Solomon Shaw

25 July 1749–1 April 1836 (Age 86)
Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Shaw was born on 25 July 1749, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Shaw, was -7 and his mother, Elizabeth Locke, was -11. He married Anna Hayward on 31 October 1781, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 April 1836, in Paris, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Paris, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Shaw
1749–1836
Anna Hayward
1766–
Marriage: 31 October 1781
Lovina Shaw
1786–1815
Minerva Shaw
1790–1863
Solomon Shaw
1792–
Solomon Shaw
1795–1873
Ruel Shaw
1799–1889
Edmund H. Shaw
1808–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1781
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

    Lovina Shaw

    Female1786–1815Female

    Minerva Shaw

    Female1790–1863Female

    Solomon Shaw

    Male1792–Male

    Male1795–1873Male

    Ruel Shaw

    Male1799–1889Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1760

Age 11

Historical Boundaries: 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America: 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1793

Age 44

Historical Boundaries: 1793: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States

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)

  • Solomon Shaw, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Solomon Shaw, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Solomon Shaw, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"

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