8/16/2011 at 7:23 AM
To whom it may concern:
The following information was found on the internet.
The birthdate of Nicholas Shapleigh (Shapley) is NOT given.
They are obviously the same man.
I372: Nicholas SHAPLEY (____ - 15 FEB 1662/1663)
Source: !MARRIAGE-DEATH: The Parkhurst Manuscript; Early Families of New London and
Vicinity; Volume 23 R-S; 1938; p. 101
Residence; Boston & Charlestown, Mass.
Kingsweare, Co. Devon; sells land in York to Treworgia, 1641
Nicholas Shapely, Captain of the "George" saled from Bristol, England
m. Anne_________who d. Mar. 26, 1687 , ae 80,
Anne Shapley, prob., same, from Manchester, in town Oct. 14, 1686
James Savage Dict.: His will "gave to his wife (Ann) ' the house in which Mr. Roswell lives, ' which was, of course, one of the best in that town.
Notes for Nicholas Shapley:
To get to Bound Rock, take NH 1-A south, toward Seabrook. Take the first left past the bridge over the Hampton Harbor Inlet, which is Eisenhower Street. Follow Eisenhower to Campton Street, turn right onto Portsmouth Street, then left onto Woodstock Street.
This marker was erected in cooperation with the Town of Hampton.
Located at the junction of US 1 and Rocks Road.
Volume 3 page 359
By Boston Registry Department
17 (10) iSJUL Uppon the xvij*" day of Decembr. Before me Wm Aspinwall Notary & Tab: publ by Authority of the Gener" Court of the Massachusetts admitted & sworne psonally appeared mr Nathaniel Silvester of Barbados merch*. w°h Appearer required me the Notar afores1' for him & in his name to Demand of Cap*. Nicholas Shapley security for fifteene thousand eight hundd & twelve pounds of good merchantable well cured Muscavados Sugar to be pd unto him or his Assignes in Barbados wU*in six months after the Date hereof, a Copy of wch securitie is herewttall sent under mine hand.
Accordingly I the Notary aforesd at request aforesd & wth a draught of the security aforesd did repaire unto the sd Nicholas Shapley to demand him to firme the same, being for the like value Delivered to the sd Capt Shapley by the sd. Nathaniel Silvester, & uppon his denyall to firme the sd writeing I the Notary aforesd did ptest & by these pnts doe ptest against the sd Nicholas Shapley for all damages losses & interests wch the sd Appearer hath or further may suffer thereby, for all wch the sd Nich: Shapley shalbe responsall & lyable to make him due reparations in time & place Convenient. Thus done & passed; & the said writeing for securitie tendred to be firmed in presence of Capt John Allen of Charlstowne.
(The final accounting of this problem is unknown.) EM Stanton, Compiler