Viola Carlessy Shumpert

12 March 1882–9 March 1953 (Age 71)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Viola Carlessy

When Viola Carlessy Shumpert was born on 12 March 1882, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Noah Pharoah Shumpert, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Ann Keisler, was 35. She married Daniel Simpson Spires on 8 September 1909, in United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Boiling Springs, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 March 1953, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Simpson Spires
Viola Carlessy Shumpert
Marriage: 8 September 1909
Daniel Theonale Spires
Eula Mae Spires
Jesse Lee Spires
Julius Lever Spires
Noah O. Spires

Spouse and Children

8 September 1909
United States


Parents and Siblings

    Noah Pharoah Shumpert


    Margaret Ann Keisler





    Mary Jane Shumpert


    Annie Caroline Shumpert


    James Arthur Shumpert


    Amanda A. Shumpert


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schumpert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Spires in household of Simpson Spires, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola C Spires in household of Daniel S Spires, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola Shumpert in entry for D Simpson Spires, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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