Margarete Allie Shipp

1 September 1848–13 May 1930 (Age 81)
Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Margarete Allie

When Margarete Allie Shipp was born on 1 September 1848, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Reid Shipp, was 52 and her mother, Frances "Fannie" Gonce, was 44. She had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Zachariah Taylor Brittain. She lived in Wood, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 2, Wood, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 May 1930, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Taylor Brittain
Margarete Allie Shipp
William E Brittain
James L Brittain
Ann E Brittain
Isaac Henry Brittain
Weaver Gillette Brittian
Alice Brittain
Ross Carroll Brittain

Spouse and Children



    William E Brittain


    James L Brittain


    Ann E Brittain


    Isaac Henry Brittain


    Weaver Gillette Brittian


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 1

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 22

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a boatbuilder or a mariner, from Middle English ship ‘ship’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie N Brittain in household of Zachery T Brittain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie Britton in household of Zack Z Britton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margret A Brittain in household of Zachariah T Brittain, "United States Census, 1880"

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