Lydia Ann Shaw

1822–
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Shaw was born in 1822, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Josiah Shaw, was 31 and her mother, Sylvia Ann Brandriff, was 24. She married Joseph Shaw on 1 July 1840, in Woodbury, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States.

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Joseph Shaw
Lydia Ann Shaw
1822–
Marriage: 1 July 1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1840
Woodbury, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

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World Events (8)

1823

Age 1

"Corfield vs Coryell was a significant federal court case that upheld New Jersey's existing regulation, which prohibited any non-residents from gathering clams and oysters. The case was decided by Justice Bushrod Washington of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Justice Washington primarily referenced the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment, regarding ""privileges and immunities"" to arrive at his decision."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1861

Age 39

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

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 (2)

  • Lydia Ann Shaw in entry for Joseph Shaw, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"
  • Lydia Ann Shaw in entry for Joseph Shaw, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985" SEE IMAGE #1978

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