- Birth Date
- 22 December 1825
- Death Date
- 30 October 1894
Robert, his wife Eliza, children Mary, Louisa, Ann and Emma sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Enoch Train.
Birth date is confirmed by his burial record and Find A Grave website.
Surname is spelled "Shinn" in Journal History and "Shin" on the 1860 Utah census.
- Age at Departure: 30
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census, Utah County.
- Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company papers, 1856, Folder contents: (1) Journal, 1856 June-September.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 26 September 1856, 23.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 254.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 162.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.