WCV Min. of the OOP (Overseers of the Poor) (Hockett). Meeting of 01 May 1854:She is referred to in the below as E. SHIPLET:
p. 228 [numbered 226]: Ord. G. W. Rose & Brother allowed $2.50 for making coffin for Rachel Harpor, poor person.Ord. Walter Johnston allowed $10 for nursing & funeral Expence of Mrs. Spoon, poor person.Ord. James Lowery allowed $2.50 for making coffin for Mrs. Welch.Ord. John S. King allowed $15 for nursing Sarah Cunningim in her Last Sickness.Ord. Cole & Barr allowed $3 for blanks furnished Os. Poore.Ord. Christopher Myars allowed $5 to aid in his support; to be applied by John Maden.Ord. Jacob Morell allowed $2.50 for making coffin for Stephen Davenport & $1.25 for making coffin for Polly Anderson.Ord. B. H. Pemberton allowed $3 for Articles furnished E. Shiplet, poor person.Ord. Henry Davenport allowed $5 for aid rendered Mary Duncan, poor person; to be applied by John Madon.Ord. David McCrackin allowed $2.50 for making coffin for Mrs. Ellis & $1 [?] for making coffin for C. Flanagan’s child.Ord. A. C. Maxwell allowed $10 for medical aid rendered Bowman.Ord. Wm. Litteral allowed $2.50 for making coffin for Margaret Wallace.Ord. Jane Roe allowed $5 for aid as midwife to Rachel Roberts.
In same work, a "Mrs. Shipley" died in c1855:p. 235 [numbered 233]: Meeting of [blank] day May 1855.Present: JLD, Prest., DBC, JMd, LF, PF, TJMcC, & ARP, Overseers: Ord. James McCann allowed $3.50 for making coffin for Polly Rudy & child.Ord. Jacob W. Viss [Vess] allowed $2 for making coffin for Mrs. Shipley.