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I have LOTS of info on the Haller/Shinn branch, more than is here (including obituaries and burial info).  Contact me for more.

Servilla Catherine Haller was born 7 Nov 1861 in Nokomis, Montgomery, Illinois to William Haller and Elizabeth Hill. William Haller was born circa 1835 in Illinois or Ohio to Henry Haller and his first wife, Sarah Shipman.  Elizabeth Hill was born Feb 1832 in Illinois, the daughter of Peter Hill and Penelope Scribner.  On 5 June 1881, Servilla married Denver Judson Shinn and they had the following children:

1. William Heman "Willie" Shinn (b. 25 Dec 1883, Galt, California- d. 28 Jan 1955, San Joaquin, California) married Alice May Bidstrup (b. May 1884, California- d. 1 Dec 1924, San Joaquin, California) and they had Nettie Shinn (b. circa 1905), Leona Alice Shinn (b. 16 Nov 1906, San Joaquin, California- d. 12 Apr 1991, Butte, California), Wilma Laverne Shinn (b. 12 Feb 1910, El Dorado, California- d. 6 May 1988, Butte, California)

    Alice May Bidstrup was the daughter of Ferdinand Budstroup (b. Aug 1846 in Denmark) and Elisa Kirstine Jrgensen (b. 21 Jul 1857, Sogn, Oppland, Norway).  For more info on this line, Rootsweb World Connect has several trees.

2. Eugene Charles Shinn (b. 2 Jun 1885, Galt, California- d. 19 Jul 1948, Sacramento, California) married Henrietta P Murphy (b. 14 Apr 1889, California- d. 27 Aug 1979, Alameda, California) and they had three children born after 1920.

    Henrietta P Murphy was the daughter of Thomas Murphy (b. Dec 1833 in Ireland) and Ellen Ryan (b. Jan 1855 in Mass., but an early El Dorado family).

3. Maud(e) Shinn (b. 16 Aug 1888, El Dorado, California- d. 27 Dec 1963, San Joaquin, California) married Lawrence Pilatti (b. 29 Jul 1883, California- d. 18 May 1965, San Joaquin, California).  They had: Norman Lawrence Pilatti (b. 22 Jan 1906, California- d. 25 May 1988, Stockton, San Joaquin, California) and Floyd E. Pilatti (b. 13 Jul 1908, California- d. 1 Mar 1966, Tulare, California).

    Lawrence Pilatti was the son of Christopher (b. 1851, Italy) and Mararet Roberts (b. circa 1863, California) Pilatti.

4. Ethel (or Ethyl) Shinn (b. 8 Jul 1893, California-d. 18 Mar 1979, Sacramento, California) married Arthur Kipp (b. 13 Oct 1885, New York- d. 2 Jun 1961, Sacramento, California) and they had four children, some born after 1920. 

    Arthur Kipp was the son of David H Kipp (b. circa 1853 in New York) and Hattie Brizzie (b. abt. 1856 in New York)

5. Edson Haller Shinn (b. 8 Aug 1897, California- d. 6 Jun 1982, El Dorado, California) married Agnes Josephine Walker (b. 24 Sep 1899, El Dorado, California- d. 17 Mar 1995, El Dorado, El Dorado, California) and they had three children born after 1920.

    Agnes Josephine Walker was the daughter of Frank Xavier Walker (b. 1860 in Switzerland) and Maria Louisa Wallace (b. 28 Oct 1858, Shingle Springs, Cal.- d. 14 Jan 1926, Shingle Springs).  There is a tree on Rootsweb with more info on this branch.

Allied: Hill, Bidstrup, Murphy, Pilatti, Kipp, Walker, Jrgensen, Ryan, Roberts, Brizzie, Wallace

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