Earl Maurice Valley

23 June 1897–29 June 1953 (Age 56)
Saint Francisville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States

The Life of Earl Maurice

When Earl Maurice Valley was born on 23 June 1897, in Saint Francisville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States, his father, Levi Valley, was 22 and his mother, Alice Maude Sharp, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Zelma Anne Johnson. He lived in Ridgeway, Henry, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Randolph Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 June 1953, at the age of 56.

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Earl Maurice Valley
Zelma Anne Johnson
Earl Maurice Valley
Edwin Valley
Joan Valley

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 2

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Middle English valeye.

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

Sources (3)

  • Earl M Valey in household of Levi Valey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl M Valley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl Valley, "United States Census, 1940"

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