|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1867|
|Death: ||Sep. 12, 1913|
Married Warren Lincoln Shipley on 25 March 1883
On May 1910, Deffie joined Methodist Church at Orion, Ks. She was active in the community and recorded as "Minnie" in the local newspaper.
Her parents were George A. Dawson (1823-1886) and Sarah A. Nichols (b.July 16, 1840, d.January 27, 1883).
She died in childbirth. According to the story her youngest surving son--Dwight Merle Shipley--passed down, she died giving birth to twins who died with her, Benjamin and (unknown), who would have been her 14th and 15th children.
Leroy William Benjamin
Violet Kate/Katherine Maddy
Alma Rose Etta / Rosetta
Dewey Warren Lincoln
[UNKNOWN CHILD listed as not living in 1900 census...if record is to be trusted. 1910 Census contradicts this information]
Dwight Merle Sr.
Original Shipley homestead where they all grew up is still in Kansas, where descendents of Dewey, his son Gerald and grandaughters Carrol Baker, Linda Schaffer and Charla Shipley still live.
George A Dawson (1836 - 1886)
Warren Lincoln Shipley (1860 - 1948)
John George Shipley (1883 - 1961)*
Henry Elmer Shipley (1884 - 1943)*
Claude Leonard Shipley (1886 - 1971)*
LeRoy William Shipley (1888 - 1964)*
Lovina Ethel Shipley Naylor (1891 - 1986)*
Violet Katherine Shipley Maddy (1893 - 1976)*
Alma Rosetta Shipley Miller (1895 - 1942)*
Dewey Warren Lincoln Shipley (1898 - 1980)*
Barclay Wallace Shipley (1899 - 1970)*
Frank A Shipley (1902 - 1973)*
Warren Floyd Shipley (1904 - 1975)*
Charles Gregg Shipley (1906 - 1979)*
Dwight Merle Shipley (1911 - 1980)*
Maintained by: David Shipley
Originally Created by: Bruce Wertz
Record added: Jun 20, 2008
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