James Hartwell Shipman

7 December 1924–24 June 1985 (Age 60)
Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of James Hartwell

When James Hartwell Shipman was born on 7 December 1924, in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, his father, David Neeley Shipman, was 41 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Smith, was 40. He died on 24 June 1985, in Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

David Neeley Shipman
1883–1957
Mary Elizabeth Smith
1884–1981
Mattie Maude Shipman
1901–1979
David Bennie Shipman
1905–1964
Harvey Hamilton Shipman
1908–1974
Doris May Shipman
1911–1998
Nina Marie Shipman
1913–2015
Mary Louise Shipman
1915–1999
Ruby Jewell Shipman
1917–1982
Fred R. Shipman
1921–1957
Paul W Shipman
1923–2009
James Hartwell Shipman
1924–1985

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Mattie Maude Shipman

    Female1901–1979Female

    Male1905–1964Male

    Harvey Hamilton Shipman

    Male1908–1974Male

    Doris May Shipman

    Female1911–1998Female

    Female1913–2015Female

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1941

Age 17

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a shepherd, Middle English schepman (literally ‘sheep man’). 2. occupational name for a mariner, or occasionally perhaps for a boatbuilder, Middle English schipman (literally ‘ship man’).

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

Sources (3)

  • James Shipman in household of David N Shipman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Shipman in household of David Shipman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Hartwell Shipman, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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