Stephan Shaw

Male5 November 1805–December 1830

Brief Life History 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 or 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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Stephan Shaw
Rebecca Curry
Marriage: 20 December 1827

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    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English s(c)hawe, s(c)haghe ‘small wood, grove, thicket’ (Old English sceaga). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a small wood, or habitational, for someone from any of the many places so named. Shaw and Shawe are most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where Shaw in Oldham (Lancashire) may be a principal source of the surname. The English and Lowland Scottish surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.

    Scottish: shortened form of various surnames from the Gaelic personal name Sitheach, derived from sithech ‘wolf’.

    Irish (Down and Antrim): adopted for Ó Síthigh ‘descendant of Sítheach’, a personal name based on sítheach ‘peaceful’. Compare Sheehy .

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

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