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Colonial Ancestors of Anne Arundel, MD

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  • Leonard Hobbs (1739 - 1782)
  • Adam Shipley, Sr (1650 - 1696)
    Adam Shipley was born circa 1650 in Yorke, Yorkshire County, England and died in 1698 at Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Parents: He was the son of Hugh Shipley [see footnotes] Married Lois Howa...
  • Lois Shipley (c.1655 - 1725)
    Lois is not the daughter of Cornelius Howard and she might not have even been a Howard. *** There is also no evidence that Lois, wife of Adam SHIPLEY was a HOWARD, and it is highly unlikely tha...
  • Henry Ayton (1689 - 1762)
    Will of 1762 indicated Jane Ayton Shipley was Henry's granddaughter, Jane Dorsey his widow.
  • Margareth Arnold (1720 - 1800)

The early (pre-Revolutionary War) colonists of Anne Arundel, MD, seem to have been responsible for an unusual number of descendants. Perhaps this is only because they have been unusually well documented.

Families of interest include:

  • Anderson Family
  • Ashman Family
  • Beale Family
  • Boone Family
  • Cheney Family
  • Cromwell Family
  • Dent Family
  • Dorsey Family
  • Edwards Family
  • Fowler Family
  • Gaither Family
  • Gassaway Family
  • Griffith Family
  • Hall Family
  • Hammond Family
  • Homewood Family
  • Howard Family
  • Ijams Family
  • Jacob Family
  • Linthicum Family
  • Plummer Family
  • Ridgely Family
  • Stockett Family
  • Waters Family
  • Wells Family
  • Worthington Family
  • Wyatt Family
  • Yates Family