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Etta May (Wheeler) Shirley (1879 - 1967)

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Etta May (May) Shirley formerly Wheeler
Born in Kansas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Nov 2017
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Categories: Fairlawn Cemetery, Cushing, Oklahoma | Cushing, Oklahoma | Franklin, Kansas.



The early years

Etta May Wheeler was born about 1879 in Kansas to Phillip Wheeler and Sarah Martin. It is believed the siblings are:

Family life

She would marry Samuel Ward Shirley, it is not believed they had any children.

Through the years

In 1880[2]

In 1900[3]

In 1910[4]

In 1920[5]

In 1930[6]

In 1940[7]


She would be buried in the Fairlawn Cemetery in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma[8]

Her death would be mentioned in the Daily Oklahoman[9]


Shirley, Mrs. Etta Mae, 90. Services pending (Davis)


  1. Death Certificate of brother Henry David Wheeler
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Year: 1880; Census Place: Franklin, Jackson, Kansas; Roll: 383; Family History Film: 1254383; Page: 121A; Enumeration District: 108; Image: 0245
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Year: 1900; Census Place: Pawnee, Lincoln, Oklahoma; Roll: 1339; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0127; FHL microfilm: 1241339
  4. Year: 1910; Census Place: Amarillo, Potter, Texas; Roll: T624_1582; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 0198; FHL microfilm: 1375595
  5. Year: 1920; Census Place: Cushing Ward 1, Payne, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1482; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 196
  6. Year: 1930; Census Place: Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma; Roll: 1925; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0007; FHL microfilm: 2341659
  7. Year: 1940; Census Place: Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma; Roll: T627_3323; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 60-7
  8. Find A Grave: Memorial #62966562 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 05 August 2018), memorial page for Etta Wheeler Shirley (7 Apr 1879–24 Apr 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62966562, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Cushing, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Papa Ross (contributor 46901476) .
  9. The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) 27 Apr 1967 Page 28

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with May by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with May:

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