Ella J. Shipp

Brief Life History of Ella J.

When Ella J. Shipp was born on 23 December 1863, in Talbotton, Talbot, Georgia, United States, her father, William Hudson Shipp, was 43 and her mother, Nancy Foster, was 29. She married James H. Lumpkin on 29 December 1890, in Talbot, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Talbot, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States in 1910. She died before 1950, in Talbot, Georgia, United States.

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James H. Lumpkin
Ella J. Shipp
Marriage: 29 December 1890
Harris Stine Lumpkin
Sarah Emma Lumpkin
Jennie Mae Lumpkin
Sallie Lumpkin
James Hiram Lumpkin

Sources (5)

  • Ella Lumpkin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella J. Shipp, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Ella Lumpkin in household of James Lumpkin, "United States Census, 1900"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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