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Pilot.FamilySearch.org has the death record for Jacob Mauk SHIPLEY (ca. 1865 - 2 Nov. 1949, Sullivan Co., TN) son of Benjamin SHIPLEY & Edna MAUK. Benjamin SHIPLEY (26 Jan. 1822, TN - 15 Jan. 1907) was son of Benjamin SHIPLEY (ca. 1786, MD - 15 Jan. 1855, Sullivan Co., TN) who m. in Scott Co., VA, Catherine WELLS (ca. 1786/8, VA - 1865, Sullivan Co., TN). Benjamin, b. ca. 1786, MD, was son of Eli (11 Apr. 1754 - 13 May 1821, Hemlock, Sullivan Co., TN), bu. Shipley Cem. in what is now Warrior's Path State Park, Sullivan Co.
Eli SHIPLEY m. 16 Feb. 1782, Bel Air, Harford Co., MD, Elizabeth KINGSTON (15 Oct. 1756 - 10 Jan or June 1847, TN). Shipleys were named in various records in Washington & Sullivan Districts, living on both sides of the Holston River. Part of this area was claimed by North Carolina until Tennessee became a state in 1796.
Eli SHIPLEY had Benjamin, Joshua, Richard, Eli(as), Adam, & Caleb. Shipleys of MD, 2002, has a dozen pages on descendants of Eli, but he hasn't been definitely traced to parents.
First Div., Sullivan Co., TN, 1850, (consecutive entries) SHIPLEY
Benj., 64, MD; Catharine, 66; VA; Christianah, 25; Benj. Mock, 19.
Benj. SHIPLEY, 28; Edna, 21; Andw., 2; Sarah, 6 mos.
[I cannot tell whether MOCK is a middle name or a surname for Benj., 19.]
Edna MAUK & Benjamin SHIPLEY are named as parents on death records for Byer SHIPLEY, d. 14 Oct. 1950, aged 99
John Vires SHIPLEY, d. 10 Aug. 1950, aged 93, &
(Martha) Rebecca [SHIPLEY] ISLEY(1861 - 20 May 1952).
Eden Ridge P. O., Sullivan Co., TN, 1860, SHIPLEY
Benjamin, 38; Edney, 26; Andrew, 11; Sarah C., 9 ; Bier, 8; Eliza A., 7; George M., 6; John, 4; Mary L., 2; Catherine, 72 [Google "1930 census.]
FamilySearch.org, Dist. 7, Sullivan Co., TN, 1880, SHIPLEY
Ben, 57; Edney, 51; Byer, 27; Eliza, 25; John, 22; Mary, 20; Rebecca, 18; Ellen, 16; Jacob, 14; Ben F., 12; Edna V., 10; Allice, 8.
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