SHIPPY, MINERT M (1840 - 1920)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

NAME: Minert M Shippy
REGISTER #: 9384

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt/Co B/12th MI Infantry
ENLISTMENT: 1861/10/21 Benton MI
DISCHARGED: 1863/12/27 Little Rock AK To reenlist
RE-ENLISTMENT: 1863/12/28 Little Rock
RANK/CO/UNIT: Cpl/Co B/12th MI Infantry
DISCHARGED: 1866/02/15 Camden AK

Domestic History

BORN: 1840? NY
AGE: 68
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 6'/Dk, Bk, Bk/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
NEXT OF KIN: Minnie Shippy (wife), Santa Cruz CA

Home History

ADMISSION: 1909/04/05, 1915/03/25, 1919/04/25
DISCHARGED: 1909/05/03 Own Request, 1915/05/15 Own Request
DATE OF DEATH: 1920/01/01
CAUSE OF DEATH: Chronic myocarditis

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #977,061
BURIAL INFO: not noted

Santa Cruz Sentinel (January 11, 1920)

Burial of M.M. Shippy

Word has been received of the death of M.M. Shippy, who for many years was a resident of Santa Cruz and vicinity. Mr. Shippy passed away Jan 1, 1920 at the advanced age of 79 years. After a short service by the Odd Fellows of which he was a member he was given a military burial at Sawtelle. Besides a wife he is survived by a daughter. Mr. H.E. Woolever of Santa Ana and two sons. He also has two brothers, Geo. M. Shippy of Santa Cruz and a brother in the East.

Date of Birth: 1840

Date of Death: 1920-01-01

County: Los Angeles

Cemetery/City of Burial: Los Angeles National

Plot: 39/G/10

Mortuary: SH

Cause of Death: Hrt/Related

Spouse: (Shippy)_ Mary

Occupation: Farmer

Religion: Pr

Height: 6'

Complexion: Dk

Eye Color: Bk

Hair Color: Bk

Local Address: May St. 74

Last City: Happy Valley 08

Native of: NY

Enlisted: 1861/10/21

Discharged: 1866/02/15

Military Unit: MI_ 12 Inf_ Co B

Rank: Cpl

Military Notes: R-BntnP-Shlh&Mddlbrg TN

GAR#: WR32

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
California Death Index
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records
Sawtelle Soldiers Home records

CW Reference: W&R 1896 Roster

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0907


Nelson, Robert L. “SHIPPY, MINERT M (1840 - 1920).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. Accessed 24 July 2021.