Herbert Shinn

15 September 1870–September 1891 (Age 20)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Shinn was born on 15 September 1870, in Missouri, United States, his father, Robert Franklin Shinn, was 23 and his mother, Martha Virginia Davis, was 16. He lived in Lebanon Township, Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died in September 1891, at the age of 21, and was buried in Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Robert Franklin Shinn
Martha Virginia Davis
Herbert Shinn
Stoke Shinn
Nora Ellen Shinn
John R Shinn
Levi Shinn
James C Shinn
Herman Shinn
Robert Shinn
Nanetta B. Shinn

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1872 · The First National Park

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Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

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A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a Skinner , from Old English scinn, Middle English shin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. In Middle English this word was replaced by the Norse equivalent, skinn.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Herman Shinn in household of Robert Shinn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Herbert Shinn, "Find A Grave Index"

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