Edward Shaw

16 July 1863–12 March 1922 (Age 58)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Shaw was born on 16 July 1863, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, his father, Samuel Shaw, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Taylor, was 22. He married Sarah Elizabeth Batchelor on 12 July 1893, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Aldingham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Moroni Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 12 March 1922, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Shaw
Samantha Pearl Park
Marriage: 8 March 1905
Elizabeth Beryl Shaw
Elma Orsena Shaw
Reva Minnett Shaw
James Shaw
Pearl Shaw

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1905Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 15
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 17
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English s(c)hawe, s(c)haghe ‘small wood, grove, thicket’ (Old English sceaga). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a small wood, or habitational, for someone from any of the many places so named. Shaw and Shawe are most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where Shaw in Oldham (Lancashire) may be a principal source of the surname. The English and Lowland Scottish surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.Scottish: shortened form of various surnames from the Gaelic personal name Sitheach, derived from sithech ‘wolf’.Irish (Down and Antrim): adopted for Ó Síthigh ‘descendant of Sítheach’, a personal name based on sítheach ‘peaceful’. Compare Sheehy .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (32)

    • Edward Shaw in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Edward Showell in household of Samuel Showell, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edward in entry for James Shaw and Ellen Viola Norwood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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