Lydia A. Shippee
Wickford Standard Times, Wickford, RI, 25 April 1930, page 1.
Miss Lydia A. Shippee killed in auto accident.
Miss Lydia A. Shippee died suddenly at the Rhode Island Hospital Thursday, April 17 from injuries received by an automobile in Exchange Place in Providence that evening.
Born in North Kingstown Feb. 10 1867 she was a daughter of the late Isaac Shippee and Lydia (Hunt) Shippee.
She taught school at Rock Hill and Pleasant Valley in this town before going to Providence to live, where she was a teacher for a number of years. Her home was at 44 Angel street, Providence. She had many friends and was well liked by teachers and scholars.
The funeral was held at the Remington Funeral Home 1604 Broad St. on East Sunday and was attended by many relatives and friends. There was a large number of floral offerings. Burial was at Elm Grove Cemetery, Allenton.
She is survived by three aunts, Mrs. Susan R. Brown, Mrs. James Freeman and Mrs. Lovancy Swan, all of this town; a nephew, Winfred C. Kingsley also of this town, and by three nieces, Mrs. Mabel Sweet and Mrs. Gertrude Kettelle of East Greenwich and Mrs. Pearl McFarland of Westerly.