Submitted by Alice Burroughs Shipley
b.1750 Baltimore Co. Md.
d.Feb.25,1839 Monroe Co. Kentucky
b.abt.1757 Baltimore Co. Md/
The 1st 3 were born in N.C. The rest in Tn.
b.August 14,1785 Washington Co. NC.
d.May 30 1830 McMinn co. Tn.
married April 20,1811 Knox Co. Tn.
b.abt.1793 Wythe co. Va.
d.July 6, 1868 McMinn Co. Tn.
10 children; They are;
1.Uriah Hart Shipley
b.June 10,1812 Knox Co. Tn.
d.Oct.14,1882 Springfield Arkansas Conway Co.
Buried Springfield cemetery
2.Randolph R. b.1815 McMinn co. tn.
3.Thomas C. b. 1817 McMinn Co.
4.Mary (polly)b. Feb,18,1817 McMinn Co.
5.William E. b. 1820 McMinn Co.
6.James Harvey b.1822 McMinn Co. Tn.
(he is on the 1850 census in Van Buren Co. Ar.)
7.Martin James K.b 1823
8.Nehemiah b. 1826
9.David F. b.1828
10. Elizabeth b. 1830 McMinn Co. Tn.
Uriah Hart Shipley
1st spouse Ann Davis
2nd Mary Hicks
1st marriage abt. 1830
9 children(they are)
1.Sterling Davis Shipleyb. 1831 McMinn Tn.
2.Mary b. 1833 d. 1911 Porum Ok.
3.Eliza b.1834 Tn d. 1869 Arkansas
4.William Matthew Shipley b.1842 McMinn Co. Tn.
d.1907 Formosa, Ar. Van Buren Co. Ar.
5.Leonard Brookline Shipley b. Jan.2,1844 d.
6.Martha Jane b.April 25,1845
7.Calvin Morgan b.Dec.1846
8.Rebecca b. abt,1849
9. Louisa b.April 21,1853 Tn.
William Matthew Shipley
born in Tn.
Served in the 1st Arkansas Infantry
United States of America
1862 to 1865 Company H.
Living in Searcy Co. Ar. 1870
1st wife had died had a 4 year old daughter named Almareen.
Married 2nd wife in 1878
2nd spouse - Mary Jane Barnes-Turney(a widow)
marriage August 11,1878
Mary Jane was born 1852 Ar.
Children;(John Turney b. 1871 by Marys 1st
husband Thomas Turney m. Dec.10, 1871
(William and Marys children)
Leonard b. 1878
Dora Ann b. 1880
William M. b1884 Van Buren Co. Ar.
William M. Shipley
marriage:Gertrude Lawrance August 12,1904
daughter of Ella M. Bowling-Glenndenning
Step Father-Thomas Glenndenning
William was born March 6,1884 Formsa Ar.
died 1955 buried Halbrooke Cemetery Conway Co. Ar
Children of William and Gertrude are:
Oliver b. 1903 Formosa Ar.
Orville b. August 22,1907 d.Dec.16,1974 Formosa Ar.
Beatrice b. 1914 d. 1950
John J. b. Sept 13,1917 died July 15,1978
All are buried at Halbrooke Cemetery in Conway Co. Ar.
except for Lula. John J. Shipley had polio at age 3 and
had a bad foot.
He ran a local garage at Formosa all of his adult life.
He wasn't able to serve in WWII, but he wanted to do
his part, so he volunteered his services during the war at
Camden Ar, working on the Armed Forces Vehicles.
He married Alma Jordan of Scotland Ar. in the early 40s
and they had 3 children.