I don't know if there is a connection but my maternal grandfathers name was Charles Shipton. I do not know my grandmothers name. He had 2 wives and 8 children. The 3 by his first wife were: Bessie Shipton Edna Shipton Mable Shipton (my mother)
5 by his 2nd. wife were Mozelle Shipton Ruby Shipton Cicero Shipton Willard Shipton Charley (Red) Shipton He died sometime in the late 1940's or early 1950's in South Carolina.