Staunton Female Seminary
Dean of Women, Lenoir-Rhyne College, seven years
Teacher of Mathematics, Mont Amoena Female Seminary
Birth: September, 21, 1865
Death: July 9, 1930
John Daniel Shriey (1836-1892)
Margaret Catherine Shaver Shirey (1836-1896)
Mary Julia Shirey (1864 – 1892)
Luther Schaeffer Shirey (1874 – 1915)
Carrie Alma Shirey (1876-1966)
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery
Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA
From Our Church Paper (New Market, VA), Vol. 19, No. 6, February 11, 1891, p. 2.
The Misses Shirey, daughters of Rev. J. D. Shirey, have taken charge of the Mt. Pleasant Female Seminary, vice Rev. J. A. Linn, who has resigned the position of Principal to accept work elsewhere. The Misses Shirey are well qualified for the duties thus devolving upon them. They are graduates of an excellent college and have had experience in teaching.
The Concord Tribune (Concord, NC), July 11, 1916, p. 1.
MONT AMOENA SEMINARY
Miss Ella Belle Shirey will assume the place of Lady Principal and give instruction in History and Algebra. Miss Shirey’s long connection with the school activities in various capacities, lends confidence in her ability and experience to take care of students. Miss Shirey is attending the summer school at the University of Virginia.