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Multiple Origins for the Surname Shippee


Scottish


The descendants of the Boernician tribe of ancient Scotland were the first to use Shippee as a surname. It is a name for a shepherd, one who guarded sheep. In Scotland, the name was often Latinized as pastor in early charters. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
In this latter case, the Biblical reference to paschal lamb, the Lamb of God or Agnus Dei should be understood.

Shippee Early Origins



The surname Shippee was first found in Peebles, where William and Walter Shepherd (recorded in the Latin form "Pastor") were cited in legal documents in the year 1262. One hundred years later we find a branch of the family in Morayshire, where Henricus Scyphard held land in Elgin in 1363. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Shippee Spelling Variations


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Shippee Spelling Variations



Over the years, Shippee has been written It appears under these variations because medieval scribes spelled names according to sound rather than by any over-arching set of rules. Shepherd, Sheppard, Shepphard, Sheepheard, Sheepherd, Shippert, Shepard, Shephard and many more.

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Shippee Early History


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Shippee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shippee research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1513, 1565, 1605, and 1649 are included under the topic Early Shippee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shippee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shippee Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shippee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shippee In Ireland


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Shippee In Ireland



Some of the Shippee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 206 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



When these Boernician-Scottish settlers arrived in North America they brought little with them and often had restart their lives from scratch. Through time, much of their heritage was lost, and it is only this century through Clan societies and highland games that many have recovered their national heritage. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Shippee family to immigrate North America: John Shepherd, who sailed from Aberdeen to Quebec in 1834 and settled near Brantford Ontario; John Shepherd was a Loyalist with the Royal Garrison Battalion, who moved to Nova Scotia in 1784..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shippee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shippee (post 1700)



  • W. A. Shippee, American politician, California State Senator
  • Wanton A. Shippee, American politician, U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th California District, 1909
  • Franklin M. Shippee, American politician, Member of Vermont State House of Representatives from Mendon, 1888
  • Elmer R. Shippee, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  9. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Shippee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shippee 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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