When James H. Shortill was born in 1870, his father, James Shortill, was 33 and his mother, Ellen Granan, was 31. He married Margaret E. Sullivan on 8 February 1902, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Portland Ward 5, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1910 and Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 20 years.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.