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Shapley Early Origins



The surname Shapley 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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Shapley Spelling Variations


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Shapley Spelling Variations



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

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Shapley Early History


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Shapley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shapley 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 Shapley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shapley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shapley 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 Shapley 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:

Shapley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alexander Shapley, who arrived in Maine in 1635
  • Philip Shapley, who arrived in Maryland in 1667
  • John Shapley, who landed in Maryland in 1669

Shapley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Shapley arrived in Philadelphia in 1878
  • James Shapley arrived in Pennsylvania in 1878

Shapley Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mary Shapley settled in Bennetts Cove, St. John's Newfoundland in 1717 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shapley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shapley (post 1700)



  • Lloyd Stowell Shapley (1923-2016), American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist
  • Harlow Shapley (1885-1972), American astronomer
  • Lt. General Alan Shapley (1903-1973), United States Marine Corps officer who survived the sinking of the USS Arizona

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Shapley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shapley 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 14 March 2016 at 14:51.

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