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John Shirey1

Male
b. 13 February 1889, d. 31 July 1959


Father George Washington Shirey1 b. 24 July 1862, d. July 1933
Mother Elizabeth Metzger1 b. 8 March 1870, d. 21 February 1967
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Birth* 13 February 1889  Somerset Co., PA, Born in Rockwood or Bradley, Somerset Co., PA.1 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Jefferson County, Amsterdam, ED 116, Series: T624, Roll: 1201, Page: 19A, April 28
Sheet 8A
(enumerated with father, G W Shirey)
17, 147, 156, Shirey, John, Son, M, W, 21, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, Miner, Coal, W, No, 0, Yes, No, , , , , , , ,2 
Death* 31 July 1959  Canton, Stark Co., OH1 
News/Obit* 1 August 1959  Obituary,
JOHN SHIREY


    John Shirey, 70, a retired E.W. Bliss Co. Employee, died Friday in the residence at 1819 Warner rd SE. He had been ill a week.


    Mr. Shirey was born in Pennsylvania and came to Canton 45 years ago. He was a veteran of World War I and had been retired nine years.


    Surviving are two sons, Harry Shirer and John Andrew Shirey of Canton; a daughter, Mrs. Ray Barnes of North Industry; his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Shirey of the home; four brothers, Harry, George and James Shirey of the home and Ross Shirey of Canton; six sisters, Mrs. Della Bunt and Mrs. Grace Price of Canton, Mrs. Alice Brock of Alliance, Mrs. Elizabeth Bernabei of Waynesburg, Mrs. Isabelle Mahaffie of Richville and Miss Evelyn Shirey of the home, and seven grandchildren.


    Funeral rites will be conducted Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Spiker-Foster-Shriver funeral home with the Rev. E. L. Russell in charge. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the parlors Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.



Appeared in the Canton Repository, Saturday, August 1, 1959


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Burial* 3 August 1959  Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, Stark Co., OH3 

Citations
  1. [S167] Roger Barnes Family Research, Roger Barnes.
  2. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S135] Canton Repository.


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