Lethanann Lillian Shannon

Female5 September 1899–28 March 1999

Brief Life History of Lethanann Lillian

When Lethanann Lillian Shannon was born on 5 September 1899, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States, her father, Louis Ross Shannon, was 32 and her mother, Hallie Lura McMullin, was 24. She married George Weller Yeager on 30 September 1922, in De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States. She lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 March 1999, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

George Weller Yeager
Lethanann Lillian Shannon
Marriage: 30 September 1922

Sources (6)

  • Lillian Shannon in household of Hollie Shannon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillian S Yeager, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Lillian Shannon in household of Louis R Shannon, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1922De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

    Age 1

    A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.


    Age 28

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning


    shortened form of Shanahan .

    shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seanáin ‘descendant of Seanán’, a personal name based on a pet form of seán ‘old’. This Irish surname became established in Scotland in the 14th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Grandpa McMullin by Lilian Shannon Yeager (Gram)

    Grandpa McMullin and I used to go play basketball games together when my brothers were in school and playing. He had a long white beard and he'd be so excited his beard would stick straight out. I thi …

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