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Joshua K. Shinn
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Birth: Dec., 1839
Waynesboro City
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1920
West Virginia, USA

In the 1870 Mason County, West Virginia census for the Cologne District, Joshua is listed as a 30 year old farmer. His wife is Alzina/Elzina age 33, In the home are Rebecca J. age 9, Charles Shinn age 7, Louisa age 5, Samuel Shinn age 2, Laban Sayre age 18 and Daniel Sayre age 12. Laban and Daniel were Joshua's step sons by Alzina's first husband.
In the 1880 Jackson County, West Virginia census in Election district 43 and page 448d, Joshua is listed as age 40 and a farmer. His wife Alzina is listed as Elvina in this record and age 48. In the home are Charles age 17, Louisa age 14, Samuel age 11, Manerva age 9 and Ira age 5.
In the 1900 Jackson County, West Virginia census for Ripley District, Joshua is listed as a 60 year old farmer. His wife is Elzina age 68. In the home are Samuel age 31, Manerva C. age 28 and a grandson, Charles Mc. Ray age 3. Joshua and Elzina are listed as married for 39 years and that they had 10 children of whom 7 were still living at the time of this census.
Listed in the 1910 Jackson County census in Ripley District on Roll 1681, Book 2 and page 252a as a farmer. His wife is Elzina age 76. In the home are Minerva age 35 and a grandson, Charles M. Ray, age 14.
Joshua is buried in the Shinn Cemetery. 
 
Burial:
Shinn Family Cemetery
Fairplain
Jackson County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Record added: Jan 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10372434
 


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