Shipman Family History & Genealogy

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Shipman Last Name History & Origin

Updated Sep 13, 2017


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Early Shipmans

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1815 - 1888
1873 - 1942
1913 - 1979
around 1842 - Jul 18, 1912
around 1842 - Jul 24, 1907
around 1845 - Sep 15, 1938
around 1781 - Feb 23, 1846
around 1845 - Feb 19, 1911

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Sample of 20 Shipman Biographies

Dec 17, 1883 - Unknown
Jan 15, 1908 - May 1977
Sep 14, 1907 - Jul 31, 2007
Oct 10, 1944 - Jan 15, 1997
Oct 5, 1901 - April 1973
May 2, 1920 - May 1968
Aug 15, 1905 - January 1970
Nov 17, 1921 - Dec 10, 2010
May 15, 1923 - Jul 12, 2001
Mar 31, 1909 - Sep 15, 1987
May 7, 1914 - Jul 23, 2011
Jul 30, 1924 - Nov 13, 1990
Jun 2, 1937 - April 1987
Apr 23, 1916 - August 1975
around 1978 - Unknown
around 1942 - Unknown
around 1961 - Unknown
around 1960 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown

Shipman Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Shipman family member is 70.4 years old according to our database of 5,888 people with the last name Shipman that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

70.4 years

Oldest Shipmans

These are the longest-lived members of the Shipman family on AncientFaces.

Jan 19, 1868 - April 1974
106 years
Nov 8, 1870 - April 1976
105 years
Dec 28, 1877 - May 1982
104 years
Dec 21, 1882 - November 1986
103 years
Sep 14, 1874 - December 1976
102 years
Dec 19, 1886 - Dec 29, 1988
102 years
Mar 22, 1904 - Apr 22, 2005
101 years
Mar 25, 1905 - Jun 29, 2006
101 years
Sep 26, 1901 - Mar 15, 2002
100 years
Jan 16, 1885 - August 1985
100 years

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Linda Grimm
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John Bogue Shipman enlisted in the 1st Regt 3rd Brc 9th Div of Ohio Militia on Apr 5 1834. afterwards transferred to the 4th Rifle Con 7th Regt-2nd Brig 21 st Div. honorably diseagned June 1, 1841. After moving to the west Va,he was a guide and scout with Federal Army under Gen McChellan Rosecrane, He guided the first troops what is now W.Va. John's son Samuel Wires Shipman served in Gen Custer's Div. thru Civil War, enlisted 1861,Co 3rd W.Va. At one time during the war his squardon was detailed to escort some supply wagons thru a rugged pass in the hills of W.Va. There was a high rock cliffs opposite the road they were traveling on. The enemy had been informed and were concealed back of the cliff and opened fire as the wagons approached many were killed or wounded. Samuel's horse was shot from under him and thought to be dead. He was not hurt but his brother George Washington Shipman was severely wounded with a ball thrue both hip's. When rhe Confedereters gathered the wounded and prisoner's, George was left to die on the roadside. Samuel stayed by his side til he was taken away to prison. Many hours after all were gone Samuel's horse came to conscioueness, got to his feet and staggeres about., Finally he came close enough for George to call him by his name "Pont", He emimedieatily came to George at a quick glance he saw that the horse had only a scalp wound. Ehen Pont lowered his head George caught hold his reins, started to crawl. Son they came to a stump and George began working to get atop the stomp, he did and worked his way up the saddle and proceded down the road. He finally came to a farm house and called at the gate, he was answered by a colored man and told him about the battle and about his condition. The landlady had the colored man to bring him in and they cared for him the best they could. When they learned his name and where he was from the landlady asked if he would be any kin to Samuel Shipman who married Cora Tallmen, her cousin, his reply "only his brother is all' she was sure surprised. He then recieved the bst of care then sent to the hospital were his life was saved. Samuel was released from prison by exchanged and as was their custom he went back on duty and served the remainder of the war. samuel was in the battle of Riebr Mountain in Randolph Co. w.Va. and he was at Appomattox when Gen. Lee surrenered he was one of 15 men detailed to go for Gen. Grant and was close enough to see the part when Gen Lee handed his sward to Gen Grant. Samuel's paper's were in the posession of Mrs. Laola E. shipman Simmons.
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