Alice Shippee

19 April 1897–November 1985 (Age 88)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Alice

Alice Shippee was born on 19 April 1897, in Rhode Island, United States. She had at least 1 son with John Gomena. She lived in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States for about 10 years. She died in November 1985, in Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Saint Sebastian Cemetery, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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John Gomena
Alice Shippee
John Edward Gomena

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Larchmont sinks

Age 10

On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Shippey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice Gomena nella famiglia per John Gomena, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice R Gomena nella famiglia per John Gomena, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Gomena, “Rhode Island State Census, 1935”

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