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Richard Shipp (1685 - abt. 1724)

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Richard Shipp
Born in St Annes Parish, Essex, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died about in St Annes Parish, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Feb 2012
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Richard Shipp left a will dated 3 Sept 1723 proved by his widow, Mary Shipp, on 19 May 1724 The will names his only two sons Thomas and Richard[1]Both of the sons were under age at the time of their father's death based on court orders that later award them the property left to them in the will.[2]

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  1. Essex County Will Book #4 pgs 55-56
  2. Essex County Court Order Book #7 Pgs 86,91 and 176

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On 17 Jan 2015 at 16:27 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Shipp-68 and Shipp-54 appear to represent the same person because: see note on Shipp-54, these are intended to be the same person

On 14 Jan 2015 at 21:33 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

records indicate that Richard was the son of Josiah and Elizabeth (Brooks) Shipp

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