Joseph Shipman

1702–17 February 1793 (Age 91)
New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Shipman was born in 1702, in New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Shipman, was 48 and his mother, Abigail, was 38. He married Ruth Hungerford in 1729, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1790. He died on 17 February 1793, in Chester, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Shipman
1702–1793
Ruth Hungerford
1705–1758
Marriage: 1729
Martha Shipman
1723–1784
Deborah Shipman
1741–
Ruth Shipman
1745–1836
Thankful Shipman
1747–
Jonathan Shipman
1751–1775
Israel Shipman
1731–1817
Edward Shipman
1733–1804
Joseph Shipman
1737–1809
Priscilla Shipman
1739–1833
Edmund Shipman
1749–1813

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1729
Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1654–1711Male

    Abigail

    Female1664–1713Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 74

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 79

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a shepherd, Middle English schepman (literally ‘sheep man’). 2. occupational name for a mariner, or occasionally perhaps for a boatbuilder, Middle English schipman (literally ‘ship man’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Shipman, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Joseph Shipman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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