about 1812–31 December 1874 (Age 63)
When John Shaw was born about 1812, in Ireland, his father, James Shaw, was 13 and his mother, Jane, was 13. He married Deidamia Phinney on 27 February 1838, in Wilmot, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1838 and Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1874. He died on 31 December 1874, in Canning, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Cornwallis Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Grafton, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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