John S. Shaw

18 June 1883–1 June 1892 (Age 8)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John S.

When John S. Shaw was born on 18 June 1883, his father, Joseph Oren Shaw, was 33 and his mother, Clara Amelia McCallin, was 28. He died on 1 June 1892, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 8.

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Joseph Oren Shaw
Clara Amelia McCallin
Henry E. Shaw
Edward Clinton Shaw
John S. Shaw
Oren Marston Shaw

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World Events (3)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 7

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Shaw, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • John S Shaw, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • John S. Shaw, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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