Myron Shannon (1898-1969)

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Myron Shannon
Myron shannon.jpg
Born: 26 Mar 1898 Springvale Twp., Michigan
Died: 25 May 1969 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: John W. Shannon
Mother: Mary L. Riddle
Siblings: Edward Clark Shannon
Mabel E. Shannon
Myron Shannon
William F. Shannon
Spouse: Elsie May Starr
Married: 26 Apr 1919 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: 1942 Newberry, Michigan
Spouse: Phoebe May VanCamp
Married: 27 Dec 1967 Traverse City, Michigan


Petoskey News-Review, Monday, May 26, 1969:

Myron Shannon
Rites Wednesday

Services for Myron Shannon, 71, who died last night at Lockwood-MacDonald Hospital will be Wednesday, 4 p.m. from Stone Funeral Home. Rev. Norman Crotzer will officiate and interment will be in Conway Cemetery.

He was born March 26, 1898 in Springvale Twp. He married the former Mrs. Phoebe VanCamp McGary in Newberry in 1942. The made their home there until retunring here in 1965.

Mr. Shannon worked in the lumber woods at Newberry until he returned here, then he drove a cab for Ward Davis.

Mrs. Shannon died April 25, of this year.

He is survived by two sons, George McGary, of Petoskey and John McGary, of Lansing; a brother, William Shannon, of Petoskey; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

The body is at the Stone Funeral Home where friends may call.


  • 1920 Federal Census: Emmet County, Michigan
Name: Myron Shannon
Residence: , Emmet, Michigan
Estimated birth year: 1899
Age in years: 21
Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to head-of-household: Son
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Marital status: Married
Film number: 1820763
Digital GS number: 4311588
Image number: 00673
Sheet number: 1
Collection: United States Census, 1920
  • 2nd Marriage, variant: 27 Dec 1967 Traverse City, Michigan [Greathouse L-Archives]
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Shannon, Myron
Date of Death: 5/25/1969
Liber: 1969
Folio: P96
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Shannon, Myron
Age: 71
Born: 3/26/1898
Died: 5/25/1969
Burial: 0/0/0000
Obit: on file, PNR - 05/26/1969
Cemetery: Conway, MI
Obituary: on file - PNR - 05/26/1968