The Story of Myra "Belle"
Starr - Famous female
outlaw of the American West. She was the daughter of John
Shirley who died 1876 in Scyene Texas (now a Dallas suburb).
The Story of Tryon Palace
North Carolina - Royal
Governor William Tryon was the grandson of the 1st Earl Ferrers,
Robert Shirley. His governor's mansion in North Carolina was
known as Tryon Palace.
The Story of Massachussetts
colonial Governor William Shirley
- an English aristocrat
and diplomat who served as governor of Massachussetts during
the French and Indian War and later governor of the Bahamas.
Also read about Shirley Place,
the home of the governor in Boston, MA.
The Story of Eliza Shirley - an Englishwoman
who brought the Salvation Army to America.
The Shirleys of Northumberland
Virginia - a page
dedicated to a very important county in the history of Shirleys
US Professional Baseball Players - This page highlights baseball
players who were Shirleys. One player played on World Series
The Story of "O Henry" - Famous US short story writer of the
late 19th and early 20th century. William
Sydney Porter was a descendant of Daniel Shurley of Princess
Anne Co Virginia.