Mary Louisa "Mamie" Shaw

16 September 1875–16 January 1953 (Age 77)
Germantown, Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Louisa "Mamie"

When Mary Louisa "Mamie" Shaw was born on 16 September 1875, in Germantown, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, her father, Hiram W. Shaw, was 37 and her mother, Caroline Gillman, was 35. She died on 16 January 1953, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Hiram W. Shaw
Caroline Gillman
Harry D Shaw
Armstead A Shaw
John Shaw
Jane "Jennie" Shaw
Anna Shaw
Mary Louisa "Mamie" Shaw
Frank Shaw

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram W. Shaw


    Caroline Gillman




    Harry D Shaw


    Armstead A Shaw


    John Shaw


    Jane "Jennie" Shaw


    Anna Shaw


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Mayene Shaw in household of Hiram W Shaw, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mamie Shaw in household of Hiram W Shaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Louisa Shaw, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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