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Bernice Myron Shirar1,2

Male
b. circa 1894, d. 18 October 1991


Father Oliver Perry Shirar1 b. 16 August 1862, d. 2 March 1946
Mother Ida Mae Post1 b. 26 August 1867, d. 11 October 1951
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Family Myrtle Clair Slattes b. 8 January 1894, d. 10 March 1968
Marriage* circa 1915  Houston, Harris Co., TX, Principal=Myrtle Clair Slattes3 
Divorce* after 1920  Principal=Myrtle Clair Slattes3,5 
Child  1. Myrtle Bernice Shirar b. c 1913

Birth* circa 1894  Houston, Harris Co., TX1 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Texas, Harris County, Justice Precinct, ED: 40, Series: T624, Roll: 1561, Page: 31A, May 2
Sheet 31A, 4406 Eli
(enumerated with father, Perry O Shirar)
42, 397, 408, Shirar, Bernice, Son, M, W, 16, S, , , , Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,1 
Marriage* circa 1915  Houston, Harris Co., TX, Principal=Myrtle Clair Slattes3 
Draft Registration* 5 June 1917  4912 Oak St., Houston, Harris Co., TX, World War 1 Draft Registration Card A - (5 June 1917)
Registration Card
Form 1: 1535
No.: 280
Order number:
1) Name in Full
Given Name: Bernice Miron
Family Name: Shirar
Age in Years: 23
2) Home Address
#: 4912
Street or R.F.D.: Oak
City or Town: Houston
State: Texas
3) Date of Birth
Month: January
Day: 2
Year: 1893
4) Are you
1): Natural born citizen:
2): Naturalized Citizen:
3): an Alien:
4): or have you declared your intention?
Specify which: Natural born
5) Where were you born?
Town: Runge
State: Texas
Nation: USA
6) If not a citizen, of what nation:
7) What is your present trade, occupation or office?
: Merchant & Bicycle Mechanic
8) By whom employed: Self (O.P.Shirar & Son)
Where employed: Houston Texas
9) Have you a father, mother, wife child under 12 or brother under 12, solely dependant on your support?
Specify which: Wife & Child
10) Married or single (Which)?: Married
Race (specify which)?: Caucasian
11) What military service have you had?
Rank: None
Branch:
Years:
Nation or State:
12) Do you claim exemption from draft?
(specify grounds): Dependants

I Affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true.

(Signature or Mark) B.M.Shirar

If person is of African descent, cutoff this corner.

Registrar's Report: 42-3-21A
1)
Tall, medium or short
(specify which): Medium
Slender, medium or stout
(specify which): Slender
2)
Color of Eyes: Brown
Color of Hair: D. Brown
Bald:
3) Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, eye, or both eyes or is he otherwise disabled? (specify): None

I certify that my answers are true, that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows:

Signature of Registrar: J.A.Lenk
Precinct: 30
City or County: Houston
State: Texas
Date of Registration: June 5, 19174
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Texas, Harris County, Justice Precinct, Houston, Ward 6, ED: 99, Series: T625, Roll: 1815, Page: 114B, January 11
Sheet 8B, 601 Brunner Ave
80, 194, 194, Shirar, Bernice, Head, O, M, M, W, 25, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Texas, , United States, , United States, , Yes, None, , ,
81, 194, 194, Shirar, Myrtle, Wife, , , F, W, 26, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Texas, , Pennsylvania, , Pennsylvania, , Yes, None, , ,
82, 194, 194, Shirar, Myrtle B, Daughter, , , F, W, 6, S, , , , , , Texas, , Texas, , Texas, , Yes, None, , ,3 
Divorce* after 1920  Principal=Myrtle Clair Slattes5 
(Informant) Death Cert 2 March 1946  Houston, Harris Co., TX, Name: Oliver Perry Shirar
Death date: 02 Mar 1946
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 84 years 6 months 14 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 16 Aug 1862
Birthplace: Carol County, Indiana
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Unknown
Father's birthplace:
Mother's name: Unknown
Mother's birthplace:
Occupation: Minister
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Glenwood Cemetery
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 04 Mar 1946
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2218354
Digital GS number: 4030566
Image number: 3350
Reference number: 12983
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Principal=Oliver Perry Shirar5
(Informant) Death Cert 11 October 1951  Houston, Harris Co., TX, Name: Ida Mae Shirar
Death date: 11 Oct 1951
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): white
Age at death: 84 years 1 month 1 day
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 26 Aug 1867
Birthplace: Kansas
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Steven Post
Father's birthplace: Wis.
Mother's name:
Mother's birthplace:
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Glenwood Cemetery
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 13 Oct 1951
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2074869
Digital GS number: 4167149
Image number: 824
Reference number: 52440
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Principal=Ida Mae Post5
Death* 18 October 1991  Houston, Harris Co., TX2 

Citations
  1. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S211] Texas Death Index, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/summary/search.cgi.
  3. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S576] Unknown subject, WWI - Draft Registration.
  5. [S838] Texas Deaths 1890-1976, online http://search.labs.familysearch.org.


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