Maggie Eugenia Shipman

13 January 1872–3 December 1953 (Age 81)
Henderson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Maggie Eugenia

When Maggie Eugenia Shipman was born on 13 January 1872, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph S. Shipman, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Nancy Dawson, was 35. She married John William Staggs on 8 November 1895, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Hendersonville Township, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Brevard, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States for about 33 years. She died on 3 December 1953, in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Gordon Henry
1860–1947
Maggie Eugenia Shipman
1872–1953
Marriage: 19 September 1914
Claud W Stags
1898–
Frank W Henry
1898–
Patrick Gordon Henry
1899–1974
Ben J Stags
1900–
W Jeff Stags
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1914
Henderson, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Claud W Stags

    Male1898–Male

    Frank W Henry

    Male1898–Male

    Patrick Gordon Henry

    Male1899–1974Male

    Ben J Stags

    Male1900–Male

    W Jeff Stags

    Male1903–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1834–1904Male

    Elizabeth Nancy Dawson

    Female1836–1905Female

siblings

(11)

    William Egletus Shipman

    Male1856–1930Male

    Mary Jane Shipman Aiken

    Female1858–1915Female

    Martha Elizabeth Shipman

    Female1861–1907Female

    Esther Florence Shipman

    Female1863–1899Female

    Thomas J Shipman

    Male1867–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 5

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Maggie E Henry in household of Patrick Henry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maggie Stagg in household of Benjamin F Stagg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie E Shipman in household of Joseph Shipman, "United States Census, 1880"

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