Person Sheet

Name: Elizabeth Neola Shannon
Birth: 4-18-1902, Wellsville, KS
Death: 8-30-1983 Age: 81
Burial: Wellsville, KS
Father: Harry Austin Shannon (1874-1944)
Mother: Ella Irene Fiehler (1879-1968)
Spouses:
Spouse 1: James Elvas Patton
Birth: 5-13-1894, Wellsville, KS
Death: 5-5-1946, Wadsworth, KS Age: 51
Burial: Wellsville, KS
Cause of Death: Cancer
Father: John Tweed Patton (1852-1942)
Mother: Elnora Jane Wasson (1861-1944)
Marriage: 4-19-1920, Olathe, KS
Children: Yvonne Maree (1920-)
  Infant (Unnamed) (Stillborn) (1922-1922)
  Audrey Avis (Died as Infant) (1924-1924)
  Jerome Edwin (1926-1989)
  JoAnn (1928-)
  Wanda Jean (1930-2009)
  Keith Lyle (1932-1989)
  Lucky Lee (1934-1996)
  Rex Lynn (1936-)
Spouse 2: Otis Hutchison
Birth: 9-29-1888, Wayne County, Iowa
Death: 5-3-1968 Age: 79
Burial: Balwin City, KS
Marriage: 6-14-1949, Olathe, KS
Notes for Elizabeth Neola Shannon
She attended Vespertine and Wellsville High School. After the death of James Elvas in 1946 Elizabeth raised four children as a single parent working for Wellsville’s Dr. Naylor as a housekeeper and caring for an ailing Mrs. Naylor. She was later employed at the Sunflower Ordnance Plant in DeSota, KS for 12 years.
Notes for James Elvas (Spouse 1)
Private, U.S. Army, 329th Infantry, 83rd Division, World War I, served in Europe.

Oil field worker around Wellsville adn McLouth, Kansas.

Member of the Wellsville Methodist Church.
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