Stewart Shipston

b. 12 June 1882, d. 5 December 1923
  • Stewart Shipston was born on 12 June 1882 in New York.
  • He was Laborer, 1900 census in June 1900.
  • Thomas Shipston and Hannah Eliza Clark appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 717 Linnwood Avenue. Other members of the household included Stewart Shipston, Jane Shipston, Edmund Shipston, Fred Shipston, Clark Shipston and George Shipston. The family name is spelled "Shipton." Son Albert is not enumerated in the household.
  • He was a laborer, according to the 1900 census.
  • Stewart Shipston registered for the draft in 1918 in Sacramento County, California, while single and living at 1400 7th Street in Sacramento, an unemployed structural worker.
  • Stewart Shipston appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in San Diego, San Diego County, California, at 728 Market Street living in a small hotel.
  • He was employed as an iron worker, doing structural work.
  • The following appeared on 1 August 1922 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Thomas Shipston, 80 years old, of 1319 Whitney avenue, father of Clark Shipston, prominent coal dealer, died at his home, No. 1319 Whitney avenue, yesterday. He is survived by his wife, Hannah, two daughters and six sons, Mrs. Judy Murtha and Miss Jane Shipston of this city, Albert Shipston of Rochester, Edmund Shipston of Youngtown, Clark Shipston of this city, Stewart Shipston of San Francisco and George Shipston, of La Salle. There is also one sister, Mrs. Sarah Martin of Nottingham, England, and eighteen grandchildren surviving.
         The funeral will be privately held from the family residence tomorrow afternoon at 3:45 o'clock. Rev. David H. Weeks will officiate.
  • Stewart Shipston died on 5 December 1923 at age 41 in McGill, White Pine County, Nevada.
  • He was interred at Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara County, New York.
  • The following appeared on 6 December 1923 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Councilman-elect Clark Shipston reportedly received a message advising him of the death of his brother, Stewart Shipston, 42 years old, at McGill, Nevada. His death occurred Tuesday and resulted from pneumonia. He was an ironworker and for the last 15 years had worked in various parts of the country, with occasional visits to this city. He was last here about one and a half years ago. He was unmarried. The body will be brought back to this city for burial. Arrangements for the funeral are being made.
  • The following appeared on 11 December 1923 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: [Died] In McGill, Nevada, Dec. 5, 1923, Stewart Shipston, aged 41 years, son of Mrs. Hannah Shipston and the late Thomas Shipston, brother of Mrs. Judith Murtha and Miss Jane, Fred and Clark of this city, Albert of Rochester, N. Y., Edmund of Youngstown, N. Y. and George of La Salle, N. Y. Funeral services at the family home, 1319 Whitney avenue, Wednesday, Dec. 12th at 2:30 p.m. Rev. D. H. Weeks will officiate. Burial Riverdale cemetery.
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2015