JOHN SHIPLEY

Male 1811 - 1850


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  • Name  JOHN SHIPLEY 
    Born  18 Sep 1811  Claybourne Co.,TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Jun 1850  On Plains -abt 78 miles after Missouri River Crossing Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  15 Jun 1850  On Plains Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Source for death date and location
      Hamblin, Jacob, Autobiography and journal, 1850 June-1854 Apr; 1870 Apr., 13-15, in Jacob Hamblin, Papers, 1850-1877.
      I Started for the vally of the great Salt Lake[.] I had nine in family[.] the Second of June we war [were] organedise [organized] with the Saints that ware the[n] redy to to cros the plaines by Elder Orsen Hide [Orson Hyde.] this company cansisted of one hundred wagons with from three to nine pursones [persons] to a wagon[.]
      I c[r]osed the Missourie [Missouri] River with my family the 8th of June[.]
      10th [.] we ware visited by the Chiefs of the Oto [Ottawa] tribe of Indians[.] with thare interpeter they demanded ten cents a wagon f[o]r the privilige of pasing through thare teritory[.]
      11th travailed ten miles[.] campt and finished organiseing the company[.]
      12th< went about 13 or 14 miles[.] wood and water plenty[.]
      13th travailed 17 miles[.] butiful preitie[prairie] Country
      14th 18 miles[.] crosed Salt Creek[.] Campt in the Pawnee teritory[.] 15 trav traval some twenty miles[.] wood and water Scars [scarce.] Stood gard[.]
      15th travaild ten miles[.] Brothr John Shipley d[i]ed with the colery [colera] and willes [Willis] Johnson and some two or three others[.] this was in truly a mournfull Scene to See women mourning for thare Husbands and Childrin for thare Fathers[.] but we ware obliege [obliged] to leav them on the plaines burying them as desent [decent] as we could[.]

      Updated death info-Kerri Harris 10/25/2005
    Person ID  I221  Jacobson/Dickson
    Last Modified  25 Oct 2005 

    Family 1  MARY (Polly) SHUGGERS,   b. 10 Sep 1824, Berkshire Garden,Tazewell,VRGN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1910, Riverdale,Weber,UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 May 1844  NAUVOO,HANCOCK,IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Marriage license number 837 in Hancock, Illinois. From the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900. Found online.
    Family ID  F122  Group Sheet

    Family 2  SARAH Caroline PERKINS,   b. 28 Sep 1817, Pendleton,WHITE,TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1843, Ramus, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Sep 1836  Hancock Co.,IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Andrew Jackson SHIPLEY,   b. 17 Dec 1837, , Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1918, Round Valley, Inyo, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. NANCY ELIZABETH SHIPLEY,   b. 12 Dec 1840, NAUVOO,HANCOCK,IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1927, MORGAN,MORGAN,UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hiram Jasper SHIPLEY,   b. Dec 1842, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920, Inyo, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. SARAH SHIPLEY,   b. 4 Jan 1843, Macedonia, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1911, Meadow, Millard, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F83  Group Sheet

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