John M. Shrimp was born Jan. 18, 1848, in this county, and is a son of Jacob and Hannah Shimp, the former a
native of New Jersey, and the latter of Ohio, who came to this county in an early day. John was reared on the farm,
and received a good education, attending college two terms. He married Miss Sarah J. Longley March 16, 1870; she
was born in Elkhart county, this State, April 15, 1849; 2 of their 3 children are living, to-wit: Delbert and Andrew.
Mr. S. owns 60 acres of land, worth $65 an acre, in Harris tp., P. O., South Bend.
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
St. Joseph County
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