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William Benson Shaw

Male 1784 - Bef 1830  (< 45 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Benson Shaw was born on 4 Oct 1784 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts (son of Jacob Shaw and Molly); died before 29 Jun 1830 in Albion, Kennebec, Maine.

    William married Cynthia Witherell in 1812. Cynthia (daughter of Maj. Obadiah Witherell and Mary Bussell) was born on 22 Mar 1795; died on 15 Apr 1844; was buried in Libby Hill Cemetery, Albion, Kennebec, Maine. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Hannah B. Shaw was born on 6 Mar 1828; died on 23 May 1899; was buried in Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jacob Shaw was born on 20 Mar 1760 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts (son of George Shaw and Marcy Thomas); died on 28 Jul 1821 in Albion, Kennebec, Maine; was buried in Shaw Cemetery, Albion, Kennebec, Maine.

    Jacob married Molly on 18 Jun 1780 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Molly was born about 1760; died on 27 Jun 1849; was buried in Shaw Cemetery, Albion, Kennebec, Maine. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Molly was born about 1760; died on 27 Jun 1849; was buried in Shaw Cemetery, Albion, Kennebec, Maine.

    Notes:

    The Middleborough record of her marriage to Jacob Shaw calls her "Mrs. Molly Benson", which strongly suggests that she was not the Mayflower-descended Molly Benson born to Consider Benson and Elizabeth Washburn in Middleborough on 17 Apr 1760.

    Children:
    1. 1. William Benson Shaw was born on 4 Oct 1784 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died before 29 Jun 1830 in Albion, Kennebec, Maine.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  George Shaw

    George married Marcy Thomas on 26 Jul 1750 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Marcy Thomas
    Children:
    1. 2. Jacob Shaw was born on 20 Mar 1760 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 28 Jul 1821 in Albion, Kennebec, Maine; was buried in Shaw Cemetery, Albion, Kennebec, Maine.