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From: Malcolm Sharp <>
Subject: Re: [NJBurlin] (NJBurlin) SHUMARD
Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 09:53:51 -0700
ref: History of the Shinn Family, Josiah H. Shinn.
The Genealogical and Historical Publishing Company, Chicago, 1903.
Call Number: CS71.S556
John Shinn, third child of John and Jane (Herbert) Shinn, born in New Hanover
Township, Burlington County, New Jersey, 12/8/1785; married Elizabeth Asay in
Monmouth County, 11/1/1809, and moved to Mansfield Township, Burlington County,
New Jersey. The following is the record of children as taken from the Bible of
his daughter-in-law, Hannah (Lyons) Shinn. John died 12/20/1840, near
Georgetown, N. J. Elizabeth died 7/26/1863.
1. John Irick Shinn (7); b. 8/9/1810; farmer; m. Hannah Wilbur, daughter of
Daniel and Mary (Smith) Lyons, 1/15/1837, and had children, who, for the most
part, live in and around Burlington, N. J.:
1. Elizabeth Shinn (8), who m. Joseph Shumard.
2. Catherine Shinn (8), who m. Daniel Cross.
3. John Shinn (8), who died young.
4. Sarah Shinn (8), who married Charles Page.
5. Elnora Shinn (8), who died young.
6. Adam Charles Shinn (8), who m. Meribah Page.
7. Col. John Irick Shinn (8); b. 8/30/1846, near Georgetown; worked on a
farm near Buddtown; in 1864 enlisted in Co. I, 37th N. J. Vol. Inf.; after the
war worked on a farm near Jacobstown; then at New Egypt; then tried the butcher
business at Columbus; in 1878 moved to Burlington, where he has since resided;
joined the National Guard of New Jersey in May, 1881; private in Co. A, 6th
Regiment; lieutenant and captain, 1885; major, 1893; colonel 3d Regiment, 1900;
member of Burlington City Council; Methodist; Republican; a typical American;
married, 12/5/1867, Rachel A. Cranmer, b. 8/5/1843
2. Mary Shinn (7); b. 6/26/1812; m. James Pittman.
3. Charlotte Shinn (7); b. 10/20/1814; m. Samuel Whitehouse.
4. Jane S. Shinn (7); b. 10/8/1816; m., 3/24/1846, Joseph Deviny, of
Wrightstown, N. J.; ob. 4/19/1892.
Malcolm Schalick Sharp
George Shumard wrote:
> Thanks so much for the extract from the Daily Enterprise re Elizabeth
> Shumard. Elizabeth was my great-great grandmother. She was the daughter of
> John Irick Shinn and Hannah Wilber (Lyons) Shinn who are also buried about a
> hundred yards away in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. Curiously, both family
> grave stones are exactly the same design.
> George Shumard