Bertram James Shaw

21 November 1900–24 June 1984 (Age 83)
Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Bertram James

When Bertram James Shaw was born on 21 November 1900, in Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Richard Hartley Shaw, was 32 and his mother, Ada Jane Ainsworth, was 33. He married Bessie Syme on 7 May 1922, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 24 June 1984, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Bertram James Shaw
Bessie Syme
Marriage: 7 May 1922
James B. Shaw
Margaret Ann Shaw

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 1
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Age 1
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Age 22
Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

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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Sources (9)

  • Bert Shaw in household of Ada Shaw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertram H Shaw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertram Shaw in household of Richard H Shaw, "United States Census, 1910"

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