Biography of Charles D. Shipman


Shipman, Charles D., Hamburg, was born in Bridgewater, Oneida county, N. Y., November 8, 1887. In September, 1861, he enlisted in Co. G, 146th N. Y. Vols., and on account of wounds and injuries received, he was honorably discharged from the hospital at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., the following year. He taught school eighteen terms and practiced law and operated in real estate in the West about twelve years. He then returned to this State and has since devoted his time and energies dealing in real estate. He has married twice; first, on December 25, 1866, to Mary A. Cadwell of Verona, Oneida county, N. Y.; they had a son and daughter. Mrs. Shipman died February 2, 1894, and in August, 1894. Mr. Shipman married Sophia J. Chitenden of Buffalo, N. Y. Mr. Shipman's father, Ezra, was a native of Connecticut, born in 1801, and came to Utica, N. Y., with his parents in 1816. He married Harriet Vickery, and they had five children. Mr. Shipman's mother died February 5, 1882, and his father on February 16, 1882, both of whom were interred in the cemetery at Clinton, N. Y., aged respectively eighty-two and eighty-one years.

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