George Shaw

25 December 1788–19 March 1874 (Age 85)
Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Shaw was born on 25 December 1788, in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jethro Shaw, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Wall, was 29. He married Mary Shaw on 19 April 1815, in Darley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 19 March 1874, in Darley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85, and was buried in Darley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Shaw
1788–1874
Mary Shaw
1796–1873
Marriage: 19 April 1815
Sarah Shaw
1816–1873
George Shaw
1826–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1815
Darley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Sarah Shaw

    Female1816–1873Female

    George Shaw

    Male1826–1883Male

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siblings

(8)

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World Events (6)

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 1

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 13

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 27

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 (3)

  • George Shaw, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George Shaw, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Shaw, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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