Helen C Shipman (1866 - 1916)

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Manhattan County, New York

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Eva Shipman & Catherine Bowles

Eva Shipman & Catherine Bowles

William Edward Bowles

William Edward Bowles

Henry Ellison "Ellie" Shipman

Henry Ellison "Ellie" Shipman

H.E. Shipman and Mahala Snider Wedding Photo

H.E. Shipman and Mahala Snider Wedding Photo

James Otis Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

James Otis Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Donnie Ray Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Donnie Ray Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Bobbie Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Bobbie Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Grover G[rady] Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Grover G[rady] Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Daisy Bell Hall Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Daisy Bell Hall Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Alice Sasser Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Alice Sasser Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

James William Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

James William Shipman Marker: Apple Hill Cemetery

Rhodia Shipman(Walker)

Rhodia Shipman(Walker)

Mary Eula King(Walker) Obituary

Mary Eula King(Walker) Obituary

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 Roy Shipman, 1890's Eva Shipman & Catherine Bowles William Edward Bowles Henry Ellison "Ellie" Shipman

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1866 - In the year that Helen C Shipman was born, on May 10th, the "banker's bank" - London bank Overend, Gurney and Company - collapsed, beginning the Panic of 1866. Unemployment went up to 8% and wages went down. Only about 16% of joint-stock companies - a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders - weathered the Panic.

1881 - She was merely 15 years old when on March 4th, James A. Garfield became the 20th President of the United States. On July 2nd, he was shot by Charles Guiteau, a lawyer, in Washington, D.C. The wound became infected and Garfield died on September 19. Vice President Chester A. Arthur immediately became the 21st President.

1885 - By the time she was 19 years old, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

1898 - By the time she was 32 years old, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

1916 - In the year of Helen C Shipman's passing, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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Helen C Shipman died on January 9, 1916 in New York at 50 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born around 1866. We have no information about Helen's family.

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