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 Charles English Shearer

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Charles English Shearer

  • Birth 17 May 1881 Indiana, USA
  • Death 8 May 1925 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Section 15
  • Memorial ID 101521596

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.

Charles E Shearer married Annette Ostrander, Marion County, Indiana, 8/31/1911.


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  • Created by: Neil Loftiss
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101521596
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles English Shearer (17 May 1881–8 May 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101521596, citing Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Neil Loftiss (contributor 47136115) .