Roy Glen Shaw

11 May 1880–1944 (Age 63)
Ross Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Roy Glen

When Roy Glen Shaw was born on 11 May 1880, in Ross Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States, his father, James E. Shaw, was 36 and his mother, Anna Maire Troxell, was 27. He married Dr Margaret E Chittick on 26 August 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1944, at the age of 64, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Roy Glen Shaw
Dr Margaret E Chittick
Marriage: 26 August 1901
Glen Emmitt Shaw
Roy Shaw

Spouse and Children

26 August 1901


    Glen Emmitt Shaw



Parents and Siblings

    James E. Shaw


    Anna Maire Troxell




    Isabella Jane Shaw



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

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.

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)

  • Roy Shaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy G Shaw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy G Shaw in household of Anna M Shaw, "United States Census, 1900"

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