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Alfred Shirer1

Male
b. 11 April 1864, d. 20 July 1912


Father James Riley Shirer1 b. 30 April 1824, d. 23 October 1900
Mother Ann Elizabeth Nelson1 b. circa 1830
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Note*   Alfred was killed when an engine exploded on the train he was on. He was a conductor but it is unknown whether he was a passenger or working on this train which belinged to the L. B. & M. Railroad. His death certificate indicates he was widowed. 
Birth* 11 April 1864  Adamsville, Muskingum Co., OH, Some census records say Alfred was born in Illinois. His death certificate says Adamsville1,2 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Edgar County, Elbridge Township, Series: M593, Roll: 218, Page: 68B, August 19
(enumerated with father, Riley Shirar)
10, 360, 318, Shirar, Alfred, 5, M, W, , , , Illinois, , , , , , , , , ,1 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Edgar County, Paris Township, ED 99, Series: T9, Roll: 205, Page: 154A, June 14
Boydston Street
(enumerated with father, Jas R Shirer)
38, 215, 231, Shirer, Alfred, W, M, 17, , Son, 1, , , , Clerk-Abstract Office, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio3 
Death 20 July 1912  Bay City, Matagorda Co., TX2 
Death Cert* 20 July 1912  Bay City, Matagorda Co., TX, Name: Alfred E. Shirer
Death date: 20 Jul 1912
Death place: Bay City, Matagorda, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 48 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 11 Apr 1864
Birthplace: Adamsville, Ohio
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse's name:
Father's name: J.R. Shirer
Father's birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio
Mother's name: Anna E. White
Mother's birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio
Occupation: Ry. Conductor
Residence:
Cemetery name: Glenwood
Burial place:
Burial date: 25 Jul 1912
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2050831
Digital GS number: 4165869
Image number: 684
Reference number: cn 18174
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-19762
Burial* 25 July 1912  Glenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Muskingum Co., OH2 

Citations
  1. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S838] Texas Deaths 1890-1976, online http://search.labs.familysearch.org.
  3. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.


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