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Shealy Early Origins



The surname Shealy was first found in Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat as an offshoot of the Cahills, being directly descended from Tomhas na Sealbuide, or Thomas of the Seals. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Clare where the name assumed Shalloo and represented the first recorded reference to the name.

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Shealy Spelling Variations


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Shealy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shally, Shalvey, Shalloo, Shealy, Shallow, O'Shallow, O'Shally, Shelley, O'Shelley, O'Shalvey and many more.

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Shealy Early History


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Shealy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shealy research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shealy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shealy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shealy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shealy 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:

Shealy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hanora Shealy, who came to New York sometime between 1854 and 1856

Shealy Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Shealy, aged 16, who landed in America from Mitchelstown, Ireland, in 1910
  • Ellie Shealy, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Mitchelstown, Ireland, in 1910
  • John Shealy, aged 22, who settled in America from Coolagarrawroe, Ireland, in 1911
  • Norah Shealy, aged 22, who landed in America from Coolagarrawroe, Ireland, in 1911
  • Terence Shealy, aged 47, who emigrated to America, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shealy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shealy (post 1700)



  • Victor Dalmuth "Vic" Shealy (b. 1961), American football assistant coach for the Kansas Jayhawks
  • Steadman S. Shealy (b. 1958), American attorney and former college quarterback
  • Ryan Shealy (b. 1979), American Major League Baseball first baseman
  • Rod Shealy Sr. (1953-2010), American Republican political consultant and publisher
  • Dal Shealy (b. 1938), American head college football coach for the University of Richmond Spiders
  • Courtney Shealy (b. 1977), American Olympic four-time gold medalist freestyle swimmer
  • Al Shealy (1900-1967), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Alonzo Sheck "Shack" Shealy, former head coach of the Clemson college football program

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Shealy Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Shealy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shealy 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 13 July 2016 at 12:51.

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