Catharine V Shipman

Female3 November 1843–10 January 1922

Brief Life History of Catharine V

When Catharine V Shipman was born on 3 November 1843, in Greenwich Township, Sussex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, John Fine Shipman, was 34 and her mother, Rachel Smith, was 29. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870 and Phillipsburg Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1880. She died on 10 January 1922, in Greenwich Township, Sussex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, at the age of 78, and was buried in Greenwich Township, Sussex, New Jersey, British Colonial America.

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John Fine Shipman
Rachel Smith
Isaac Shipman
John Shipman
Sarah Elizabeth Shipman
Mary Margaret Shipman
Catharine V Shipman
Isabel Roseberry Shipman
Emma Shipman
Ella Barnet Shipman
Sophia Sharps Shipman

Sources (7)

  • Cathrein Shipman, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Catharine V. Shipman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catharine Van Syckle Shipman, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a boatman or mariner, or perhaps for a boatbuilder, from Middle English schipman ‘ship man’.

English: occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English schep, ship ‘sheep’ + -man.

Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Schepman or of its already extinct variant Schipman, cognates of 1 above.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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