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Shepperson Early Origins



The surname Shepperson was first found in Durham where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century. They were later found in Cumberland in 1332 when John Schephirdson held estates in that county.

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Shepperson Spelling Variations


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Shepperson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shepperdson, Shipperdson, Schipperdson, Schepperdson, Shepherdson, Sheperdson, Sheppardson, Shipardson, Shepperson, Sheperson, Shiparson, Sheparson, Shepparson, Shipson, Shepson, Sheppson and many more.

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Shepperson Early History


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Shepperson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shepperson research. Another 331 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Shepperson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shepperson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shepperson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shepperson 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:

Shepperson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Shepperson, who arrived in Utah in 1850
  • Charles Shepperson, who setted in Philadelphia in 1868
  • Charles Shepperson, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shepperson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shepperson (post 1700)



  • Lisa Shepperson (b. 1975), American politician, Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives (2007-)
  • Archibald Bolling Shepperson, Virginia Quarterly Review editor in 1942
  • Sir Ernest Shepperson (1874-1949), 1st Baronet of Upwood, English politician, Member of Parliament for Leominster (1922-1945)
  • Sir Charles Shepperson, of Keyworth House

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Shepperson Historic Events


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Shepperson Historic Events




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Shepperson Family Crest Products


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Shepperson Family Crest Products




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See Also


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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. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Shepperson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shepperson 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 18 February 2017 at 20:55.

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