Samuel Shaw

about 1724–
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Shaw was born about 1724, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, David Shaw, was 34 and his mother, Catherine, was 24.

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David Shaw
1692–1748
Catherine
1702–
William Shaw
1722–1795
Samuel Shaw
1724–
Anna Shaw
1726–
Rebecca Shaw
1728–
Rebecca Shaw
1730–
Elizabeth Shaw
1732–
David Shaw
1734–
Joseph Shaw
1736–
Moses Shaw
1738–1810

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Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English s(c)hawe, s(c)haghe ‘small wood, grove, thicket’ (Old English sceaga). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a small wood, or habitational, for someone from any of the many places so named. Shaw and Shawe are most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where Shaw in Oldham (Lancashire) may be a principal source of the surname. The English and Lowland Scottish surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.Scottish: shortened form of various surnames from the Gaelic personal name Sitheach, derived from sithech ‘wolf’.Irish (Down and Antrim): adopted for Ó Síthigh ‘descendant of Sítheach’, a personal name based on sítheach ‘peaceful’. Compare Sheehy .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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