Shipman Township, Macoupin County IL

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Shipman Township
Macoupin County, Illinois

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Towns in Shipman Township
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Population in 1870
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The population for Shipman Township in 1870 was 1,517.
The towns in Shipman Township are:

De Piasas Information

Illinois Place Names:
DE PIASAS (Macoupin). Now Piasa.

Piasa Information
Lat 390657N Long 0900725W

Illinois Place Names:
PIASA (Macoupin). PO est. 19 Nov 1849; active. CB&Q. Formerly De Piasas. Pop. (RM58) 100.

Piasa is mostly located in Section 20 of Shipman Township. Piasa was established on a creek before 1875. Piasa Post Office was used on the 1860 Federal Census. By 1875, the Rockford, Rock Island, and St Louis Railroad ran by Piasa.
Piasa still exists as a small town on Route 16.

History of Piasa contributed by Mrs. Howard Reno

Shipman Information
Lat 390703N Long 0900239W

SHIPMAN (Macoupin). PO est. 2 Feb 1853; active. Inc-t-3/6/1867. GM&O. Pop (1960) 417.

Shipman was established before 1875 in Section 24 of Shipman Township. Shipman Post Office was used on the 1860 Federal Census. In 1875, the Chicago, Alton, and St Louis ran through Shipman. Shipman's population in 1980 was 581 and, in 1990, the population was 624. Shipman is located on Route 16.

History of Shipman contributed by Jim Frank

Lester Kahl murders Marguerite Slaughter Kahl - 1924

The Cyclone, Shipman and Plainview Vicinity, 1883, Macoupin County Ilinois, from the Carlinville Democrat, typed and donated by Sue McMurry

1927 7th & 8th Class courtesy Cheryl Ratz Gross

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