James M Shriver

March 1851–7 May 1920 (Age 69)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James M

When James M Shriver was born in March 1851, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George W Shriver, was 33 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Ellenberger, was 31. He married Victoria C Jones on 6 November 1881, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Sharon, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 7 May 1920, in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James M Shriver
Victoria C Jones
Marriage: 6 November 1881
Clarence Elmer Shriver
Bert Ensley Shriver
Beatrice M Shriver

Spouse and Children


    Victoria C Jones


6 November 1881
Appanoose, Iowa, United States


    Clarence Elmer Shriver



    Beatrice M Shriver


Parents and Siblings



    Thomas Bolton Shriver


    Charles Ellenbarger Shriver


    Andrew J. Shriver


    Hester Elizabeth Shriver



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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 6

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 12

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Schriever .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Schinver in household of George Schinver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Shriver in household of George Shriver, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Shriver in household of George Shriver, "United States Census, 1860"

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