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Captain William Thomas Shorey of Oakland CA
Posted by: Elizabeth Tilton (ID *****6307) Date: April 28, 2006 at 15:59:22
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1. Captain William Thomas Shorey was born on 13 July 1859 in Barbados, West Indies. The son of a white planter and a black Creole woman, he began his maritime career on a whaling vessel in 1876 at age 17. He married Julia Ann Shelton, daughter of Frank Shelton and Jane (_____), in 1884. He died on 15 April 1919 in Oakland, Alameda County, California, at age 59 in the flu epidemic. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland.

Julia Ann Shelton was born on 10 June 1865 in California. She died on 12 March 1944 in Alameda County, California, at age 78. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland.

Known children of Captain William Thomas Shorey and Julia Ann Shelton were as follows:
i. Zenobia Pearl Shorey was born in August 1888 in California. She died on 26 November 1908 in Oakland, Alameda County, California, at age 20 after becoming ill on the whaling Bark Gay Head in the Hawaiian Islands. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland.
ii. Victoria Grace Shorey was born in August 1898 in California. She married Earl A. LeBeouf on 25 June 1930 in Oakland, Alameda County, California, at age 31. She died on 12 January 1971 in Alameda County at age 72.
iii. William T. Shorey Jr. was born on 25 June 1902 in California. He married Audrey (_____) in 1928. He died on 27 June 1969 in San Francisco, California, at age 67. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California.

Does anyone have this Shorey family in his/her database? Who are the parents of Captain Shorey?
Elizabeth


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