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Shapleigh Early Origins



The surname Shapleigh was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Shapleigh Spelling Variations


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Shapleigh Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shapleigh, Shapley and others.

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Shapleigh Early History


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Shapleigh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shapleigh research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1762, 1414, 1410, 1414, 1427, 1414, 1417, 1419, 1420 and 1427 are included under the topic Early Shapleigh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shapleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shapleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include John Shapleigh (died 1414), of Exeter, Devon, an English politician, Member of the Parliament of England for Exeter in...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shapleigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shapleigh Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Shapleigh settled in Maine in 1630
  • Alexander Shapleigh, who landed in Maine in 1635
  • Nicholas Shapleigh, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1645
  • Philip Shapleigh, who arrived in Maryland in 1667

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shapleigh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shapleigh (post 1700)



  • Bertram Shapleigh (1871-1940), American composer
  • Eliot Shapleigh (b. 1952), American politician, Member of the Texas Senate (1997-2011)
  • Samuel B. Shapleigh, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, 1890, 1891; Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1894; Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1898
  • Eliot Shapleigh, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State Senate 29th District; Elected 1996; Elected 2000, 2002; Elected 2006
  • A. L. Shapleigh, American Republican politician, Member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896 ; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936 (speaker)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Shapleigh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shapleigh Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 January 2016 at 13:41.

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