Joseph Shaw

1787–
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Shaw was born in 1787, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Shaw, was 32 and his mother, Mary Lloyd, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Charles Shaw
1755–1801
Mary Lloyd
1757–
William Shaw
1777–
Thomas Shaw
1780–1850
Dexter Shaw
1786–
George Shaw
1795–
Samuel Shaw
1798–
Mary Shaw
1779–1846
Charles Shaw
1784–
Joseph Shaw
1787–
Decimus Shaw
1789–
James Shaw
1792–
Hannah Shaw
1800–1839

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World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 0

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 14

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.
1823

Age 36

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

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

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