Madison County, Iowa



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Shipman, Allen B

Father: John Bird Shipman
Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Circuit Minister Mother: 
Date of birth: 09 Apr 1844 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Sanbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania Wife: 
Date of death: 27 Jul 1906 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Jefferson, Greene, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Jefferson  
Cause of death: Bright's Disease


  Warren - Belmond, Iowa

  Earl Cranston

  Mary (Allen   ) Cook - Jefferson

  Carrie (Charles   ) Crooks - Jefferson

War record
  Rank: Private Company: K Regiment: 8th
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 11 Sep 1861, mustered in 21 Sep 1861
  Enlistment age: 18 Residence: Wapello
  Mustered out: 20 Apr 1866 at Selma, Alabama
  Service Record: Missing in action and taken prisoner 06 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 11 Jan 1864
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 18 Apr 1884
  Post No.: 55 (75) Age at joining: 38
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 
  Post name: Ralph Dorrance Date joined: 
  Post No.: 478 Age at joining: 
  Place: Bridgewater Transfers: 
  Post name: George H. Thomas Date joined: 08 Apr 1884
  Post No.: 23 (142) Age at joining: 52
  Place: Jefferson Transfers: 
Sources: Roster Iowa Soldiers: Alen B; Ex-Soldiers living Ia. 1886: Corp - Winterset, (Shipman A. B.); Post 55 Desc Book #75; Wapello Repub 02 Aug 1906 & Graves Reg: b. 9 Apr 1844, death, family
Notes: Greene County History, p.437 - Sudden death...long article family history - married Sophronia E Armstrong 24 Jun 1875 at Vinton, Iowa - 4 children - Mary (Allen) Cook of Tulsa, Okla.; Carrie (Charles) Crooks of Jefferson; Warren R. of Belmond, Iowa; Earl Cranston, died 30 Sep 1900. A. B. was ordained at Red Oak, served at Churdan, Scranton, Patten, 1897 Jefferson.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 03 Jan 2006.