Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Volume 2

Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...in 1675. He removed to Raynham, where he built the old homestead, a little east of the house later built by his grandson, Mason Shaw, that still stands. His sons were: Benjamin, Jonathan, see forward, and Ebenezer, who all married and reared families. He had four daughters who married. JONAT11AN SHAw, son of Benjamin Shaw, was born March 28, 1700. He settled in Raynham, Massachusetts, on the same farm his house still stands on. He married Mercy Mason, March 21, 1726. Sons: Jonathan, John, Mason, see forward, and Gideon, all married and reared families. Daughters: Mercy, married Reuben Williams, Mary J., married Joseph Shaw, Susannah, married Brigadier James Williams. MAS0N SHAw, son of Jonathan and Mercy (Mason) Shaw, was born in the old Shaw homestead which still stands in Raynham, Massachusetts, June 15, 1737, died September 26, 1815. He served in the Revolution as minute-man and officer. He was at the battle of Lexington and the siege of Boston. He was a captain of the Third Bristol Company of Massachusetts troops and was appointed adjutant at Cambridge under General Washington when he took command of the Revolutionary army. He held that rank in the Bristol regiment on the march to Warren, Rhode Island, where he was in service on that occasion from August 1 to 17, 1780. He married, June 16, 1763, Mary, born May 26, 1742, died October 25, 1839, daughter of Philip King, and granddaughter of John King, the English emigrant. Children: Hannah, born July 11, 1764, died May 27, 1840; Mason (2) January 23, 1767, died December 25, 1770; Jahaziah, January 8, 1769, died May 13, 1813; Mason (3), May 24, 1773, died November 1860; Lloyd, see forward. LLOYD SHAw, youngest child of Adjutant Mason and Mary (King) Shaw, was born in Raynham, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865901
  • 9781236865908