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John Shaw

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Birthplace: Bridgewater, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death: Died in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Job Shaw, Sr and Lucy Shaw
Husband of Polly Maria Fox; Susanna Shaw; Susan Shaw and Polly Maria Shaw
Father of Olive Lucy Cazier; Myrtillo Shaw, Sr; John Langdon Shaw; Sylvestyer Shaw; Henry Champion Shaw and 5 others
Brother of Manley Sherman Shaw; Job Shaw, Jr; Lucy Strong; Spede Talman; Keziah Morgan and 3 others
Half brother of Job Shaw, Jr; Lucy Strong; Spede Talman; Keziah Morgan; William E. Shaw and 3 others

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About John Shaw

(son of Job Shaw and Lucy Sherman of Windsor county, Vermont, born October 26, 1766). He was born June 30, 1790, Bridgewater, Windsor county, Vermont. Came to Utah September 20, 1848, Lorenzo Snow company.

   Married:	Polly Maria Fox January 1, 1812, Victor. Ontario county, New York (daughter of Jeremiah and Olive Fox), who was born January 1, 1790, in Sheffield, Massachusetts, died January 1873, North Ogden, Utah.
   Their children:
           Myrtillo born August 1, 1814, married Harriet Aurelia Austin September 16, 1838;
           John L. born May, 1316, married Tryphenia Merrill 1842;
           Sylvester born 1818, married Amelia Noble;
           Henry C. born July 1, 1820, married Jane Waldron 1846;
           Zebediah born August 5, 1822, married Betsie Starks 1847;
           Ambrose born September 12, 1824, married Pamelia Dunn June 22, 1846, M. Minerva P. Stone January 1, 1875;
           William born September 8, 1826, married Diana Chase 1848;
           Polly Maria born February 28, 1830, married Lorin Dunn 1846, married Lafayette Williams 1866;
           Olive born 1833, married Benjamin Cazier 1848.

Settled at Salt Lake City 1848; moved to Ogden 1850. Died July 6, 1880, at Ogden, Utah. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 392

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1156

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John Shaw's Timeline

1790
June 30, 1790
Bridgewater, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
1814
August 1, 1814
Age 24
Victor, Ontario County, New York, United States
1816
May 19, 1816
Age 25
Victor, Ontario County, New York, United States
May 19, 1816
Age 25
Victor, Ontario County, New York, United States
1820
July 1, 1820
Age 30
Victor, Ontario County, New York, United States
1822
August 5, 1822
Age 32
Victor, Ontario County, New York, United States
1824
September 12, 1824
Age 34
Victor, Ontario County, New York, United States
1826
September 8, 1826
Age 36
1830
February 10, 1830
Age 39
1833
February 7, 1833
Age 42
Bennington, NY, USA