Rev John Jay Shipherd (John Jay Shipherd)

Rev John Jay Shipherd

Founded Oberlin College in Ohio and Olivet College in Michigan. From their beginnings, these institutions were dedicated to the ideals of education for all, regardless of gender, race, or ability to pay. (bio by: Matthew)  Family links:  Children:  Henry Zebulon Shipherd (1828 – 1908)*  Edward Payson Shipherd (1831 – 1913)* *Calculated relationshipCause of death: Malaria

Born

  • March, 28, 1802
  • USA

Died

  • September, 09, 1844
  • USA

Cause of Death

  • Malaria

Cemetery

  • Olivet City Cemetery
  • Michigan
  • USA

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