The Shipleys of Maryland
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Being a member of the Shipleys of Maryland affords you several privileges. 

 

  • Our newsletter, in which you will receive current and detailed information about the goings on within the organization, as well as catch up on family news. 
  • Our membership directory.
  • Invitations to the luncheon/business meeting and our annual picnic.
  • Access to the Shipleys of Maryland Facebook page (see "Facebook" tab for link).
  • Access to our full genealogical database hosted on a separate website (see "Genealogy" tab for details).

 

Membership in The Shipleys of Maryland is open to:

  • Any person descended from Adam Shipley, who settled near Annapolis, Maryland in 1668.
  • Persons of Shipley ancestry whose descent from Adam Shipley has not been established  and who are descended from a documented “unconnected” Shipley line.
  • Husbands and wives of the foregoing.
  • Any person adopted or otherwise raised by a descendent of Adam Shipley.

 

We also offer an “Associate” membership in The Shipleys of Maryland. Associate membership conveys all membership privileges apart from voting and being a member of the Executive Board. Qualifications for Associate Membership are either:

  • Any person of Shipley ancestry who does not qualify for full membership (per above).
  • Organizations and individuals not of Shipley descent who have a bona fide interest in Shipley ancestry.
 
To apply for membership, please  complete and submit the online application following the menu below.  You will be notified via e-mail when your membership is approved Please allow time for processing.
Membership Plan:
Select Membership Plan:
Membership Plans Offered:
Plan Name For Life Maximum Associated Members Annual Fee Partial Year Description
Life Person(s) Yes 2 $200.00 Not Offered Chose this plan to become a Life Member of The Shipleys of Maryland year if you are: a person who is descended from Adam Shipley who settled near Annapolis, Maryland in 1668; a person of Shipley ancestry whose descent from Adam Shipley has not been established and who are descended from a documented “unconnected” Shipley line; a spouse of the foregoing; or a person adopted or otherwise raised by a descendent of Adam Shipley. Life members are the lifeblood of our group!
Annual Person(s) No 2 $20.00 Beginning September 30, the remainder of the year is included with the next full year's membership. Choose this plan to become an Annual Member of the group if you are: a person who is descended from Adam Shipley who settled near Annapolis, Maryland in 1668; a person of Shipley ancestry whose descent from Adam Shipley has not been established and who are descended from a documented “unconnected” Shipley line; a spouse of the foregoing; or a person adopted or otherwise raised by a descendent of Adam Shipley. Renewals of annual memberships are payable at the start of each calendar year.
Associate Person(s) No 1 $20.00 Beginning September 30, the remainder of the year is included with the next full year's membership. Choose this plan to become a non-voting Associate Member of The Shipleys of Maryland if you are a person who is neither descended from Adam Shipley who settled near Annapolis, Maryland in 1668 nor descended from a documented “unconnected” Adam Shipley line. Renewals of associate memberships are payable at the start of each calendar year.
Associate Organization Organization No 1 $20.00 Beginning September 30, the remainder of the year is included with the next full year's membership. Choose this plan for your like-minded organization to become a non-voting Associate Organization Member of The Shipleys of Maryland. Renewals of memberships for organizations are payable at the start of each calendar year.