Stephan Shaw

5 November 1805–December 1830 (Age 25)
Falmouth, West Hants, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Stephan

When Stephan Shaw was born on 5 November 1805, in Falmouth, West Hants, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Benjamin Shaw, was 42 and his mother, Lucinda ‘Lucy’ Akin, was 42. He married Rebecca Curry on 20 December 1827. He died in December 1830, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

Stephan Shaw
1805–1830
Rebecca Curry
1797–1880
Marriage: 20 December 1827

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1827
St. George Par., Nova Scotia

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Female1791–1877Female

    Female1792–1875Female

    Sarah Shaw

    Female1792–Female

    Female1793–1815Female

    Sarah Shaw

    Female1794–1849Female

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or thicket, Middle English s(c)hage, s(c)hawe (Old English sceaga), or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The English surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.2 Scottish and Irish: adopted as an English form of any of various Gaelic surnames derived from the personal name Sitheach ‘wolf’.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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