Lillian Shipman

1895–September 1977 (Age 82)
New York, United States

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Shipman was born in 1895, in New York, United States, her father, Anton J Tisch, was 38 and her mother, Catherine Reagan, was 29. She married John Curley Shipman on 15 June 1918, in Tuckahoe, Eastchester, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1910. She died in September 1977, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Curley Shipman
Lillian Shipman
Marriage: 15 June 1918
John Shipman
dorothy shipman fitzgerald
Francis Shipman
eileen shipman tholl

Spouse and Children

15 June 1918
Tuckahoe, Eastchester, Westchester, New York, United States


    John Shipman


    dorothy shipman fitzgerald



    eileen shipman tholl


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.

Age 8

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Lillian Tisch in household of Anton Tisch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillian Tisch in household of Anthony J Tisch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian Shipman in household of John Shipman, "United States Census, 1920"

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