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Alexander Shiras (deceased)

Alexander Shiras (deceased)

Alexander Shiras (Shirras) (c.1714 - d.)

Alexander SHIRRAS was probably a shipbuilder (listed as "wright" in Episcopal baptism records).

Charles Peter Shiras (1918 - 1978)

Charles Peter Shiras (1824 - c.1853)

Abolitionist; poet; close friend of Stephen Foster rumored to have written the lyrics for Foster's songs. In 1847 Shiras started an abolitionist journal, the Albatross. While the journal only lasted a ...

Don Shiras (deceased)

ELLEN POSEY Ramey (SHIRAS) (1919 - 2011)

George Shiras, III, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1832 - 1924)

. George Shiras, Jr. (January 26, 1832 – August 2, 1924) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who was nominated to the Court by Republican President Benjamin Harr...

George Shiras, IV (1859 - 1942)

George Shiras, III (January 1, 1859 – March 24, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania. George Shiras (son of George Shiras, Jr.) was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania....

George Shiras, Sr. (1774 - 1840)

George Shiras was born in Mt. Holly, NJ, in 1774. He was a member of the New Jersey Militia, and was sent West in 1794 to help suppress the Whiskey Rebellion. The following year he persuaded his father...

George Shiras, Jr. (1806 - d.)

Hanna Shiras (Perry) (1780 - 1815)

Isiah Shiras (deceased)

Jane Shiras (Hull Sloan) (deceased)

Martha Clark Shiras (deceased)

Mary Shiras (Closey) (c.1828 - c.1853)

Appears in 1850 Pittsburgh census.

Mary Fitts (Shiras) (deceased)

Oliver Shiras (deceased)

Peter Shiras (c.1738 - d.)

Left Scotland with older brother Alexander and sailed to America in 1768. They settled first in Philadelphia, but later removed to Mt. Holly, NJ, where they purchased property, and became men of promin...

Peter Shiras (deceased)

Rebecca Shiras (Thomas) (c.1745 - d.)

Rebecca Morris (Shiras) (c.1852 - c.1916)

Rebecca Shiras (Thomas) (deceased)

Rebecca Shiras (deceased)

Virginia Rose Shiras (Echols) (1918 - 2008)

William Shiras (deceased)

Appears on page 76 of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1815 City Directory.

Winfield Kennedy Wilson (Shiras) (deceased)