Dexter Shaw

1786–
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dexter

When Dexter Shaw was born about 1786, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Shaw, was 31 and his mother, Mary Lloyd, was 29.

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Dexter Shaw
1786–
Mary Goode

Spouse & Children

  • Male1786–Male

  • Mary Goode

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 15

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.
1815

Age 29

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 37

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.

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