Biography of John P. Shipe
Forest County, PA Biographies





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.

From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
Pennsylvania
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Chicago, 1890.


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies Counter

NAVIGATION

Forest County, PA Biographies

Online
Biographies

Pennsylvania
Biographies

Pennsylvania
Histories

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012