Simeon D. Shiplett
Born 15 Sep 1832 in Muskingum County Ohio. Died Jun 1912. Buried in Fayette County Ohio. Religion Methodist. Simeon served in the military. Visit my military page.
Event: a history of Fayette County Biography 1881 OH, Fayette Co
Note: "Simeon Shiplett, farmer, is a son of Rolland Shiplett, a native of Virginia, who came to this state at the age of twenty-one, settling in Muskingum County, where he still resides. He married Elizabeth Franklin, who born him twelve children, of whom ten are living: Nelson, Simeon, Lennetta Ann, Alfred, William, Charles, Ephraim, George, Elizabeth, Leroy. The deceased are Nathan F. and Eliza. Both parents are living. Our subject was born September 15, 1834, in Muskingum County, where he remained till attaining his majority, when he removed to this county. May 22, 1856, he married Hester Ann Bates, of this county. They had seven children: Mary Elizabeth, William Austin, Eliza Jane, Johnnie Martin, Simeon R., Dora B., and Effie. William A., Eliza J., and John M. have passed away. In 1862 he enlisted in Company K, 90th O.V.I. and remained till the close of the war, participating in the battles of Stone River, Chickamauga, Resaca, Franklin, Tennessee, and Nashville. Was a good soldier, and deserves honorable mention in these pages. He owns twenty-eight acres of land on the Waterloo and Holland road, mostly in a good state of cultivation. Is a Republican, and has held the office of constable for several years. Is a respectable farmer, and good citizen."
Simeon married Hester Anna Bates, 19 May 1856 in Fayette Co Ohio.
R Shiplett; Born 3 Mar 1863 in Fayette County Ohio.
Elizabeth Shiplett; Born 1858 in Fayette County Ohio. She married Elza
B Shiplett; Born 1866 in Fayette County Ohio. She married Melvin Bryan.
iv. Effie Shiplett; Born 14 Feb 1869 in Fayette County Ohio.
Shiplett; Born Jul 1883 in Fayette County Ohio.
vi. William Austin Shiplett; Born 1860 in Fayette County Ohio. Died before 1880
vii. Johnnie Martin Shiplett; Born 1875 in Fayette County Ohio. Died before 1880
viii. Eliza Jane Shiplett; Born 1872 in Fayette County Ohio. Died before 1880
Simeon R Shiplett married 1st
Spouse Ella Dawson
Obituary ABT 15 FEB 1924 OH, Pickaway Co, New Holland
Note: unknown newspaper:
Simeon R Shiplett Dies Suddenly - Passes Away Before Physician Arrives. New Holland, Feb 12. Death suddenly claimed Mr. Simeon Shiplett, 61 at his home here Tuesday morning at one o'clock. Mr. Shiplett, who lived alone, became ill during the night and went to the house of his sisters, Miss Effie, and Miss Myrta, living next door, for assistance. He was suffering with his heart. A call was sent for a physician but Mr. Shiplett died before he could arrive. He is survived by one son, Paul Edward, and four sisters, Miss Effie, Miss Myrta, Mrs Melvin Bryant living here and Mrs. Elza Carr of Chillicothe. The funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at one o'clock at the Christian Union Church and burial will be made in the local cemetery. Rev...(unreadable).
2 i. Paul Edward Shiplett
Shiplett married Melvin Bryan
Dora and Melvin had this child
1. Paul Edward Shiplett. Born 10 Dec 1913 in Fayette County Ohio. Died 14 Feb 1992 in Avon Park Fl.
He married Elsie Regina Mershon (Jennie) Name Change To Marchand.
They had the following children:
Dixie Lee Shiplett
Sep 1941 in Fayette County Ohio. Dixie was killed 1985 in Cal.