Larrinda Shaw

22 April 1896–20 February 1969 (Age 72)
Aquilla, Hill, Texas, United States

The Life of Larrinda

Larrinda Shaw was born on 22 April 1896, in Aquilla, Hill, Texas, United States. She married Robert Shaw Sr on 10 August 1902, in Hill, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 20 February 1969, at the age of 72, and was buried in Kirvin, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Robert Shaw Sr
Larrinda Shaw
Marriage: 10 August 1902
Oscar Shaw
Genie Shaw
Janethel Shaw
Matilda Shaw
Jellena Shaw
Tilman Shaw
Alberta Shaw
Falba Shaw
Robert Shaw

Spouse and Children

    Robert Shaw Sr



10 August 1902
Hill, Texas, United States


    Oscar Shaw


    Genie Shaw


    Janethel Shaw


    Matilda Shaw


    Jellena Shaw


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Lavra Shaw in household of Robert Shaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucinda Weaver, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Larrinda Weaver in entry for Tilmer Shaw, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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