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    Milford Bard Shipp

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    • 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandfather of Amy Adams
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 22 
    • Birth Date:
    • 3 Mar 1838 
    • Birth Location:
    • Edinburgh, Johnson, Indiana 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Death Date:
    • 14 Mar 1918 
    • Death Location:
    • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah 
    • Burial Date:
    • 17 Mar 1918 
    • Burial Location:
    • Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 5 May 1866 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah 
    • Notes: 
    • Dr. Milford Bard Shipp was a Mormon who practiced bigamy as he was married to at least four wives.

      Some records state that Dr. Milford Bard Shipp was born at Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana. However, Milford B. Shipp, at the age of 69, gave his birth location as Edinburg [sic], Johnson County, Indiana on his application to the State of Utah for one of the Indian War Veteran Medals.

      Although some sources give Milford Shipp's birth year as 1836, his tombstone has it as 1838.

  • Additional marriages for Milford Bard Shipp


    • Spouse:
    • Mary Catherine Smith
    • Marriage Date:
    • 10 Feb 1872

    • Spouse:
    • Margaret Curtis
    • Marriage Date:
    • 31 Dec 1867

    • Spouse:
    • Mary Elizabeth Hillstead

    • Spouse:
    • Cornelia Sherman Winn

    • Spouse:
    • Alice Eldredge
    • Marriage Date:
    • Nov 1864

    • Spouse:
    • Martha Waggoner

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  • Sources for Milford Bard Shipp

    • 1 Federal Census, UT, Salt Lake County, 1880, Salt Lake City, E.D. 53, p. 25, Image 25 of 27, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 3 Idaho, Death Index, 1890-1964, Death record for daughter Olea S Hill, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 4 Idaho, Death Records, 1890-1967, Death certificate for daughter Olea S Hill, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 5 Salt Lake County, Utah, Death records, 1908-1949, Death record for spouse Ellis Reynolds Shipp, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Application for daughter Olea Shipp Hill, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961, Death certificate for Milford Bard Shipp, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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