name may also, more rarely, have denoted someone who was responsible for the lighting arrangements in a large house, or else one who owed rent in the form of wax or candles.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Essie L Chandler in household of Bennett Chandler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Essie L. Chandler, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Essie L. Chandler, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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