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William Shaw Sr. (1635 - bef. 1726)

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William Shaw Sr.
Born in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Salem, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jul 2011
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William Shaw Sr. had immigrated to Salem, Massachusetts, by 1657, when he was a servant of Thomas Palmer. He died in Salem and his will was probated on 30 December 1726.


  • WikiTree profile Shaw-1448 created through the import of Scoullar Family Tree dec07.ged on Jul 10, 2011 by Rhonda Scoullar. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Rhonda and others.

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On 26 Mar 2016 at 14:59 GMT Kenneth Kinman wrote:

Although entries on show William's birthdate as February 24, 1635, I could find no source to back that up.

And there is no record of him in Salem until 1657, so he was most likely born in England.

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