The Descendants of Reuben KEITH

Fifth Generation


17. Claude Wilbur SHIPLEY (Hampton Lettie Jane KEITH , John Harvey , Gabriel P. , Reuben ) was born MAY 11 1908 in Sale Creek, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He died FEB 21 2000 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida and was buried FEB 25 2000 in National Cemetary, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Claude resided 1948 in Moved to 4327 Juanita Way, SSP, Fl. from Chattanooga, Tn.. He resided 1935 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He resided 1940 in 2418 12 Street, Chattanooga, Tenn.. He resided 1948 in Moved to Miami, Fl. from St. Petersburg, Fl.. He resided 1961 in Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn. from Miami Springs, Fl.. He resided 1972 in Moved to Pine Level, N.C. from Chattanooga, Tn.. He resided 1992 in Moved to Lakeport, Fla. from Pine Level, N.C.. He resided 1994 in Harkers Island, N.C. from Lakeport, Fl.. He resided 1997 in Moved to the Masonic Home of Fla., SP, FfHI, N.C.. He was employed 1920 in LDOiSC, Tenn. driving a team of mules hauling peaches.. He was employed BET. 1926 - 1929 in HSiC, Tenn. as a truck driver delivering stock to stores.. He 1920 411-01-4473. He 1950 Joined Free and Accepted Masons. He 1992 MMmtMHLN6, Fl. from Daylight Medridian Lodge, Miami, Fl..

1 _MILT
2 DATE 1929
2 PLAC Joined U. S. Army and went to Hawaii as a driver for a Colonel.
1 _MDCL Diagnosed with small cell Lymphoma, August, 1997.


Below is a copy of Claude delayed birth certificate.

Claude married Katharine Lura WILLIS on JUN 5 1937 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Katharine was born 1 SEP 16 1905 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. She died 2 MAY 7 1992 in Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina from cerebral hemmorhage due to fall and was buried MAY 11 1992 in National Cemetary, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Katharine #: 410-10-1461, issued in Tennessee. She resided 4 in Last residence: 27568.

1 _MDCL Suffered from: osteoporosis which caused her to loose 5 inches in height from the onset until her death and macular degeneration which cause almost total blindness. Surgeries: appendectomy, T&A


[Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 3, Social Security Records: U.S., SS Death Benefit Records, Surnames Beginning with S, Date of Import: Aug 11, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.3.66010.186]

Individual: Shipley, Katharine
Birth date: Sep 16, 1905
Death date: May 1992
Social Security #: 410-10-1461
Last residence: 27568
State of issue: TN

They had the following children:

+ 29 F i Linda Kay SHIPLEY
+ 30 F ii Mary Katharine SHIPLEY

19. Coy Rexford SHIPLEY (Hampton Lettie Jane KEITH , John Harvey , Gabriel P. , Reuben ) was born NOV 19 1912 in Coulterville, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He died NOV 21 1964 in Heighstown, New Jersy and was buried after NOV 21 1964 in National Cemetary, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Rex, as he was called by the family, lived in Orlando, Fla. In the summer he would go to South Carolina for the peach season and return to Orlando for the winter orange season. He worked for an orange packing house and was a manager of the groves. When he died he was working in New Jersey. It is not known if he died on his birthday or the day after as he died during his sleep and was not found until morning by Maxine.

Coy married Ellen Maxine PEAVYHOUSE on UNKNOWN in Orlando, Orange County, Fla.. Ellen was born 1 MAY 30 1922 in Unknown. She died 2 MAR 12 1979 in Unknown and was buried after MAR 12 1979 in National Cemetary, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Ellen #: 261-28-0331, issued in Florida. She resided 4 in Last residence: FL 32805.

[Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 3, Social Security Records: U.S., SS Death Benefit Records, Surnames Beginning with S, Date of Import: Aug 11, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.3.66013.172]

Individual: Shipley, Maxine
Birth date: May 30, 1922
Death date: Mar 1979
Social Security #: 261-28-0331
Last residence: FL 32805
State of issue: FL
Zip of last payment: 32803

They had the following children:

  31 F i Dorothy Maxine SHIPLEY
+ 32 F ii Jeannette Rexine SHIPLEY

21. Helen SHIPLEY (Hampton Lettie Jane KEITH , John Harvey , Gabriel P. , Reuben )

Helen married James Dolphus MULKEY on APR 1944 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. James was born UNKNOWN in Unknown. He died APR 10 2000 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Florida and was buried APR 2000 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Florida.

They had the following children:

  33 M i David MULKEY
  34 F ii Jane MULKEY
        Jane married Johnny SWALLOW
  35 M iii Robert MULKEY

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