Abijah Shiver

Maleabout 1797–1860

Brief Life History of Abijah

When Abijah Shiver was born about 1797, in South Carolina, United States, his father, John Jacob Shiver, was 35 and his mother, Darcus Manning, was 37. He married Charlotte Payne about 1822, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1860, in Dale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Abijah Shiver
Charlotte Payne
Marriage: about 1822
Phabien Shiver
Elijah Shiver
Sarah Shiver Or Shiner
William Shiver
Samuel Shiver
Daniel Shiver
Isaac Shiver

Sources (3)

  • Abijah Shiver, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bige Shiver in entry for Dan Shiver, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Abijah Shiver, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1822Georgia, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 3

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 6

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 22

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English and Irish Chivers .

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

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