Ralph Edward Shipley

February 1918–24 July 2002 (Age 84)
Atlas, Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph Edward

When Ralph Edward Shipley was born in February 1918, in Atlas, Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Irvin Shipley, was 38 and his mother, Lillie Lucretia Glover, was 43. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Violet Griffith Shipley. He lived in United States in 1949 and South Uniontown, South Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1950. He died on 24 July 2002, in Uledi, South Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Masontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ralph Edward Shipley
Violet Griffith Shipley
Judith Shipley
Edward Shipley
Donald R Shipley

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
Age 2
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
Age 23
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name from any of various places called Shipley, in Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Shropshire, Durham, Northumberland, Sussex, and elsewhere, all named with Old English scēap ‘sheep’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Ralph Shipley in household of Lillie Shipley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Shipley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph Shipley, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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