Lifespan: Daiei 1 (1521) to 8/11 of Tenshō 9 (1581)
Other Names: Zenshirō, Sōemon (common)
Lord: Matsudaira Hirotada → Tokugawa Ieyasu
Father: Aoyama Tadayo
Siblings: Tadakado, sister (wife of 東久坊宗玄), Shigenari, Tadashige, Aoki Toshinari
Wife: Daughter of Kobayashi Matazaemon
Children: Masanaga, Shigetsugu, Masanari
Aoyama Shigenari served as a bushō during the Sengoku and Azuchi-Momoyama periods. He was a retainer of the Tokugawa clan.
Shigenari was born as the second son of Aoyama Tadayo, a retainer of the Matsudiara clan.
Shigenari served two generations of lords, Matsudaira Hirotada and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
In 1563, Shigenari, together with Tadakado, served valorously in pacification efforts during the Mikawa Ikkō-ikki.