Seth Thomas Shaw Sr.

20 February 1905–15 February 2000 (Age 95)
Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Seth Thomas

When Seth Thomas Shaw Sr. was born on 20 February 1905, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Harry Albert Shaw Jr., was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Thomas, was 37. He married Edith Benson Parkinson on 25 October 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930 and Pleasant View Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 2000, in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Seth Thomas Shaw Sr.
1905–2000
Edith Benson Parkinson
1909–1994
Marriage: 25 October 1930
Seth Thomas Shaw, Jr
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1930
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Seth Thomas Shaw, Jr

    Male1924–Male

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

Age 4

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
1931

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Seth Thomas Shaw, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Seth Thomas Shaw, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Seth Thomas Shaw, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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