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James Shinn, Sr
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Birth: 1664
Suffolk, England
Death: Jun. 14, 1751
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA

Married Abigail Lipincott, on March 3, 1697 at her parents house.

Father of;

Hannah Shinn Atkinson born in 1702 in Burlington County NJ, married John Atkinson on Sept. 21, 1716. From this union is Hannah, James, Abigail, Elizabeth, Patience, John, David, and Moses.

Hope Shinn Atkinson, born in Burlington County NJ, married Michael Atkinson, on Apr. 23, 1720. From this union is Rachael, Levi, Job, Elizabeth, Mary, Jonathan, Hannah, Michael, and Amos.

Francis Shinn born in Springfirld Townshipo NJ, married Eliazbeth Atkinson on Aug. 13, 1729. From this union is Lavinia, Restore, Samuel, Levi, George, Israel, Vincent, Barzillai, and Isiah.

Joseph Shinn born 1703 in Burlington County NJ, married Mary Budd. From this union is Patience, Rebecca, William, Vestal, Joseph, Benjamin, John, Francis, and Abigail.

James Shinn Jr. married a cousin Hannah Shinn on Nov. 2, 1726. From this union is Ann, Hope, Adam, Robert, and Sarah. Remarried on Oct. 8, 1739 to wifes name unknown at this time. Frpom this union is Hannah, Elizabeth, Mary, and James III.

Solomon Shinn married Mar. 17, 1939 to Mary Antrim. From this union is Thomas, Asa, james, Sarah, Unity, and Caleb. Remarried Mary Bishop and from this union is mary, and Abigail.

Clement Shinn born in New Hanover NJ, married Sep. 9, 1740 to Elizabeth Webb. From this union is Hannah, Peter, Clement, Levi, Jonathan, David, and Elizabeth.

Abigail Shinn Reeve, married to Henry Reeve in 1728.

Susannah Shinn West, married to Bartholomew Wets in 1727

and Marcy or Mercy Shinn [OB Sine Proli]

Some busy body Informed the membership that James Shinn and Abigail Lippincott had declared their intention to marry without coming before the meeting. A committee was appointed at once to speak to John Shinn and his good wife, Jane: Restore Lippincott and his good wife, Hannah: and the obstreperous young people, James Shinn and his fiance, Abigail Lippincott. This incident caused a great amount of talk throughout the community and led the committee to probe the matte to the bottom. On the 5th of the 2nd month, 1697, the church was doubtless crowded to hear the results. The committee reported that the young people were determined to marry, but not having their parents' consent they cold not pass meeting. Old John Shinn and Old Restore Lippincott walked out under a stately beech and began a discussion of the question. Their wives soon joined them, and in a short time peace was restored and parental consent accorded. On the same day James and Abigail declared their intention to marry before the assembled multitude and were applauded by the younger element who were in attendance. One month later they appeared the second time and were set at liberty by the church. The marriage occurred shortly afterwards at the home of Restore Lippincott in the presence of a large assembly of the First People of the Community.

Shortly after the wedding John Shinn conveyed to James one hundred and twenty one acres of land in what is now Nottingham Township and the young people set themselves up. The same year James bought lands of John Butcher and in 1705 was made the sole legatee of the estate of his brother, Francis. In 1709, he purchased lands of John Gadwood and in May, 1712, his father-in-law, Restore Lippincott, conveyed him two hundred and twenty three acres in Nottingham Township. He afterwards became seized of large bodies of land in New Hanover Township and in Ocean County. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Shinn (1631 - 1712)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Lippincott Shinn (1677 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Clement Shinn (1719 - 1794)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Shinn (1651 - 1736)*
  James Shinn (1664 - 1751)
  Thomas Shinn (1666 - 1695)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: bob51357
Record added: Apr 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109091405
 

My 7th Great Grandfather. May you rest in peace.
- Wynona Cisco McDonald
 Added: Jul. 9, 2016

- Ellen Rainey
 Added: Oct. 10, 2015
6th Great uncle, RIP
- L G Shinn
 Added: Aug. 22, 2015
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