Wayne Alvin Shipps

18 December 1905–May 1977 (Age 71)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Wayne Alvin

When Wayne Alvin Shipps was born on 18 December 1905, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Arteamus Warner Shipps, was 32 and his mother, Bertha Jane Rumsey, was 20. He married Ruth Jeanette Sollmann on 8 September 1932. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Brunswick, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died in May 1977, in Madison, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wayne Alvin Shipps
Ruth Jeanette Sollmann
Marriage: 8 September 1932
Fred Henry Shipps

Spouse and Children


    Ruth Jeanette Sollmann


8 September 1932
Center, Knox, Nebraska, United States


    Fred Henry Shipps


Parents and Siblings

    Arteamus Warner Shipps


    Bertha Jane Rumsey




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic name for a shipbuilder ( see Shipp ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wane Shipps, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Wayne Shipps, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayne Shipps in household of H Charles Rumsey, "United States Census, 1920"

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