Josiah Shipp IV

Brief Life History of Josiah

When Josiah Shipp IV was born on 1 April 1770, in Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Josiah Shipp III, was 53 and his mother, Anne "Nancy" Cox, was 46. He married Ester M Joyce on 13 April 1790, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Northern Division, Marshall, Mississippi, United States in 1840 and Marshall, Mississippi, United States in 1841. He died on 6 September 1843, in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States.

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Josiah Shipp IV
Ester M Joyce
Marriage: 13 April 1790
Andrew Ship
Sarah Ship
Mary Shipp
William Shipp
Zerah Zid Shipp
Josiah Shipp V
Ester Ship
Telitha Shipp
William Martin Shipp
Ewell Ship

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  • Josiah Ship, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Josiah Shipp, 'WikiTree'
  • Josiah Ship, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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Name Meaning


nickname for a mariner or perhaps a boatbuilder, from Middle English schip ‘ship’. Compare Shipman .

in addition, the name may occasionally also have been topographic or habitational, referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a ship. Surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in English.

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

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Josiah Shipp

Josiah Shipp Shipp's Bend, just below Centerville and on the north side of Duck River was first settled by a man of English parentage, Josiah Shipp, for whom the bend was named. His wife, prior to h …

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