JOHN P. SHIPE, farmer. P. 0. Marionville, was born in Northumberland county, Penn., September 15, 1840, a son
of Abraham and Sarah Ann (Cuip) Shipe, natives of Northumberland county, and farmers by occupation, former of whom
died in 1866, and latter December 27, 1965. They were prominent members of the German Reformed Church. They reared
nine children. four of whom are living: Jonas, in Kansas; Sarah, wife of Eli Persing, in Northumberland county;
Abraham K., in Jenks township, this county, and John P. The subject of this sketch was reared in his native county,
and in 1865 married Miss Lucinda Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Keller, of Columbia county, Penn. In 1874 they moved
to Forest county, where he has since been engaged in farming and lumbering in Jenks township. Mr. and Mrs. Shipe
have four children: Henry A., Daniel H., Annie Ester and James Albert. Mr. Shipe affiliates with the Democratic
party, and has filled various township offices. The family are members of the German Reformed Church. He is a member
of the I. O. O. F. of Northumberland county, Penn.
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Forest County, PA Biographies
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