Dr. James T Shaw Sr

about 1760–9 April 1807 (Age 47)
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James T

When Dr. James T Shaw Sr was born about 1760, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, his father, Dr. William H Shaw III, was 20 and his mother, Ann E. Bird, was 18. He married Mary Ann "Molly" Pendergrass on 9 January 1786, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 April 1807, in Chester, Chester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 47.

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Dr. James T Shaw Sr
1760–1807
Mary Ann "Molly" Pendergrass
1763–1816
Marriage: 9 January 1786
John Russell Shaw
1788–1858
Elizabeth Shaw
Fanny Shaw
Jane Shaw
Samuel Shaw
James Shaw Jr
1791–1850
William Washington Shaw
1792–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 January 1786
Caswell, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    John Russell Shaw

    Male1788–1858Male

    James Shaw Jr

    Male1791–1850Male

    William Washington Shaw

    Male1792–1850Male

    Elizabeth Shaw

    FemaleFemale

    Fanny Shaw

    FemaleFemale

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 16

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 26

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • James Shaw, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James Shaw, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James Shaw, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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