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Leroy Fletcher Shirer1

Male
b. 25 May 1850, d. 30 July 1933


Father Rev. John W. Shirer1 b. circa 1820, d. circa 1875
Mother Sarah Jane Stiers b. 1826, d. 15 July 1902
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Family Mary Elizabeth Fouser b. 30 January 1850, d. 7 November 1920
Marriage* 1871  Principal=Mary Elizabeth Fouser1 
Children  1. Frederick W. Shirer b. Oct 1874
  2. Mabel E. Shirer b. Mar 1875
  3. Caroline A. "Carrie" Shirer b. Aug 1878
  4. Sarah Grace Shirer b. 6 Mar 1880
  5. M. Josephine Shirer b. May 1881
  6. Ruth A. Shirer b. 22 May 1884, d. b 4 Jun 1900

Birth* 25 May 1850  Adamsville, Muskingum Co., OH1,2 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Indiana County, Blairsville Borough, Series: M653, Roll: 1116, Page: 43B, June 3
(enumerated with father, J W Shirer)
16, 99, 95, Shirer, LeRoy F, 10, M, , , , , Ohio, , , 1, ,3 
Marriage* 1871  Principal=Mary Elizabeth Fouser1 
Census* 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Township, Akron, ED: 161, Series: T9, Roll: 1068, Page: 45B, June 14
134 Arch Street
06, 452, 597, Shirer, Fletcher, W, M, 30, , , , 1, , , Works in Reaper Works, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
07, 452, 597, Shirer, Mary, W, F, 30, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeps House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
08, 452, 597, Shirer, Frederick, W, M, 6, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
09, 452, 597, Shirer, Mabel, W, F, 5, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
10, 452, 597, Shirer, Caroline, W, F, 2, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
11, 452, 597, Shirer, Grace, W, F, 2/12, Mar, Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
12, 452, 597, Shirer, Sarah J, W, F, 53, , Mother, , , 1, , At Home, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Pa, NJ4 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Township, Akron, Ward 2, ED: 61, Series: T623, Roll: 1323, Page: 83A, June 4
Sheet 3A, 139 Arch Street
04, 43, 45, Shirer, Fletcher L, Head, W, M, May 1850, 50, M, 29, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Bookkeeper Sullivan & Nu??, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, F, H,
05, 43, 45, Shirer, Mary E, Wife, W, F, Jan 1850, 50, M, 29, 6, 5, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
06, 43, 45, Shirer, Fred W, Son, W, M, Oct 1874, 26, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Co. Board of Education, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
07, 43, 45, Shirer, Mabel E, Daughter, W, F, March 1875, 25, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Stenographer, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
08, 43, 45, Shirer, Carrie A, Daughter, W, F, Aug 1878, 22, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
09, 43, 45, Shirer, S Grace, Daughter, W, F, March 1880, 20, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
10, 43, 45, Shirer, Josephine, Daughter, W, F, May 1881, 19, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Kindergarden Teacher, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
11, 43, 45, Shirer, Sarah J, Mother, W, F, July 1826, 73, Wd, , 1, 1, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,5 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Ward 6, ED: 154, Series: T624, Roll: 1234, Page: 20A, April 15
Sheet 2A, 129 Arch Street
13, 16, 17, Shirer, Leroy F, Head, M, W, 59, M1, 39, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, Bookkeeper, Paper Mill, W, No, 0, Yes, Yes, , O, F, H, , , ,
14, 16, 17, Shirer, Mary E, Wife, F, W, 60, M1, 39, 6, 4, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
15, 16, 17, Shirer, Carrie A, Daughter, F, W, 32, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, Office Work, Goodyear Co, W, No, 0, Yes, Yes, , , , , 10, 7, 9, 46 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Township, Akron, Ward 6, ED: 190, Series: T625, Roll: 1440, Page: 95A, January 2
Sheet 2A, 129 Arch Street
04, 22, 28, Shirer, Leroy F, Head, R, , M, W, 69, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, Yes, Bookkeeper, Paper Bag Co, W,
05, 22, 28, Shirer, Mary E, Wife, , , F, W, 69, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, Yes, None, , ,
06, 22, 28, Fouser, Sara, Mother, , , F, W, 89, Wd, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, Yes, None, , ,
07, 22, 28, Shirer, Carrie, Daughter, , , F, W, 42, S, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, Yes, Clerk, Rubber Co, W,7 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron, Ward 2, ED: 77-21, Series: T626, Roll: 1874, Page: 245B, April 2
Sheet 1B, Block 31, 129 Arch Street
67, 18, 22, Shirer, L Fletcher, Head, O, 9000, R, No, M, W, 79, Wd, 21, No, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, Clerk, Paper Mill, 7x47, W, Yes, , No, ,
68, 18, 22, Shirer, Carrie, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 52, S, , No, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, Clerk (Office), Rubber Factory, 7x65, W, Yes, , , ,
69, 18, 22, Dice, William M, Son-in-Law, , , , No, M, W, 50, M, 25, No, Yes, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, Interior Decorator, Own Account, 8590, O, Yes, , Yes, Sp Am,
70, 18, 22, Dice, Grace S, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 50, M, 25, No, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, Interior Decorator, Own Account, 8590, O, Yes, , Yes, Sp Am,8 
Death* 30 July 1933  Akron, Summit Co., OH1,9 
Death Cert 30 July 1933  Akron City Hospital, Akron, Summit Co., OH, Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
Name : Leroy Fletcher Shirer
Titles :
Death date : 30 Jul 1933
Death place : Akron, Summit, Ohio
Birth date : 25 May 1850
Estimated birth year :
Birth place : Ohio
Age at death : 83 years 2 months 5 days
Gender : Male
Marital status : Widowed
Race or color : Caucasian
Street address : 129 Arch St.
Occupation :
Residence :
Burial date : 01 Aug 1933
Burial place : Glendale
Cemetery name :
Spouse name :
Father name : John W. Shirer
Father titles :
Father birth place : Ohio
Mother name : Sarah J. Stiers
Mother titles :
Mother birth place : Ohio
GSU film number : 1992879
Digital GS number : 4001882
Image number : 1388
Certificate number : fn 427082
News/Obit* after 30 July 1933  Obituary,

Former Adamsville Resident Dies At Home in Akron



    Word has been received by friends here of the death of Leroy F. Shirer at his home in Akron as the result of an operation. He was 83 years of age and had been a resident of Akron for 50 years. He was unusually active for his age and continued at his work and was able to walk to the hospital where the operation was performed. He was a fiathful member of the M. E. Church.


    The son of a Methodist minister, Mr. Shirer was born in Adamsville on May 25, 1850. In 1871 he was married to Mary Elisabeth Fouser.


    Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. O. L. Dorworth of Detroit, Mrs. Grace Dice and Miss Carrie Shirer of the home.. One son, Fred W. Shirer of Wheeling, W. Va. also survives.


    Burial was made at Glendale cemetery in Akron.




Appeared in the Adamsville Register, 1933.


1 
Burial 1 August 1933  Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit Co., OH2 

Citations
  1. [S102] Adamsville Register Obits 1890-1939, R. Douglas Kreis.
  2. [S260] Ohio Deaths 1908-1953.
  3. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S64] Ohio Death Certificate Index.


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