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Shirey Early Origins



The surname Shirey was first found in Berwickshire 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 Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Shirey Spelling Variations


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Shirey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shearer, Sherar, Sherer, Sheerer and others.

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Shirey Early History


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Shirey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shirey research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1503 and 1587 are included under the topic Early Shirey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shirey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shirey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shirey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shirey In Ireland


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Shirey In Ireland



Some of the Shirey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shirey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Shirey, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • Clara Shirey, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Raymond W. Shirey, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1918

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shirey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shirey (post 1700)



  • J. R. Shirey, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 57th District, 1917-18
  • Clair Lee "Duke" Shirey (1898-1962), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Washington Senators in 1920
  • Bill Shirey (b. 1932), retired American NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver who competed in 72 races
  • Gene "Sxip" Shirey, American composer, performer, and story-teller
  • Charles Frederick "Fred" Shirey (b. 1916), American NFL football player who played from 1940 to 1941
  • Hilbert Shirey, American professional poker player, winner of over $1.4 million

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Shirey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shirey 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 December 2016 at 20:01.

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