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  • Abiel Shapleigh (1647 - 1687)
    Shapley formerly HowardBorn 8 Aug 1647 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts BayDaughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown][sibling%28s%29 unknown]Wife of Joseph Shapley — married 8 Jun 1665 in C...
  • Alexander Shapleigh, Sr. (c.1574 - bef.1650)
    Evidence needed to support as son of Nicholas Shapleigh concerns Gustave Anjou (1863-1942) was paid $650 by Alfred Lee Shapleigh for his fraudulent genealogy of the Shapleigh family. Marguerite Bl...
  • Alexander Shapleigh, Jr. (bef.1602 - bef.1642)
    Lt John Shapleigh,son of Alexander Shapleigh Jr., born several months after the death of his father.Links*
  • Alexander Shapleigh (1724 - 1762)
  • Alice Shapleigh (deceased)

About the Shapleigh surname

This family appears to have originated in Devon, England. One branch of the family settled in colonial Maine (now part of the United States).

other versions of this surname

notable family members

  • Samuel Shapleigh, College Butler and Librarian of Harvard College (now Harvard University)