Mary Shaw

15 June 1859–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Shaw was born on 15 June 1859, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Shaw, was 32 and her mother, Janet Cook, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Shaw
1826–1895
Janet Cook
1828–1905
John Shaw
1853–1934
William Shaw
1865–1867
Janet Cook Shaw
1868–1953
Alexander Shaw
1855–1930
Elizabeth Shaw
1857–1949
Mary Shaw
1859–
Robert Shaw
1861–1866
Rebecca Russell Shaw
1863–1864

Parents and Siblings

    John Shaw

    Male1826–1895Male

    Female1828–1905Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (3)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 9

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 49

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 (1)

  • Mary Shaw, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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