Velma Isabel Shinkle

14 May 1908–5 May 1997 (Age 89)
Trenton Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life of Velma Isabel

When Velma Isabel Shinkle was born on 14 May 1908, in Trenton Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States, her father, John Samuel Shinkle, was 50 and her mother, Hattie Rosetta Rideout, was 43. She married Frederick Ernest Heard on 24 September 1941, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States. She lived in Prescott, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Quincy, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 5 May 1997, at the age of 88.

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Frederick Ernest Heard
Velma Isabel Shinkle
Marriage: 24 September 1941

Spouse and Children

24 September 1941
Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 5

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Schinkel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Velma Shinkle, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Velma Shinkle in household of Hattie R Shinkle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Velma Shinkle in household of John S Shinkle, "United States Census, 1910"

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