Henry H. Shipley

19 April 1825–16 December 1890 (Age 65)
New York County, New York, United States

The Life of Henry H.

When Henry H. Shipley was born on 19 April 1825, in New York County, New York, United States, his father, William Shipley, was 45 and his mother, Phebe Comstock, was 38. He married Anna Hartshorn Bonsall on 21 June 1848. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 December 1890, in Wyoming, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Henry H. Shipley
Anna Hartshorn Bonsall
Marriage: 21 June 1848
Henry Bonsall Shipley
Anna Bonsall Shipley
Thomas C. Shipley
Henry Shipley

Spouse and Children


    Anna Hartshorn Bonsall


21 June 1848
Hamilton, Ohio


    Henry Bonsall Shipley


    Anna Bonsall Shipley


    Thomas C. Shipley


    Henry Shipley


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World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 11

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 20

In 1844 Spring Grove Cemetery articles of incorporation were prepared. They were granted on 21 Jan 1845. The first interment at Spring Grove Cemetery was on 1 Sep 1845.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English scēap, scīp ‘sheep’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry H Shipley in household of Charles Bonsall, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Shipley in household of Charles Bonsall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • H H Shipley in household of C Bonesall, "United States Census, 1880"

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