Charles Shaw

1784–
Barston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Shaw was born in February 1784, in Barston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Shaw, was 29 and his mother, Mary Lloyd, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Charles Shaw
1784–
Phebe Evans
1785–1870

Spouse & Children

  • Male1784–Male

  • Phebe Evans

    Female1785–1870Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 17

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 24

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 31

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Charles Shaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles -

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