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George Shipley (1726 - 1789)

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George Shipley
Born in Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Marylandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] in Howard, Marylandmap
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Died in Shipley's Advent, Anne Arundel County, Marylandmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jan 2012
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b. 20 September 1726, Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Howard, Maryland[1]


  1. Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995, Robert Shipley in entry for George Shipley, 20 Sep 1726 : accessed 13 Oct 2014 by J. Ricketts; citing CHRIST CHURCH,QUEEN CAROLINE PARISH,HOWARD,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14358.

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On 11 Apr 2017 at 02:05 GMT Jimmy M. Sisson wrote:

FYI: The Shipley Newsletter. April 2010

By Joyce L. Herbert

The land grant for Shipley’s Adventure, consisting of 1,280 acres, was made to George Shipley on April 7, 1761. George, born September 26, 1727, was the grandson of Adam Shipley, the immigrant, and son of Robert and Elizabeth Stevens Shipley. He married Catherine Ogg, the daughter of George and Mary Potee Ogg, in 1747, by whom he fathered nine children. George did not get to enjoy his land and home long, as when approximately 50 years of age, he suffered a serious illness that left him an invalid. Unable to care for his responsibilities, two of his sons, Duncan and Talbot, were appointed, shortly thereafter, his guardians. George Shipley passed away at Shipley’s Adventure on January 15, 1802.

On 14 Apr 2016 at 20:44 GMT Sheryl Mayhew wrote:

He clearly ties into a maternal Shipley line here, but i believe as well, he is actually a Shipley paternity wise. We believe his father sired him with Celia Lovit In Kentucky USA we are a bit lost at this point but i am interested in talking more...

On 14 Apr 2016 at 20:25 GMT Sheryl Mayhew wrote:

Note: I have an ancester with Shipley YDNA matches at 67 markers ... interested in talking to someone about it.

George is 18 degrees from Walter Morrison, 26 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 12 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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