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Susannah Barnes


NOTES: Dorothy Shipley Granger, editor, "Shipleys of Maryland," (Baltimore: King Brothers, 1971); William Arthur Porter, M.A., "The Descendants of Peter Porter and Emigrant of 1621," (1937)

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James Barnes


1. Richard Barnes

2. Robert Barnes

3. Adam Barnes

4. James Barnes

5. Peter Barnes

6. Joshua Barnes

7. Keturah Barnes

8. Susannah Barnes

9. Nathan Barnes


NOTES: Grainger, Dannear

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Keturah Shipley

Lois Shipley


NOTES: Small, Dannear

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Adam Shipley

Lois (Howard?)

Adam Shipley:

Lois (Howard?)


1. Adam Shipley

2. Keturah Shipley

3. Peter Shipley

4. Richard Shipley

5. Robert Shipley

6. Lois Shipley


NOTES: Small, Dannear, and wills, probates, inventories cited by same.

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Sarah Ruth Howard

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Samuel Howard

Catherine Warner

Samuel Howard:

Catherine Warner


1. Sarah Ruth Howard

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Matthew Howard

Ann Hall


1. Samuel Howard

2. John Howard

3. Cornelius Howard

4. Matthew Howard

5. Elizabeth Howard

6. Ann Howard

7. Phillip Howard

8. Mary Howard


NOTES: Lind, "Descendants of John & Elizabeth (Lock) Howard. Emigrated to Virginia 1636.

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John Howard

Elizabeth Lock

John Howard:

Elizabeth Lock:


1. Matthew Howard


NOTES: Lind. Various Howard descendants have tried mightily to find a connection between the Howards who emigrated to the Virginia Colony and the Howards, Dukes of Norfolk. Tempting bits of evidence have been found which have been used to bolster the connection, notably the use of the Howard coat of arms from a signet ring, found on the will of of John Howard. (William & Mary Quarterly, Volume 26: "Discovery of the Coat of Arms of the Howard Family of Virginia and Maryland," by Francis B. Culver). However, as R. Saunders points out, there is no evidence whatsoever that Matthew Howard, the emigrant, ever used the Norfolk Howard seal or arms in any manner or cause. Then as now, he reminds us, the rampant, illegal use of arms was common in America and in England, in an attempt to bolster one's prestige and status among the community.

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