John Shaw

The Life Summary of John

John Shaw was born as the son of Mr Shaw. He married Sally Douglass on 30 May 1806, in Barren, Kentucky, United States.

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John Shaw
Sally Douglass
Marriage: 30 May 1806

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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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  • John Shaw, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Shaw, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Shaw, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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