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Mary Ann "Sis" Sommerville Shea
Birth: Jul. 29, 1884
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1969
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Mary Ann Shea was named for her grandmother. She was born and raised in Georgetown. Mary Ann was the mother of William Wolcott Shea USN, John Dwight Shea USN and Robert E. Shea USMC, a recipient of the Purple Heart for injuries he received in the Marshall Islands campaign of WWII. John Dwight is buried at Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Both Robert and Wolcott are buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The military was a family tradition. Mary Ann's great grandfather was Captain William Sommerville of the 8th Penna. Rgmt. Western Dept of the Continental Line. Her uncle Obed Waite Sommerville was a Union soldier in the Civil War having run away from home in D.C. to enlist at the age of 16. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Noel Sommerville (1856 - 1927)
  Josephine Poore Sommerville (1858 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  James William Shea (1874 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  William Wolcott Shea (1904 - 1949)*
  John Dwight Shea (1911 - 1986)*
  Robert Edward Shea (1922 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mabel Louise Sommerville Marceron (1882 - 1960)*
  Mary Ann Sommerville Shea (1884 - 1969)
  Jessie Loretta Sommerville McMahon (1888 - 1956)*
  John Frederick Sommerville (1893 - 1970)*
  Charles McIlvaine Sommerville (1895 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: J Wm Shea on reverse side of stone
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Van Ness, adjacent to Lot 222 1/2, Site 2
 
Maintained by: Cathleen Shea Philip
Originally Created by: connie jansen
Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36809739
Mary Ann Sis <i>Sommerville</i> Shea
Added by: Cathleen Shea Philip
 
Mary Ann Sis <i>Sommerville</i> Shea
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Mary Ann Sis <i>Sommerville</i> Shea
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 Added: Jun. 27, 2010
 
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