Lucy Catherine Shipe

January 1840–29 December 1924 (Age 84)
Clarke, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lucy Catherine

When Lucy Catherine Shipe was born in January 1840, in Clarke, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Theodore Shipe, was 26 and her mother, Deborah Ann Kendall, was 22. She married James W. Gordon on 11 January 1857, in Clarke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Warren, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Cedarville, Warren, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 December 1924, in United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

James W. Gordon
1830–1908
Lucy Catherine Shipe
1840–1924
Marriage: 11 January 1857
Mattie Gorden
1858–
Alphons Gordon
1860–1878
Sarah Mary Gordon
1862–1891
Charles Gordon
1864–1913
Agnes Elizabeth Gordon
1866–1935
Emma Jane Gordon
1868–
Roberta Ducy Gordon
1871–1941
Luther Gordon
1874–1938
Laura Gordon
1874–1875
Oliver David Gordon
1876–1962
Lula Gordon
1879–1971
Harry Gordon
1884–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1857
Clarke, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

    Mattie Gorden

    Female1858–Female

    Alphons Gordon

    Male1860–1878Male

    Sarah Mary Gordon

    Female1862–1891Female

    Charles Gordon

    Male1864–1913Male

    Agnes Elizabeth Gordon

    Female1866–1935Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 22

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Scheib .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy C Shipe in household of Joseph Shipe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Gorden in household of James Gorden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy Gardiner in household of James Gardiner, "United States Census, 1900"

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