Adam Nemiah Shippee

13 May 1854–27 September 1933 (Age 79)
Springfield Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Adam Nemiah

When Adam Nemiah Shippee was born on 13 May 1854, in Springfield Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, his father, Nehemiah Shippee, was 56 and his mother, Laura Lavena Bentley, was 42. He married Alfaretta Allen on 22 March 1873, in Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Springfield, Springfield Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1910 and New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 27 September 1933, in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Springfield Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Adam Nemiah Shippee
Alfaretta Allen
Marriage: 22 March 1873
Oscar Nemiah Shippee
Nora Shipee
Mary Shippee

Spouse and Children

22 March 1873
Three Oaks, Berrien, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Shippey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Adam N Shippee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adam Shippee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adam Shippee, "United States Census, 1900"

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