Biography of Freeman Shelp
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FREEMAN SHELP, son of John, was born in Pennsylyania and came to live at Owego when a mere lad, and commenced to drive stage when but 13 years of age in the employ of Cooley and Maxwell; one of his routes was from Owego to Elmira. He was long a driver on the road and was well known. He married Sally Hill. Of their three children Charles F. Sheip is the only one living. He has followed various vocations, has been a dealer in cattle, also a manufacturer and dealer in lumber, and is now a contractor and the street commissioner of Waverly. He married Mrs. Mary (Hubbell) Monroe, daughter of Isaac Hubbell. Her first husband, Charles Monroe, died in the union army. Mr. Sheip has three children, Gertrude, Ralph and Isabel. Gertrude graduated from the Waverly academy in 1880 and from Genesee Normal school in 1883, and commenced teaching as preceptress at Stamford (Delaware Co.,) seminary and later was preceptress of Hobart graded school. She attended the National Teachers' Association at Denver, Colorado, in 1896 where she stood at the head of the highest rank. She is now preceptress of the Garfield Memorial school at Colorado Springs.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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