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Leroy Swanster Shiplett

Born 4 Apr 1851 in Muskingum County Ohio. Died in Muskingum County Ohio 1932.
Buried in Asbury Chapel Cemetery Muskingum County Ohio.
He married Sarah Hammond, 26 May 1872 in Muskingum Co Ohio.


 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 Leroy SHIPLET   Self   M   Male   W   29   OH   Laborer   VA   OH 
 Sarah SHIPLET   Wife   M   Female   W   31   OH 

 Keeps House 

 OH   PA 
 Admiral SHIPLET   Son   S   Male   W   7   OH      OH   OH 
 Henry SHIPLET   Son   S   Male   W   5   OH      OH   OH 
 Clara SHIPLET   Dau   S   Female   W   4   OH      OH   OH 
 Oral SHIPLET   Son   S   Male   W   2   OH      OH   OH 

Source Information:
Census Place Hopewell, Muskingum, Ohio
Family History Library Film
NA Film Number
Page Number 117B


Wonderful new web pages full of old Shiplett Pictures.


Leroy and Sarah had these children

Henry Shiplett born in Ohio married Blanche Perine
Admiral Shiplett born in Ohio who married Agnes Murphy
Clara Shiplett born in Ohio married to Elmer Riggle
Oral J (Ode) Shiplett born in Ohio married Margaret Simmons

Mentioned in a story sent to me from Ralph Wescott he says, the day before Leroy died they found him talking with elation to brothers who had gone on before.


Mrs., Margaret E. Shiplett,
88 of 2702 Edison Avenue died at 6:50 a.m. Saturday
(June 3) at Good Samaritan Hospital where she had been a patient nine days.

Born on Nov. 24, 1878, near Meadow Farm, she was a daughter of Job and Emily Johnson Simmons. She had resided in the Zanesville area all her life, was a charter member of Coburn Methodist Church, and was a member of the church adult Bible class and Eastern Star Chapter No. 52.

Surviving are a son, Elmer E. of 508 Schaum Avenue; five sisters, Mrs. Prudence Roberts of Mount Perry Route 1, Mrs. Georgia Fleming of 803 McIntire Avenue, Mrs. Marie Roberts of 1251 Maple Avenue, Mrs. Nellie Norris of 310 Hale Road and Mrs. Verna Burkart of West Pike; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Oral J., died in 1928, and a son Maurice died in 1953.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
Eastern Star services will be held at the funeral home at 8 p.m. today.
THE TIMES RECORDER Sunday, June 4, 1967 Zanesville, OH PAGE 6-B


Ode's grandson's obit child of Maurice and Fern Shiplett

Private services will be held for Z.H.S. varsity football player Orel E. Shiplett, 15, at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Hearing- Bryan-DeLong funeral home with Rev. H. P. Garner officiating. Shiplett died suddenly yesterday morning from an illness described as menenegoccial meningitis and will be buried at the Asbury chapel cemetery.

Dr. Daniel Caudy, city health commissioner, said yesterday that no plans have been made to quarantine the members of the high school football team because the boy became ill after the team practiced. Earlier it was believed that this step might be necessary to stop an epidemic throughout Zanesville.

Shiplett son of Mrs. Fern Shiplett of 354 E. Indiana Street, complained of an illness Wednesday evening when he returned home from football practice, his mother said. He was a carrier for the Times Recorder and became violently ill after delivering his papers Thursday morning. He died at 10:15 a. m. yesterday at his home. Young Shiplett apparently was feeling well during workouts Wednesday morning and afternoon according to his coach George Vlerebone.

He was a member of the Church of the Brethren at White Cottage. Surviving, in addition to his mother are a sister, Patty Lee Shiplett, the grandparents, Mrs. Margaret Shiplett of Fairmont avenue and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gus of 724 Amelia street and a number of nieces and nephews.

THE TIMES RECORDER Saturday, September 4, 1948
Submitted by: Lace Lynch


Glenna Wescott

Mrs. Glenna Westcott, 56 of Zanesville Rt. 2 died at 9:25 o'clock Friday morning at the Marion city hospital where she had undergone surgery Wednesday. She was the wife of Clyde E. Westcott.
She was born in Muskingum county of Feb. 23, 1896, a daughter fo Admiral and Mazie Wortman Shiplett.
Mrs. Westcott was a member of the Asbury Methodist church and the George Ridge Community club.
Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Mrs. William Taylor of Sonora Rt. 1; two sons, Earl of 928 Blue avenue and Ralph Westcott of Marion, O; one brother , Ambrose Shiplett of Cheviot, O; seven grandchildren; and an aunt, Mrs Gertrude Keffer of Zanesville Rt. 2

The body is at the Clyde E. Thompson funeral home in Duncan Falls were friends may call after 3 o'clock this afternoon.
Services will be held at the funeral home at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon with Rev. Robert M. Gay officiating. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel cemetery.Date
Jan 23, 1953 -


Earl L. Westcott,
 86, of Zanesville, died at 10:08 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. Born Aug. 22, 1916, in Muskingum County,
he was retired from Brockway Glass after 35 years, attended Lash High School
and worked in the coal mines during his youth.

Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Hupp Westcott; a son, Dennis Westcott of Zanesville; a daughter, Faye (Mark) Hennessy of Zanesville; a brother, Ralph (Marcella) Westcott; a sister, Mazie Taylor of Zanesville; eight grandchildren, Frankie, Becky, Kermit, Tammy, Tina, Timmy, Timera, Michelle; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Glenna Shiplett Westcott; a son, Wayne L. Westcott; and a granddaughter, Deanna Westcott.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home, 56 S. Fifth St. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dawn Remster officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park.

Originally published Saturday, November 9, 2002


96, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 11:08 AM at Largo Medical Center in Largo, FL
after a brief illness. She was born February 18, 1908, in Zanesville, OH to John and Lizzie (Lyons) Allison.
 She had lived in Largo, Florida since 1967.
 She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Shiplett, a daughter, a grandson and a great-grandson.
She will be buried at Asbury Cemetery.


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