Category Archives: Shane

Shane Family Pictures

I’ve just finished putting together a picture gallery of Shane Family pictures… it includes 21 photos, some old, some new.  Oh…. hover your pointer over the photo to see the title.  Enjoy! Sue

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Obituary, Bridget (Hogan) Shane

The remains of Mrs. Robert Shane, a former resident of this vicinity who died at her home in Cedar Rapids last Saturday night, were brought to this place last Tuesday morning for interment. The funeral was held at the Church … Continue reading

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Michael Joseph “Joe” Shane

Joe Shane was the fifth child of Bridget Hogan and Robert Shane. Records indicate a birth year of anywhere from 1861 to 1870 depending on the source.  When he was just young man, Joe went off to find his fortune … Continue reading

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Robert Shane Handwriting Analysis

Good Evening, Recently I asked Paula Sassi, Certified Master Graphologist to analyze the handwriting of my Paternal Grandfather, Robert N. Shane.  I had only a limited sample, a signature on the probate record for his Mother, Bridget (Hogan) Shane who … Continue reading

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The Treasures

Good Evening, My sister Pat gave me a wonderful gift the other day:  Two books that belonged to our dad, Frank Shane.  The books were stored in an old trunk that was shipped from Iowa to Portland, Oregon, probably when … Continue reading

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Obituary of Theresa McDonough Shane

This article, like the one that follows was provided to me by the Public Library in Crosby, North Dakota.  Publication date and news media are unknown. *************************************************** Aged Lady Died December 18th at Powers Lake Mrs. Theresa Shane, one of … Continue reading

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Mrs. Theresa Shane

Theresa (McDonough) Shane was the wife of James Shane, my dad’s uncle. The Public Library in Crosby, N.D. sent me this lovely article about Theresa, evidently  from a book about the Powers Lake Catholic Nursing Home.  The year of publication … Continue reading

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Obituary of James Shane

“The funeral of Jas. Shane of Stady, who died last Sunday was held from the Catholic Church in this city conducted by Rev. Fr. O’Sullivan, on Tuesday of this week and interment made in the Catholic Cemetery south of the … Continue reading

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The Marriage of James Shane and Theresa McDonough

Wedding of James Shane and Theresa McDonough My grandfather’s brother James Shane married Theresa McDonough on February 13, 1889 in Sand Springs Iowa.  The Delaware County Courthouse provides a detailed record: Affidavit by:    Dennis Kehoe Groom:     James … Continue reading

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From Iowa to North Dakota…….

James P. Shane was born in Sand Springs Iowa in 1864/1865, the third child of Bridget Hogan and Robert Shane.  At the age of 25, James married 19 year old Theresa McDonough, daughter of Frank McDonough and Mary Keyes. Theresa … Continue reading

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