Rebecca Shaw

1701–Female
Of,Sheffield,Yorks,Eng

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Shaw was born in 1701, her father, Thomas Shaw, was 49 and her mother, Margaret Machin, was 45. She had at least 2 sons with Joseph Berry.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Berry
1697–
Rebecca Shaw
1701–
John Berry Sr
1723–
Joseph Berry
1727–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 100

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 114

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 (1)

  • Rebecca Shawe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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