James Shiner Shippee - son of Jesse Shippee,
husband of Mary Calista Roberts - father of William
Edward Shippee (my great-grandfather)
William Edward & Elizabeth (Eliza) Shippee were
parents of my grandfather Bian. William was the son
of Mary Calista Roberts and James Shiner Shippee.
Eliza was the daughter of Knowlton Wilson & Hanna D.
Great-grandfather William Grayson (Grison) Shippee
This could have been taken in his western days before
he moved back to Vermont. He fathered 10 children,
the first being Muriel, my grandmother.
Granny Adelia Dorion, left of picture in dark dress,
her grandaughter Cecile Smith sitting in front of her,
her daughter Clara in white beside her and her sister
Addie before Clara. They are waiting to visit with
President Theodore Roosevelt.