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Charles English Shearer
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Birth: May 17, 1881
Indiana, USA
Death: May 8, 1925
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

From death certificate
Father: William M Shearer
Mother: Margaret E English
He was a Civil Engineer

"From drowning while a passenger on the boat M.E. Norman, this being an accident."

M.E. Norman was a sternwheel steamboat operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On May 8, 1925, the M.E. Norman sank after capsizing in the Mississippi River. Tom Lee, an African American riverworker, saved the lives of 32 passengers.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Annette Ostrander Shearer (1883 - 1968)
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 15
 
Created by: Neil Loftiss
Record added: Nov 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101521596
Charles English Shearer
Added by: Neil Loftiss
 
Charles English Shearer
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 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
 
 
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