David Shaw, Min. of Coylton

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David Shaw, Min. of Coylton

Birthdate: (91)
Death: April 26, 1810 (87-95)
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Shaw, Min. of Edinkillie and Grizel Munro
Husband of Marion Dalrymple
Brother of John Shaw, Min. of Middle Parish, Greenock and Andrew Shaw, Min. of St Madoes

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About David Shaw, Min. of Coylton

Biographical Summary

David Shaw, third son of Alexander S. min of Edinkillie ; licen. by Presb. of Forres 10th Nov. 1743; pres. by George II. 12th July 1748 ; ord. 29th June 1749; D.D. (St Andrews, 11th Jan. 1775); Moderator of the General Assembly 25th May 1776 ; died 26th April 1810, aged 91. In personal appearance he was stately and venerable, was hale and hearty till he was 91, and had not a wrinkle on his cheek or a furrow on his brow. He marr. 5th Nov. 1750, Marion (died 14th March 1803), daugh. of James Dalrymple, sheriff clerk, Ayr, and had issue —

  • Grizel, born 29th Dec. 1751, died 28th Feb. 1775 ;
  • Alexander, born 7th Feb. and died 2nd May 1753;
  • Margaret, born 4th April 1754, died 21st Aug. 1799 ;
  • Jean Cathcart, born 2nd Sept. 1755, died 18th Nov. 1800 ;
  • Charles, writer, Ayr, born 17th Dec. 1757 ;
  • Manie, born 14th March 1759, died 10th April 1784;
  • James, born 20th Oct. 1760, died 12th July 1779 ;
  • William, born 6th April 1763, died 10th Feb. 1793;
  • David, writer, Edinburgh, born 26th Sept. 1765;
  • John, born 11th July 1767, died 5th Aug. 1774.

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. III, page 21

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David Shaw, Min. of Coylton's Timeline

April 26, 1810
Age 91