Submitted by Mary Ann Cole*
William J. Shinn was borne February
5th in Grundy Co. Missouri
Charity Woods wife of Wm. J. Shinn
was Born August 14th 1841 in Kentucky
Sarah F. Wilson wife of Wm. J. Shinn
was Born April 1st 1843 in Putnam County Ind
Elgin Roscoe Shinn Son of Wm. J
& S.F. Shinn was Born Sept 20th 1866
Carmine Shinn was Borne Feb 3d 1868
Putnam Co. Inda.
Alver Olin Shinn was Born Nov 6th
Neva Shinn was Born April 27th 1872
Lorie Shinn was born Nov 21st 1874
at Lizton Ind.
*This Bible was published in 1869,
and evidently came into the family ca.
1873, between the births of Neva
Shinn (1872) and Lorie Shinn (1874). All
events pre-1874 are written in the
same hand and seemed to have been entered at
one time. The Bible was found in an
Indianapolis alley. The finder contacted
the submitter, Mary Ann Cole, after
seeing a query concerning this family in
The Indianapolis Star. Mary Ann Cole
is the granddaughter of Carmine E. Shinn.
Charity Shinn wife of Wm. J.
Shinn died August 8th 1863 at Sulphur Springs
Martin Co Indiana Disease of
Wm. J. Shinn husband of Sarah F.
Shinn died February 20th 1901 at Baylis
Illinois. Died of Apoplexy Age 61
Carmine Shinn son of William J. and
Sarah F. Shinn - died at Indianapolis
Indiana. January 18th 1910 of
Alver O Shinn son of William J. and
Sarah F Shinn died at Indianapolis, Ind..
July 22. 1913 of Pulmonary
Martha Shinn died at Indianapolis,
Ind Sept. 12. 1914
Kathleen Shinn daughter of Roscoe
and Emma Shinn died at Indianapolis. Ind
May 8, 1915. Died of
Tuberculosis of the throat.
Elgin Roscoe Shinn son of William J.
and Sarah F, Shinn died at 1630 W. Morris
Street, Indp'ls Ind Aug 10, 1915 of
Sarah F. Shinn. widow of Wm. J.
Shinn died Friday Aug 31. 1917 at 1630 W.
Morris St. Age 74
Wm. J. Shinn & Charity
Woods was Maine Feb. 7th 1861
Wm. J. Shinn & Sarah F. Wilson
was married Oct. 20 th 1865
ADDITION INFORMATION SHINN
William J. Shinn was the son
of John Shinn and Elizabeth Leachman.
Sarah F. Shinn was ihe daughter ol
William and Polly (Wilson) Wilson
Elgin Roscoe Shinn married Emma
Pierce 25 November 1886 in Putnam
Carmine E. Shinn married AIberta
Rockwell 13 May 1891 in Wyandotte
AIvor Oliver Shinn married Nellie
Donnelly 4 December 1899 lndianapolis,
Neva Shinn died 10 February
1875 and is buried at Palestine Cemetery,
Putnam County, Indiana
William J. Shinn is buried In
Palestine Cemetery. Putnam Counly, Indiana
Sarah F. Shinn is buried in
Plainfield Cemetery, Hendricks Counly. Indiana
Alvor Shinn is buried in Holly Cross
Cemetery. Indianapolis. Indiana
Lorie Shinn was a teacher in the
Indianapolis Public Schools
Martha Shinn was a sister to William
Shinn's father John. Manila is buned in
Palestine Cemetery, Putnam County,