Harman Shipman

Brief Life History of Harman

Harman Shipman was born on 28 January 1772, in Harmony Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States as the son of Harmanus 'Harmon' Shipman and Elizabeth. He married Mrs. Susanna Shipman about 1810. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Augusta Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 March 1855, in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Boiles Run Baptist Church Cemetery, Augustaville, Rockefeller Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Harman Shipman
Mrs. Susanna Shipman
Marriage: about 1810
Lydia Shipman
Mary Shipman
Elizabeth Shipman
William Shipman
Lydia Shipman
Mary Shipman
William C Shipman
Rebecca Shipman

Sources (10)

  • Hiram Shipman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Birth and Baptism of Hermanus Shipman, son of Herman & Elizabeth Shipman
  • Harman Shipman, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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