Samuel Shaw

about 1724–
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Shaw was born about 1724, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, David Shaw, was 32 and his mother, Catherine, was 22.

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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

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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