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Benjamin Shaw

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Birthplace: Beverly, Essex, Ma
Death: Died in Marietta, Washington, Oh
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Shaw, Jr. and Elizabeth Meacham Shaw
Husband of Elizabeth Cushing
Father of Cushing Shaw and Boylston Shaw
Brother of Sarah SHAW; Elizabeth SHAW and Sally Dana

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About Benjamin Shaw

Benjamin Shaw was another of the first party. He served in a Danvers company of minute men, under Captain Israel Hutchinson, at teh battle of Lexington, and afterward as a regular soldier in the Revolutionary Army. He came from Hampton, New Hampshire, and at a later date removed his family to the west. They were in Fort Frye during the war, and afterward settled on the rich Round Bottom. This farm next came into the possession of Boylston Shaw, his son, who was one of the most successful and enterprising farmers in this region. Sally Shaw, a daughter of the pioneer, married Benjamin Dana, whose highly cultivated farm of fourteen hundred acres was perhaps the finest in the county. The lamented General Benjamin D. Fearing, of the Union Army, and the Hon. James W. Dawes, late governor of Nebraska, are among their descendants.

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Benjamin Shaw's Timeline

1753
October 19, 1753
Beverly, Essex, Ma
1756
June 27, 1756
Age 2
Beverly, , Essex, Massachusetts, USA,
1781
August 30, 1781
Age 27
Beverly, Essex, Ma
1838
August 5, 1838
Age 84
Marietta, Washington, Oh
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